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KABC Weekend Morning Anchor/Reporter

Apply NowApply Later Job ID 10018917 Location Glendale, California, United States Business ABC Owned TV Stations Date posted Aug. 29, 2022 Flex Type On-Site

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

Job Summary:

ABC7 Los Angeles is seeking a dynamic and motivated anchor/reporter to join our weekend morning team. We are looking for someone dedicated to taking us to the next level on all platforms in one of the most competitive markets in the country.

You are a leader in the newsroom who is an example for the team. You will play an integral role in covering and delivering the biggest stories of the day, and also focus on how those stories impact our local communities. You contribute to every newscast you are a part of, from working with producers ahead of time to writing or researching stories. You are a constant collaborator. You are an inclusive storyteller who demonstrates a strong and full understanding of the powerful voice and responsibility journalists have with the communities they serve. You uphold the integrity of the station at all times, and also understand the unique demands of the weekend morning audience.

This position will anchor Saturday/Sunday mornings, and report three mornings a week. This role is considered on-site, which means the employee will work from a Company designated location on an ongoing basis.

Responsibilities:

  • Perform on-air anchor responsibilities for Eyewitness News Weekend Mornings and other programs on multiple platforms.
  • Exceptional reporting, writing and interviewing skills
  • Active use of social media for promotion and news gathering
  • Willingness to lead and mentor
  • Collaborate with producers and managers before, during and after shows, always looking for ways to improve, evolve and innovate storytelling from the studio or field
  • Create unique and shareable stories for television, digital, social and streaming
  • Expertly handle live breaking news on the anchor desk and in the field
  • Participate in community and station public events
  • Fill in for other anchors/reporters

Basic Qualifications:

  • Multiple market experience
  • Know how to present active and engaging live shots
  • Must work well under deadline pressure
  • Must have schedule flexibility and ability to work holidays

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 5 years experience on air (preferably anchoring in a top 20 market)
  • Ability to shoot, edit and publish
  • Experience with Adobe Premiere and/or Dalet One-Cut
  • Bilingual

Required Education:

  • Bachelor’s degree

Additional Info:

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

About ABC Owned TV Stations:

Comprised of the Company’s international business units and various direct-to-consumer streaming services, Disney Media & Entertainment Distribution (DMED) aligns technology, media distribution and advertising sales into a single business segment to create and deliver personalized entertainment experiences to consumers around the world.

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 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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