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Digital Editor, Hard News - ABC News

Apply NowApply Later Job ID 10028249 Location New York, New York, United States Business ABC News Date posted Nov. 02, 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:

ABC News is responsible for all of the ABC Television Network’s news programming, including “World News Tonight with David Muir,” “Nightline,” “Good Morning America,” “GMA3,” “20/20,” “This Week with George Stephanopoulos,” ABC News Live, ABC News Radio, ABCNews.com, and satellite service NewsOne.  The News division also creates content for various streaming partners like Disney + and Hulu.  These award-winning teams provide the latest information and analysis of major events to bring viewers a better understanding of the world. 

ABCNEWS has an opening for a Digital Video Editor for its top-rated news programs focusing on overnight and early morning platforms.  Candidates must have minimum 5 years’ experience in broadcast news.  Proficiency in Avid editing platform is required.  Knowledge of Avid Interplay is required, as is knowledge of end to end digital workflows.  Candidates with skill and experience with Boris Red/Avid FX, Sapphire, and/or Adobe After Effects will be strongly considered.

Candidate must have strong organizational skills, be able to meet deadlines, and work well under pressure.   Person will have editorial responsibility over some segments. Person must demonstrate editorial judgment.  The role requires the ability to edit packages from script to completion with as part of a team or as an independently.  Role may also include editing voice overs and re-editing previously aired and edited packages. 

This role is a hybrid staff position.  The shift is subject to change.  Rate is commensurate with experience.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Duties will focus on, but will not be limited to Hard News segment editing.
  • Minimum 5 years working in Broadcast News
  • Must be an expert in Avid Media Composer and experience with Avid Interplay.
  • Experience with third party effects a must; Sapphire, BCC.
  • Must be available to work flexible hours and weekends and perform duties under deadline.
  • Non-Technical Skills: Strong organizational skills, able to meet deadlines, attention to detail, work well under pressure.
  • Work well with a team and independently.

Required Education:

  • BA or BS from a 4 year accredited college or university or equivalent experience

The hiring range for this position in New York is $75,200 - $103,400 per year.  The base pay actually offered will take into account internal equity and also may vary depending on the candidate’s geographic region, job-related knowledge, skills, and experience among other factors.  A bonus and/or long-term incentive units may be provided as part of the compensation package, in addition to the full range of medical, financial, and/or other benefits, dependent on the level and position offered.

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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 American Broadcasting Companies, Inc., which is part of a business we call ABC News.

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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