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Digital News Associate (ABC News California)

Apply NowApply Later Job ID 764993BR Location Los Angeles, California, United States Business Walt Disney Television, ABC News Date posted Sep. 16, 2020

Job Summary:

A Digital News Associate (DNA) position at the ABC News Assignment Desk is an ideal opportunity for junior level candidates to become part of the daily news gathering operation of a 24/7 global newsroom.


  • Providing production support to the ABC News Assignment Desk (answering phones, booking travel) as well as assisting producers and correspondents on assignments in the field.
  • Writing stories for ABC News Digital platforms.
  • Identifying, researching and pitching stories, making editorial calls and monitoring video feeds for the entire News Division.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Active news consumer with genuine interest in journalism, production, and wide variety of current events.
  • Excellent multi-tasker with attention to details.
  • Demonstrated ability to work well under pressure.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication.
  • Availability to work flexible schedules/extended hours/weekends, evenings, overnights.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Prior experience in a broadcast or digital newsroom.
  • Additional languages.

Required Education

  • Bachelor's degree in journalism or equivalent in experience

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: 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 American Broadcasting Companies, Inc., which is part of a business segment we call Walt Disney Television.

American Broadcasting Companies, 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 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.

We will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories consistent with applicable law.

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