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Interactive Digital Journalist

Apply Now Apply Later Job ID 729292BR Location New York, New York, United States Business Walt Disney Television Date posted Dec. 02, 2019

Job Summary:

WABC-TV, Eyewitness News, seeks a creative Digital Content Producer who loves to create video and has a passion for social media. Part of this position involves leading our digital and social efforts on the weekend. This producer must thrive in a high-energy, nonstop news environment to help us excel on breaking news and create compelling content that our users will want to share.

Some of the specific duties include managing breaking news and other content on abc7ny.com, creating original videos, directing live coverage, optimizing content for more reach and impact, and helping to manage our social media presence and engage our audience.

The producer must have experience working in a newsroom, and have strong news judgment, solid video production skills (such as Adobe Premiere), be an excellent communicator and stay on top of best practices for digital and social media. The ideal candidate will be able to deliver consistently strong content across all platforms to ensure Eyewitness News always goes above and beyond to be New York's No. 1 source of news.

To apply, please log on to www.disneycareers.com and search for requisition # 729292BR.

No telephone calls, please.

WABC-TV, an owned station of ABC, Inc., is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Female/Minority/Veteran/Disability/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity

Responsibilities:

Part of this position involves leading our digital and social efforts on the weekend. This producer must thrive in a high-energy, nonstop news environment to help us excel on breaking news and create compelling content that our users will want to share.

Some of the specific duties include managing breaking news and other content on abc7ny.com, creating original videos, directing live coverage, optimizing content for more reach and impact, and helping to manage our social media presence and engage our audience.



Basic Qualifications:

The producer must have experience working in a newsroom, and have strong news judgment, solid video production skills (such as Adobe Premiere), be an excellent communicator and stay on top of best practices for digital and social media. The ideal candidate will be able to deliver consistently strong content across all platforms to ensure Eyewitness News always goes above and beyond to be New York's No. 1 source of news.


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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