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Production Associate, ABC News Digital

Apply Now Apply Later Job ID 724506BR Location New York, New York, United States Business Walt Disney Television Date posted Nov. 14, 2019

Job Summary:

ABC News is looking for production associate ready to innovate and experiment with new forms of video storytelling. The production associate will support producers to create original video content for a digital newscast with ABC News correspondents and producers around the globe. This role will include weekend hours that may shift as we continually work to optimize the show's performance.

Responsibilities:

  • Transcribe interviews and conduct research on the segments
  • Help create templated graphics for segments
  • Gather elements for news stories (i.e. photos, footage, music)
  • Manage deliverables and story archive
  • Support producers and associate producers in story development
  • Pitch stories with a focus on pushing the bounds of vertical video
  • Assist on shoots and original stories that are being produced in the field

Basic Qualifications:

  • At least 1 year of experience working in a professional newsroom
  • Strong sense of mobile friendly video content
  • Some familiarity with AVID and non-linear editing
  • Willingness to embrace new audience tastes and trends
  • Ability to balance multiple priorities, projects and tasks
  • Brings energy, humor and positivity to the team

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Comfortable covering stories on a wide range of topics
  • Well-organized and good at rolling with change
  • Basic understanding of Adobe After Effects is preferred

Required Education

  • BA or BS from a 4 year accredited college or university or equivalent 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 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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