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Producer, ABC News Live

Apply NowApply Later Job ID 765578BR Location New York, New York, United States Business Walt Disney Television Date posted Sep. 18, 2020

Job Summary:

ABC News Live is looking for a Producer/Editor.
The Producer/Editor will be responsible for delivering high quality video packages to ABC News Live. The Producer/Editor needs to be able to write, produce and edit packages on their own, which requires them to be an advanced video editor, and comfortable turning a script, with equally advanced speed and knowledge of current events. This role must have a knowledge of non-linear editing platforms, effect editing tools, file formats, codecs, FTPs, and broadcast operations and the ability to turn around video quickly in a news environment. Candidate must be resourceful when looking for images and video, stay up to date on what’s happening in the news, and the ability to write short VO’s for the headlines. A strong understanding of the digital landscape and evolving technologies is preferred.


  • Advanced Video editing
  • Advanced Effect editing
  • Advanced Video Design
  • Identify emerging technologies to add to post-production workflow
  • React quickly to news events to provide accurate and timely digital video experiences
  • Effective communication skills to work across numerous department to create the best possible video product

Basic Qualifications:

  • Proficient w/AVID (or similar non-linear editing platform)
  • Proficient with After Effects (or similar effects editing platform)
  • Ability to edit and write under tight deadlines
  • Track record demonstrating initiative and drive

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Photoshop (or similar photo editing platform)
  • Content Management Systems
  • Content Delivery Networks
  • Digital Video Workflow Solutions

Required Education

Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience.

About Walt Disney Television:

Walt Disney Television (WDT) redefines the future of media and entertainment. Delivering compelling creative, great storytelling, ground-breaking technology, high-impact marketing and innovative distribution, WDT 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, WDT 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 Walt Disney Television.

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, protected veteran status or any other basis prohibited by federal, state or local law. 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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