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Weekend/Part Time Live Operations Producer (ABC News)

Apply NowApply Later Job ID 10070767 Location New York, New York, United States Business ABC News Date posted Nov. 14, 2023

Job Summary:

ABC News is seeking strong candidates for the role of Live Operations Producer. The role is responsible for weaving together raw live events, control room produced shows, as well as taped content for "ABC News Live," our 24/7 live streaming channel. The Live Operations Producer works directly with the Line Producers to make minute-by-minute decisions to provide breaking news and great storytelling to our "ABC News Live" audience. This person will be overseeing 2-5 people at one time and will need to manage the production and distribution of on-air elements to provide a smooth, seamless experience for our viewers. Additionally, the person will lead the handing-off of control of "ABC News Live" to various control rooms for regularly-scheduled, hourly anchored coverage and/or for live analysis following the conclusion of a live event.

The candidate should have strong experience in a newsroom/control-room environments, have an understanding of current events, be able to juggle multiple breaking news stories at once, as well as have a very strong understanding of all facets of live video production. The candidate should also have experience with the minute-by-minute nature of live breaking news, be able to prepare for multiple possible scenarios/plans and react immediately to unexpected technical or editorial occurrences that derail those plans.

This role is a hybrid on-site/WFH position.

Required Qualifications:

  • At least 3 years of robust live video production experience.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 5 years experience handling live video for news production.
  • Master control and media management experience.
  • Newsgathering and/or news production experience.

Required Education:

  • Bachelor's Degree or equivalent work experience

The hiring range for this position in New York is $104,160.00 to $143,220.00 per year. The base pay actually offered will take into account internal equity and also may vary depending on the candidate’s geographic region, job-related knowledge, skills, and experience among other factors. A bonus and/or long-term incentive units may be provided as part of the compensation package, in addition to the full range of medical, financial, and/or other benefits, dependent on the level and position offered.

About ABC News:

The Disney Entertainment Television group creates original entertainment and news content for the Company’s streaming platforms and its cable and broadcast networks.

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: Disney Entertainment, ESPN, Disney Parks, and Experiences and Products. 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 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, age, 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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