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Producer, Nightline (ABC News)

Apply NowApply Later Job ID 849151BR Location New York, New York, United States Business General Entertainment Content Date posted Sep. 10, 2021

Job Summary:

NIGHTLINE has an opening for a PRODUCER.

Responsibilities:

Pitch, develop, book, direct and write magazine length feature pieces. Qualified candidates should have strong writing and reporting skills as well as an ability to shoot dv and other small format cameras. Supervise set up of feed points and serve all ABC News platforms when required.

Basic Qualifications:

Ability to lead production of day of air pieces including write and supervise reporting and editing of magazine length news pieces on a daily deadline. Lead teams in the field on news of day stories including ability to produce anchor from a live location, supervise newsgathering, supervise set up of feed points and serve all ABC News platforms when required. At least 5 years’ experience in television production at a large market or network level writing, booking, story development and strong visual skills.

Preferred Qualifications:

Experience producing/shaping stories at all stages of development from pitch to air. Seasoned writing, booking, story development and strong visual skills. Working knowledge of Avid and Interplay systems preferred.

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,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 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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