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Producer, Visual Verification

Apply NowApply Later Job ID 10022279 Location London, United Kingdom Business ABC News Date posted Nov. 10, 2022 Flex Type Hybrid

- This role is considered hybrid, which means the employee will work a portion of their time on-site from a Company designated location and the remainder of their time remotely.

Job Summary:

The Producer, Visual Verification, a key member of ABC’s newsgathering team, obtains and verifies user- generated content (UGC) during breaking news events.  

 

In this role, you will exercise strong news judgment enabling you to proactively identify the multimedia needs of ABC News platforms. And, you have the ability to pitch and present material clearly, accurately, and compellingly. 

Knowledge of cutting-edge open-source intelligence (OSINT) methods is highly desirable; strong communication and interpersonal skills are essential. You are someone who thrives in a fast-paced, high-pressure environment.   
 
You will be encouraged to pitch and write original reported pieces as the news cycle allows on topics including, but not limited to, mis- and disinformation and social media platform policy.  
 

This role requires flexible hours including some weekends. 

 

The Opportunity & Responsibilities

  • Monitoring social platforms for UGC related to breaking news 

  • Use all available methods to verify videos and photos 

  • Secure proper clearance for network use of multimedia content 

  • Liaise with Standards and Legal departments as necessary 

  • Pitch cleared and verified content to all ABC News platforms  

  • Report for ABC News platforms  

The Experience We Require From You

  • Ability to use both OSINT and traditional journalism methods to verify multimedia

  • Understanding of issues around mis- and disinformation and social platform policies 

  • Deep knowledge of social platforms including Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, YouTube, TikTok and Snapchat 

  • Proficiency with social media curation tools  

  • Highly organized and detail oriented with exceptional sense of accountability 

  • Ability to juggle multiple projects and create ideas in a fast-paced environment 

About ABC News:

The Disney General Entertainment Content group creates original entertainment and news content for the Company’s streaming platforms and its cable and broadcast networks.

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 ABC News Intercont UK Branch, which is part of a business we call ABC News.

ABC News Intercont UK Branch is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, colour, religion or belief, sex, nationality, ethnic or national origin, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, marital or civil partner status, disability or pregnancy or maternity. 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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