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Senior Broadcast Producer, ABC News

Apply Now Apply Later Job ID 759718BR Location New York, New York, United States Business Walt Disney Television Date posted May. 04, 2020

Job Summary:

Good Morning America has an opening for a Senior Broadcast Producer.


Qualified candidates are responsible for bringing the broadcast to air, initiating coverage of breaking news and longer-term projects, making changes to stories and segments as they approach deadline. This individual will be tasked with getting the maximum input from our team of writers, producers, on-air talent and control-room staff. Responsibilities include directing the flow of production, managing and approving budgets through all phases of production, and maintaining strong relationships with people at various levels and in various disciplines of business and production. The senior broadcast producer must have live control room experience and be well versed in graphics workflow, line producing, segment timing and studio operations. This position reports to the Senior Executive Producer.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Minimum of 7 years of progressive experience in one or more of the following areas: television news, public affairs programming, political, national or international affairs programming
  • Demonstrated great work ethic
  • Ability to thrive under daily deadline pressures
  • Excellent attention to detail

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Minimum five years of experience in a control room producing for a live news show at the large market, cable, or network level
  • Experience working with union represented staff
  • Previous management of a team a plus

Required Education

Bachelor’s Degree (TV/Film/Journalism or related field) or equivalent work experience

Preferred Education

Advanced Degree a plus

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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