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Production Manager, Good Morning America

Apply Now Apply Later Job ID 546815BR Location New York, New York, United States Business Media Networks Brand Disney ABC Television Group Date posted 04/16/2018

Job Summary:

Good Morning America has an opening for a Production Manager, Program Operations. This position supports the GMA production team by coordinating daily show operations – control room coverage, daily show set-up and remote production management.


The Production Manager will work closely with the Show Directors and support teams to schedule appropriate studio crews, graphics and DGA personnel to cover changing show needs. This position works closely with the ABC News Logistics Desk and Network Acquisition Center to coordinate satellite trucks and remote events as well as maintaining budgetary control for daily operations. This position books all production facilities for the show, both in studio and remotely. The Production Manager coordinates all aspects of the show’s production including all live segments such as live music events in the studio, in Times Square and in Central Park and all live anchor remotes.

The position requires frequent field work which can include travel to remote locations to supervise field production operations. Good Morning America is a 7 day per week operation that requires weekend and evening shifts.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Minimum 3 years experience in news and/or live morning show format
  • Extensive background in live studio and field television production
  • Familiarity with the latest television broadcast technologies
  • Budgeting and financial skills are required
  • Ability to meet critical deadlines
  • Strong organizational skills and ability multi-task are key
  • Flexibility to work shifts as well as travel on short notice

Preferred Qualifications:

At least 5 years experience in news and/or live morning show format in operations or production management role.

Required Education

BA or equivalent experience

Preferred Education

Bachelor’s Degree

Additional Information:

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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