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Segment Producer, GMA

Apply NowApply Later Job ID 773391BR Location New York, New York, United States Business Walt Disney Television, ABC News Date posted Feb. 05, 2021

Job Summary:

Be a part of the talented team that brings America the #1 morning show! Good Morning America has an opening for a Segment Producer. The ideal candidate will have extensive TV production experience including but not limited to booking, field producing, live shot producing and control room experience
stories, prepping guests for the show, live producing segments both in the studio and in the field, and pitching and vetting stories thoroughly.

Responsibilities:

The job entails booking guests for lifestyle segments as well as breaking news stories, prepping guests for the show, live producing segments both in the studio and in the field, and pitching and vetting stories thoroughly. The job entails booking and traveling for breaking news

Candidate will be required to work a staggered schedule that can include weekends and late nights. In addition to long hours, there will be travel involved.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Minimum of five years of experience in a fast paced news environment or on a similar live broadcast.
  • Must be a well-seasoned booker and field producer and have experience with producing live shots and travelling on breaking news stories.
  • Candidate needs to possess strong editorial judgment along with the ability to write well, multi-task and prioritize.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Knowledge of shooting on DV cameras, ability to use TVUs, adept at utilizing social media outlets, experience in a control room setting.

Required Education

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work 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, 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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