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Senior Photo Editor, ABC News Digital

Apply Now Apply Later Job ID 694640BR Location New York, New York, United States Business Walt Disney Television Date posted Sep. 16, 2019

Job Summary:

ABC News Digital is hiring a Senior Photo Editor.


Research, edit, pitch, produce and write copy for a wide-variety of news stories for ABC News across a variety of platforms.

Basic Qualifications:

Excellent picture selection along with strong communication skills, writing skills and sound news judgment. Considerable experience with copyright law including fair use, defamation and libel in a news environment as well as an astute eye for journalistic ethics and standards. Knowledge of current photo agencies, freelance photographers and other sources for images. Leadership skills, and ability to manage short and long-term projects independently as well as breaking news. Experience with commissioning, scheduling, contracts and budgets. Adobe Photoshop, DAMs, and experience with digital publishing is a must, video editing is a plus. Ability to use data analytics, SEO, and follow AP Style, along with multi-tasking, prioritizing and working collaboratively in high-pressure environment. Minimum of 10 years of newsroom experience.

Required Education

  • Bachelor’s degree from accredited college
  • College degree in Photojournalism or related field required.

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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