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Multi-Platform Assignment Editor, KFSNTV

Apply Now Apply Later Job ID 626907BR Location Fresno, California, United States Business Disney ABC Television Group Date posted Jan. 04, 2019

Job Summary:

KFSN-TV ABC30, the Disney/ABC-owned television station in Fresno has an opening for an ambitious, hardworking content editor to work on our assignment desk who can organize, coordinate and help drive the news operations for our top rated television, website, and social media platforms. Previous experience is not required. This could be an excellent opportunity for someone looking to get his or her foot in the door and get started in a career in journalism.


The person in this role will be more than a traditional assignment editor. This person will be a content creator – either directly writing for our platforms, or in a supporting role by helping execute the vision of newsroom producers and editors. The role requires a focus on multi-platform storytelling.

In this role, you will:
•Dispatch crews to cover breaking news stories.
•Publish content to website and social media accounts.
•Assemble daily news plans, including reporter/photographer assignments.
•Vet incoming news tips and coordinate story gathering
•Monitor law enforcement and emergency responder scanner traffic to alert newsroom to breaking news.

Basic Qualifications:

This person must be able to multi-task, skillfully using social media and digital tools to research and discover stories. This role requires exceptional organizing and planning skills. Willingness to work various shifts is a must.

About Disney ABC Television Group:

Disney/ABC Television Group (DATG) redefines the future of media and entertainment. Delivering compelling creative, great storytelling, ground-breaking technology, high-impact marketing and innovative distribution, DATG offers multiple opportunities to build a career that supports entertaining and informing the world. A key unit of The Walt Disney Company, one of the world's most admired vertically integrated media enterprises, DATG includes global live action and animation entertainment, news, owned television stations, and radio. If you've got a passion to join our team of talented professionals we want to hear your story.

About The Walt Disney Company:

The Walt Disney Company, together with its subsidiaries and affiliates, is a leading diversified international family entertainment and media enterprise with the following business segments: media networks, parks and resorts, studio entertainment, consumer products and interactive media. From humble beginnings as a cartoon studio in the 1920s to its preeminent name in the entertainment industry today, Disney proudly continues its legacy of creating world-class stories and experiences for every member of the family. Disney’s stories, characters and experiences reach consumers and guests from every corner of the globe. With operations in more than 40 countries, our employees and cast members work together to create entertainment experiences that are both universally and locally cherished.

This position is with KFSN Television, LLC, which is part of a business segment we call Disney ABC Television Group.

KFSN Television, LLC is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status. Disney fosters a business culture where ideas and decisions from all people help us grow, innovate, create the best stories and be relevant in a rapidly changing world.

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