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Producer, 20/20 (Project Hire)

Apply NowApply Later Job ID 763546BR Location New York, New York, United States Business ABC News Date posted Jul. 22, 2020

Job Summary:

A Producer for 20/20 is required to produce long form programming for our primetime hours on the ABC Network schedule. Long form programming includes hours, or multiple hours where the narrative is created by an interview, or a single story. The expectation is this candidate will be able to be a competent reporter, interviewer, director in the field, and writer. Please note, this is a Project Position.

This is a Project position and employment will continue on this Project (at the company’s sole discretion), and in no event shall extend past the completion of the Project.

Responsibilities:

Specific Responsibilities include pitching story ideas, arranging shoots, field producing, scripting, booking characters/experts, and producing in the edit room. Candidates must exhibit superior news judgment, be creative and resourceful in the field, and have extensive reporting and producing experience. They need to be able to visualize their hours in creative ways to propel the narratives. They must exhibit outstanding writing and editing skills, the ability to balance multiple projects, and possess effective communication skills. Candidates must be experienced, professional self-starters who are able to craft high-end pieces under intense pressure against a deadline. Candidates may be expected to travel on short notice. Some proficiency with shooting and some editing is expected.

Basic Qualifications:

Work Experience: Minimum 5 years. Non-Technical Skills: Multitasking, strong writing, strong organizational skills, attention to detail.

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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