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Production Associate, ABC News (Project Hire)

Apply Now Apply Later Job ID 645615BR Location New York, New York, United States Business Disney ABC Television Group Date posted Mar. 05, 2019

Job Summary:

ABC News is looking for a Production Associate – Project Hire. This is a Project position and employment will continue on this Project (at the company’s sole discretion), and in no event shall extend past the completion of the Project.

Responsibilities:

  • Edit video clips, packages, and correspondent debriefs.
  • Produce and edit the daily “Digital Daily” digital-only package.
  • Coordinate and produce live shots. Occasionally shoot video in the field.
  • Research and gather video for correspondents, producers, and editors as needed.
  • Encode and distribute video clips to stations and clients.
  • Handle affiliate news beat calls and video gathering on weekends.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Minimum 1 year in newsroom environment or similar
  • Demonstrated ability to do rough cut editing
  • Strong editorial skills necessary.
  • Must be available to work flexible hours and perform duties under deadline.
  • Non-Technical Skills: Strong organizational skills, able to meet deadlines, attention to detail, work well under pressure

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 3 or more years in newsroom environment or similar
  • Strong interest in the editorial process highly desirable, as is the ability to generate original story ideas.
  • Ability to edit packages on Avid

Required Education

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