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Managing Editor - Video

Apply Now Apply Later Job ID 509590BR Location New York, New York, United States Business Media Networks Brand Disney ABC Television Group Date posted May. 18, 2018

Job Summary:

The “Managing Editor - Video” is an editorial leader who will help articulate how ABC News evolves and differentiates long- and short-form video offerings as we aggressively grow our audience, revenue and brand.


He or she will lead the creative strategy for ABC News features and short-form originals, while closely collaborating with colleagues across our editorial, social and platforms teams.
This big-picture leader will pitch and develop new formats and series, with an eye toward audience growth and emerging engagement trends, such as AR and vertical formatting. They will also ensure that those efforts ladder into all ABC News initiatives around target audience, tentpole coverage areas and news division integration.
S/he must be a data-driven producer who understands how videos work across different digital platforms, especially mobile and social. They will have outstanding communication skills, impeccable news judgement, strong planning skills, and an ability to work effectively in a fast-paced environment.

Basic Qualifications:

  • 8+ years in digital video production
  • Proven track record producing for social and mobile
  • Experience managing teams
  • Experience launching new digital video series and driving growth
  • Knowledge of AVID, Final Cut and Photoshop
  • Ability to use Canon C100, Canon 5D or similar DSLR camera is a must
  • Ability to balance priorities, multiple projects and tasks
  • Be ready to evolve, innovate and collaborate at all times

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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