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Apply NowApply Later Job ID 777467BR Location Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States Business Walt Disney Television Date posted Mar. 17, 2021

Job Summary:

Video Preditor
6abc / Action News has an exciting new opportunity for next generation storytelling. This unique position calls for a passionate content creator, that is a tremendous storyteller and likes turning raw video into content that stands out. The ideal candidate loves visual storytelling, thinks outside the box, embodies creativity and can execute their ideas efficiently. They need to excel in video editing and photography first, writing/producing skills second.
Preditors are responsible for shooting, editing, recording and/or scheduling recordings, quality control and archiving material. Candidates should have a working knowledge of a server based-digital media workflow. You must be able to take direction, and be a "team player" who is not afraid of an intense news environment.
This key newsroom position requires attention to detail, excellent communications skills, a calm demeanor and an ability to troubleshoot under pressure and react accordingly. Hours will vary depending on the needs of the news department, so flexibility to work a varied schedule is required.

Job responsibilities and qualifications:
  • Excellent news judgment and an instinct for identifying stories that will resonate.
  • Shoot, produce and edit video content.
  • Edit in a fast-paced environment that is reactive to compelling content as well as breaking news.
  • Facilitate, gather and maintain digital assets and footage for all platforms.
  • Ability to multitask, prioritize & manage tasks simultaneously in a fast-paced environment.
  • Skilled in script writing and executing videos from concept to completion.
  • Collaborate with content producers and writers on the team.
  • Troubleshoot, proactively identify, and quickly resolving technical issues and/or inefficiencies.
  • Must be familiar with basic video and audio principles. Adobe Premiere experience preferred.
  • Must be knowledgeable about non-linear editing, as well as ENG field photography and media ingest and management.

Additional Information:

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

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, 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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