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Managing Editor - LiveApply Now Apply Later Job ID 518750BR Location New York, New York, United States Business Media Networks Brand Disney ABC Television Group Date posted Jan. 24, 2018
Job Summary:ABC News Digital is hiring a Managing Editor - Live
This role will help determine how to catapult our video offerings forward into mobile-first, monetizable, shareable environments that showcase the power of ABC News journalism from around the world.
The candidate will be an exceptionally creative and effective producer — with experience producing special events and live breaking news stories viewed as livestreams or video-on-demand on broadcast and digital channels.
Collaboration and exceptional leadership skills are required. Control room experience is mandatory, as is a strong understanding and enthusiasm for the 24/7 rhythm of news.
The Managing Editor - Live must have the ability to meet and adapt to changing industry demands, be flexible and be able to balance multiple projects/priorities. Strong management and interpersonal skills are critical.
- Minimum 10 years of results-oriented work experience in a video production role, with a strong focus on live coverage
- Proven ability to build, manage and lead a team
- BA or BS from a four year accredited college or university or equivalent experience
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.