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Multi-Skilled Journalist, KFSN-TV

Apply NowApply Later Job ID 771778BR Location Fresno, California, United States Business Walt Disney Television Date posted Jan. 12, 2021

Job Summary:

KFSN-TV/ABC30 Action News, the ABC Owned Television station in Central California, is seeking a Multi-Skilled Journalist who can shoot, write and edit stories. We want someone who thrives on chasing breaking news, being the top story and owning the competition.

Responsibilities:

The ideal candidate will report for the station’s top-rated newscasts and digital platforms, all while keeping the audience updated along the way on social media. Our reporters are expected to turn creative and memorable stories, and then front them with active live shots. The ideal candidate innovates every day and is willing to experiment with new technology. This person must be organized, and work well under pressure and constant deadlines. We want someone who is receptive to feedback, and brings a positive attitude every day.

Basic Qualifications:

  • You must be able to research, setup, shoot, write, and edit content on a daily basis.
  • Ability to effectively handle breaking news live on-air, without a script.
  • Collaborate with photojournalists, producers, assignment editors, and managers to execute story assignments.
  • Fill-in anchoring as needed.
  • A college degree and at least 3 years of reporting experience are required. This is not an entry level position.
  • Must be able to work a flexible schedule, including mornings, nights, weekends and holidays.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Knowledge of the Central Valley and bilingual skills are a plus.


About Walt Disney Television:

Walt Disney Television (WDT) redefines the future of media and entertainment. Delivering compelling creative, great storytelling, ground-breaking technology, high-impact marketing and innovative distribution, WDT 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, WDT 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 Walt Disney Television.

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, protected veteran status or any other basis prohibited by federal, state or local law. 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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