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KABC Freelance General Assignment Reporter

Apply NowApply Later Job ID 10065241 Location Glendale, California, United States Business Walt Disney Television Date posted Sep. 29, 2023

Job Summary:

ABC7 Los Angeles is seeking a multi-skilled freelance general assignment reporter who will play an integral role in covering the biggest stories of the day and how those stories impact our local communities. The ideal candidate must be a strong journalist, storyteller and content creator for all platforms, and know how to present active and engaging live shots.

This role is considered on-site, which means the employee will work from a Company designated location on an ongoing basis.


  • Create unique and shareable stories for television, digital, social and streaming.
  • Collaborate on content and handle live breaking news in the field or studio.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Multiple market experience.
  • Ability to report live or on tape accurately and fairly
  • Must be collaborative on content and new ideas and comfortable handling live breaking news in the field or studio.
  • Must be available to work a flexible schedule that can include early morning, late night, and weekend shifts.
  • Must work well under deadline pressure.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with Adobe Premiere.
  • Experience shooting with a phone or small camera.
  • Previous local news anchoring or fill-in anchoring experience.
  • Previous local news weather forecasting and anchoring experience a plus.
  • Bilingual preferred.

Required Education:

  • Bachelor's degree

Please include the link to your recent reel when submitting your application online.

The pay rate for this AFTRA Union role in Glendale, CA is $41.75 per hour.

The pay rate for this role in Glendale, CA is $41.75 per hour.

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: Disney Entertainment, ESPN, Disney Parks, and Experiences and Products. 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 KABC Television, LLC, which is part of a business we call Walt Disney Television.

KABC Television, LLC is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, 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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