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Production Assistant, Nightline

Apply Now Apply Later Job ID 604435BR Location New York, New York, United States Business Disney ABC Television Group Date posted Oct. 31, 2018

Job Summary:

ABC News Nightline is looking for a Production Assistant.


Responsibilities include heavy administrative work such as fielding phones and correspondence; managing schedules; organizing and booking extensive travel; following up on and completing expenses; supporting two anchors in a production capacity for their projects and liaising between two busy anchors and multiple show platforms.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Strong organizational and communication skills required.
  • The Production Assistant must be able to multi-task and prioritize.
  • Candidates will need to have flexibility with work hours and start times depending on broadcast and the anchors’ needs.
  • Familiarity with digital tools and social media strongly preferred, as is an interest in the editorial process.
  • Some shooting and editing experience is desirable.
  • Candidates are expected to perform well under pressure and join in breaking news situations.

Required Education

BA or equivalent combination of education and/or experience

About Disney ABC Television Group:

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

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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