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Multi-Skilled Journalist

Apply NowApply Later Job ID 794673BR Location Houston, Texas, United States Business Disney Media & Entertainment Distribution Date posted May 17, 2021

Job Summary:

KTRK-TV the ABC Owned station in Houston, TX is looking for an innovative, creative, hard-working, and fiercely competitive Multi-Skilled Journalist who can do it All.

Candidates must be master storytellers who can identify, develop, shoot, write, edit, produce and report high quality, enterprising stories for multiple platforms. Must be proficient in modern storytelling techniques with the ability to take a story from concept to completion.
Qualified candidates must have a minimum 2 years major market television news experience with excellent editorial, writing, shooting, editing and on-air presentation skills, including live reporting & ad lib expertise whether it be breaking news or live major sporting or community events.

Our ideal candidate also knows how to tell high-impact stories utilizing data and other research tools and is willing to experiment with new technology. Must have a desire to serve the community and a knack for quickly cultivating contacts and exclusive story ideas.
Must be a team player with an exceptional work ethic, the ability to work under deadline, multi-task, prioritize assignments, and have the flexibility to work any shift required. . We want a respected, knowledgeable, ethical station representative and team player with a strong presence on social media.

Candidate Resume Reel Links should include examples of produced stories as well as live in-the-field reports that are innovative, authentic and memorable. Background check clearance and clean driving record will be required.

To be considered, interested applicants must apply online at disneycareers.com, Ref Job# 794673BR. Please upload a cover letter, resume, and list of references. Please email resume reel samples or links to: KTRK.HR@abc.com.

Equal Opportunity Employer - Female/Minority/Veteran/Disability/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity


About Disney Media & Entertainment Distribution:

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 KTRK Television, Inc., which is part of a business segment we call Disney Media & Entertainment Distribution.

KTRK Television, Inc. 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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