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Field & Series Producer, GMA

Apply Now Apply Later Job ID 714094BR Location New York, New York, United States Business Walt Disney Television Date posted Nov. 01, 2019

Job Summary:

ABC News is looking for a Field & Series Producer.

Responsibilities:

This GMA Producer position is responsible for creating all types of content, with a primary focus on the production of Taped Pieces. Candidates for this position must be highly experienced at Crash Producing, Field Producing, and Edit Producing every type of taped piece – from hard news to entertaining features. Producers must be highly experienced Taped Piece writers, capable of scripting quickly in high-pressure situations – and are called upon to take the lead on every aspect of Taped Piece production from First Pitch to Research to Booking to Shooting to Scripting to Final Edit. Producers will also be called upon to create and produce complicated live and taped events both in the field and the studio. All assignments require quick turnarounds, so a crash-producing background is essential. This position’s schedule and hours will be set based on show need, but will most likely involve a 6pm Shift Tuesday-Saturday nights.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Candidates must be exceptional writers.
  • Candidates must be exceptional shooters.
  • Candidates must be highly proficient editors.
  • Candidates must have at least 5 years’ experience in a news environment.
  • Candidates must have 4 years crash-producing edit-room experience.
  • Candidates must have substantial field-producing experience.
  • Candidates must have previous live-producing experience.
  • Strong research and organizational skills are a must with ability to work under extreme deadlines.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Highly skilled DV shooting and Avid Editing is preferred. (Reel may be requested)

Required Education

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work 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.

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