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Digital Field Journalist

Apply Now Apply Later Job ID 711870BR Location Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States Business Walt Disney Television Date posted Oct. 10, 2019

Job Summary:

Digital Field Journalist
6abc (WPVI-TV) is looking for a Digital Field Journalist. The successful candidate will create video content for, the 6abc app, and the 6abc social media channels including YouTube, Facebook, Instagram and Twitter. The position requires a self-starter who can generate story ideas and pursue those stories in the field, and use his or her videography and editing skills to create compelling content. The candidate will work alongside the digital content producers and will also assist in publishing news content to the 6abc digital and social media platforms as schedules dictate.

We are looking for a self-motivated team player who can exercise good editorial judgment. He or she should be flexible, resourceful, and have strong organizational/time management skills with a desire to grow professionally. Candidates must also thrive in a team environment and be available to work flexible hours, including nights and weekends. The candidate will be responsible for the timely posting of breaking local and national news on all digital platforms (including but not limited to websites, apps and social media) while also working with other producers, reporters and assignment editors to coordinate on-air and online news coverage.

- At least 2 years of relevant experience in the field of journalism
- Website production and social media experience is helpful
- Experience in video content creation. (Please include a link to samples of your work in your cover letter).

- Adherence to the highest standards of journalism
- Clear and effective written and verbal communication skills
- Excellent organizational and time management skills
- Deep passion for news and social media
- Ability to multi-task

Additional Information:

This position is located at WPVI-TV in Philadelphia, PA. EEO/F/M/V/D/SO/GI

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 ABC, Inc., which is part of a business segment we call Walt Disney Television.

ABC, 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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