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Producer, ABC News Radio

Apply NowApply Later Job ID 10018736 Location New York, New York, United States Business ABC News Date posted Nov. 02, 2022 Flex Type Hybrid

- This role is considered hybrid, which means the employee will work a portion of their time on-site from a Company designated location and the remainder of their time remotely.

Job Summary:

Are you passionate about audio storytelling and the power of radio? Do you thrive in the fast-paced environment of a 24/7 newsroom?

ABC News Radio is seeking an experienced producer to join our dedicated team of journalists. ABC News Radio reaches more Americans than any other commercial radio network. This is your chance to bring important and impactful stories to millions of listeners! You’ll work alongside a team of anchors, writers, and producers who have been recognized with numerous awards and honors, including the Edward R. Murrow award for Overall Excellence.

The ideal candidate would be ready to jump in, producing live breaking news coverage and special reports, participating in all stages of the production process: researching, booking, reporting, pitching, interviewing, cutting audio, scripting, editing, and mixing – soup to nuts!

This person must have exceptional editorial judgment, superior writing and audio production skills, and be able to work and communicate effectively under pressure.

This position reports directly to the Deputy Managing Editor of ABC News Radio.

ABC Audio is America’s premier source for radio news, entertainment content, and podcasts.  ABC News Radio reaches more Americans than any other commercial broadcaster through its network of more than 1,600 radio stations and digital distributors, and offers stations on-demand audio, video and social media content, as well news, entertainment and lifestyle digital text stories.  ABC Audio is also a top ranked podcasting network, and is home to ABC News’ flagship daily news podcast, “Start Here,” as well as the critically acclaimed narrative non-fictions shows “The Dropout” and “In Plain Sight”.

Responsibilities:

  • Respond to breaking news events, and communicate directly with affiliate stations
  • Direct anchors, correspondents, guests during live coverage
  • Identify and book experts/newsmakers
  • Produce longform/special programming
  • Write, edit and produce radio newscasts and sportscasts
  • Contribute to editorial meetings with creative story ideas

Basic Qualifications:

  • Minimum of five years of experience in large-market or network-level radio/audio production
  • Expertise in audio editing and sound mixing
  • Experience in a control room/live coverage studio
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills

Required Education:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience

The hiring range for this position in New York is $75,200 - 103,400 per year.  The base pay actually offered will take into account internal equity and also may vary depending on the candidate’s geographic region, job-related knowledge, skills, and experience among other factors.  A bonus and/or long-term incentive units may be provided as part of the compensation package, in addition to the full range of medical, financial, and/or other benefits, dependent on the level and position offered.

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About ABC News:

The Disney General Entertainment Content group creates original entertainment and news content for the Company’s streaming platforms and its cable and broadcast networks.

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 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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