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Newswriter (WGA), GMA

Apply Now Apply Later Job ID 761861BR Location New York, New York, United States Business ABC News Date posted Jun. 03, 2020

Job Summary:

Good Morning America is hiring a WGA Newswriter to join the GMA Writing Team. This role involves both news and entertainment writing for broadcast. Newswriters work on celebrity, health and lifestyle segments, as well as news VOs and debriefs. We are looking for someone with a passion for both news and entertainment who can spot a great story and develop it into a compelling segment for our air.


Writers work closely with segment producers and the booking team to develop on air copy for the anchors.
Conduct research and pre-interviews on guests and segment topics.
Write succinct scripts to meet segment length restrictions.

Basic Qualifications:

Be able to work with producers and booking team to turn anchor copy quickly.
Write accurate and succinct scripts meeting strict segment length requirements.
Knowledge and/or use of Inews.

Preferred Qualifications:

Member of the WGA.

Required Education

Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience.

About ABC News:

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 ABC News.

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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