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Apply Now Apply Later Job ID 714445BR Location Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States Business Walt Disney Television Date posted Oct. 24, 2019

Job Summary:

Video Journalist
Philadelphia's dominant news station is looking for a trailblazing, ahead-of-the-curve video journalist to join the Action News team. The successful candidate embraces new technology and is not afraid to use it. Must deliver impactful storytelling, utilize next generation shooting techniques and incorporate high-end craft editing as well as a proven track record in the fast-paced, high-pressure environment of daily news gathering.

The ideal candidate is self-reliant, a creative photojournalist who is a team player with the resourcefulness to improvise and solve problems when required. Applicants must be proficient in working in the field alone or with various reporters meeting multiple deadlines. A working operational knowledge of microwave/broadband mobile units and streaming technology, as well as file transfer solutions on a daily basis is essential. The candidate is a creative visual storyteller with a desire to create content on all digital platforms.
Experience using P2 cameras as well as a demonstrated knowledge of Adobe Premier non-linear editing is preferred. Ability to work varying shifts as assigned is required. Candidates must have a valid driver’s license. The ability to lift and carry 30 lbs. of equipment is required. Prior experience supporting digital platforms a plus.

To be considered, upload your reel, along with your cover letter and resume at

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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