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Senior Broadcast Producer, GMA (ABC News)

Apply NowApply Later Job ID 862442BR Location New York, New York, United States Business ABC News Date posted Sep. 15, 2021

Job Summary:

GMA has an opening for senior broadcast producer - head of the second hour of the nation’s #1 morning show. This leader will be tasked with programming and running the 8-9 am hour of the broadcast and heading up a team of producers, writers and more to create the hour. This individual will also work closely with the show Executive Producer on content decisions as well as news operations to create systems that ensure the effective use of show resources. The senior broadcast producer must have live control room experience and be well-versed in graphics workflow, line producing, segment timing, and studio operations.


Candidates should excel at all aspects of producing: pitching daily story ideas, booking experts, arranging shoots, live studio producing in high-pressure environment and scripting. Needs to have strong experience in conceiving, setting up and executing both newsy and creative lifestyle segments.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Minimum 5 years of experience in a control room producing for a live show at the large market, cable or network level.
  • Demonstrated experience building a rundown.
  • Proven ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously.
  • The ability to independently manage and motivate a team
  • Experience in making editorial judgements as well as an overall understanding of lifestyle programs.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Previous management of large teams is desirable

Required Education

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience

About ABC News:

Comprised of the Company’s international business units and various direct-to-consumer streaming services, Disney Media & Entertainment Distribution (DMED) aligns technology, media distribution and advertising sales into a single business segment to create and deliver personalized entertainment experiences to consumers around the world.

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 ABC News.

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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