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KABC Freelance Newswriters

Apply NowApply Later Job ID 10040449 Location Glendale, California, United States Business ABC Owned TV Stations Date posted Feb. 01, 2023

Job Summary:

ABC7 Los Angeles is seeking experienced television Newswriters for freelance employment. This is a great opportunity to join one of the top stations in the country. The ideal candidate will be able to write scripts, edit video, and produce newscasts when necessary.


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




·           Write and produce for newscasts as assigned

·           Edit video and booth newscasts

·           Work with reporters, editors, directors, and others to shape stories and    newscasts


Basic Qualifications:

·        Minimum of two years broadcast news experience.

·        Ability to work quickly and under continuous deadlines required.

·         Scheduling flexibility and willingness to work weekends, overnights, and holidays a must.

Preferred Qualifications:

·        Knowledge of Dalet, line producing, non-linear editing, Ross Expression, and touch-screen technology all pluses.


Required Education:

·         Bachelor’s degree

Additional Information:

  • The pay rate for this NABET Union role in Glendale, California is $22.00 to $33.50 per hour.   
  • The role also receives a daily payment in-lieu of benefits and may have potential for additional compensation for overtime, producing, and early morning or overnight shifts.

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 ABC Owned TV Stations.

KABC 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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