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Operations Producer - Hard News, Nightline

Apply Now Apply Later Job ID 604436BR Location New York, New York, United States Business Disney ABC Television Group Date posted Oct. 31, 2018

Job Summary:

The Operations Producer will supervise Nightline and breaking news production in the Digital Media Center (DMC) on a daily basis. Candidate must be extremely resourceful and calm under deadline pressure and during technological, editorial and logistical crises.


This position is responsible for supervising video playback while Nightline is on the air. Additionally, the Operations Producer is responsible for all show elements and must ensure that production tasks are assigned and completed in a timely and efficient manner. The candidate must be excellent at thinking ahead to anticipate production needs and must work seamlessly with show senior producers to organize staff schedules and edit schedule and assignments. This position is also responsible for coordinating satellite feeds, arranging logistics and communicating with news gathering staff, all with a strong attention to detail, budgets and deadlines. Candidate will manage Nightline’s media resources and be responsible for overseeing proper storage and archival of media.

Basic Qualifications:

Must have basic AVID editing skills.

Preferred Qualifications:

Prior experience in news is a plus.

Required Education

BA or BS from a 4 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.

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