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BS&P Review Specialist (Legal)

Apply Now Apply Later Job ID 644781BR Location New York, New York, United States Business Disney ABC Television Group Date posted Feb. 28, 2019

Job Summary:

Disney | ABC Television Group is seeking a Broadcast Standards Review Specialist for New York team.


Review commercial and programming content to ensure compliance with relevant law and Network policies and guidelines. Evaluate advertiser claims (and substantiation) for truthfulness and accuracy. Work collaboratively and creatively with Network and external advertising executives and agencies to make sure that advertising is tastefully executed and appropriately scheduled; counsel and work with business unit attorneys. Must be able to analyze complex data and communicate the conclusions to colleagues and industry representatives.

Review and issue detailed notes on scripts (rough cuts and finals) for dramas, comedies, promos; attend program tapings; monitor contest compliance for unscripted programming; review unscripted programming packages and background material for participants. Responsibilities to include operation of broadcast delay mechanism for live programming. Willingness to work on weekend and holiday assignments.

Basic Qualifications:

Working knowledge, familiarity and interest in working with clinical research, consumer perception studies and or/statistics; working knowledge, familiarity and interest in working with statistics, advertising, regulatory affairs/legal (FDA, FTC and FCC) or media experience; excellent analytical, negotiating and communication skills required. A minimum of one year of experience in a role demonstrating exceptional writing ability, attention to detail and interaction with multiple stakeholders. The candidate must be detail-oriented self-starter with critical thinking skills and able to work a flexible schedule in accordance with production needs.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience in broadcast standards, and/or production a plus

Required Education

  • BA/BS degree

Preferred Education

  • JD, Masters/Advanced degree or background in marketing, legal, social science, research or communications preferred

About Disney ABC Television Group:

Disney/ABC Television Group (DATG) redefines the future of media and entertainment. Delivering compelling creative, great storytelling, ground-breaking technology, high-impact marketing and innovative distribution, DATG 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, DATG 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 Disney ABC Television Group.

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.

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