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Producer - Climate Unit, ABC News

Apply NowApply Later Job ID 888514BR Location New York, New York, United States Business General Entertainment Content Date posted Nov. 19, 2021

Job Summary:

Every region of the world is touched by climate change. From hotter temperatures, to rising seas, to stronger hurricanes, we are watching it impact our lives every day. Having a strong team dedicated to identifying, contextualizing, creating and driving ABC News’ coverage of climate change is critical.


  • The PRODUCER of the ABC News Climate Unit will join the team reporting climate change stories across all ABC News platforms.
  • Responsibilities include pitching, developing and producing climate change stories for all broadcast and digital platforms, with a focus on distinctive and creative visual storytelling.
  • The Producer must be a creative storyteller, with the demonstrated ability to cover breaking and ongoing news with correspondents and other field production staff.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Filed producing experience
  • Highest interest in climate and weather stories
  • Proven ability to manage, lead and inspire a field team
  • Have an understanding of the audience interest in climate-related stories
  • Strong ability to problem-solve and multi-task, coordinating several responsibilities simultaneously
  • Experience in a fast paced work environment
  • Proven ability to work well with the larger newsroom team

Required Education

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience.

About General Entertainment Content:

The 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 segment we call General Entertainment Content.

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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