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Digital Technology Specialist

Apply Now Apply Later Job ID 492734BR Location New York, New York, United States Business Media Networks Brand Disney ABC Television Group Date posted Sep. 27, 2017

Job Summary:

WABC-TV, New York is looking for a Digital Technology Specialist. The candidate will be involved in nearly every technical aspect of creating and executing live television programs as well as content for social media platforms.


Responsibilities include implementing and maintaining major technical systems as well as production of live news, remote broadcasts, syndicated programming and social media events.

Basic Qualifications:

The candidate must demonstrate the ability to pivot and manage changing priorities and tight deadlines of the department. The successful candidate will possess strong information technology and networking skills and media over IP. The TV station runs a 24/7 operation and the candidate will be required to work non-traditional shifts, weekends and holidays and should have the ability to lift and carry equipment as necessary.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Knowledge and experience with television studio production, video servers, broadcast automation systems, master control operations, and news room systems is preferred.
  • Ability to effectively troubleshoot and diagnose broadcast facility technical issues and problems quickly and methodically.
  • Proficient in IT desktop support for Windows & MAC systems & Servers, software applications, local disk storage systems and virtual environments.

Preferred Education

  • A degree in a technical related field, appropriate certifications, or equivalent experience preferred, but not required.
  • A minimum of 5 years of television experience preferred

Additional Information:

To apply, please log on to and search for Requisition #492734BR.


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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