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KGO - General Assignment Reporter

Apply NowApply Later Job ID 10041618 Location San Francisco, California, United States Business ABC Owned TV Stations Date posted Feb. 23, 2023

Job Summary:

Walt Disney Television and KGO-TV/ABC7 News, the ABC Owned Television station in San Francisco, is seeking a smart, dedicated and aggressive multi-skilled journalist who loves to dig and enterprise lead stories. ABC7 News is committed to Building a Better Bay Area through solutions journalism. The ideal candidate must be a passionate storyteller, brilliant multi-platform content creator, effective communicator and proven collaborator.

Candidates must be active users of social media for news gathering and have a demonstrated ability to move the audience between linear and digital platforms.  Applicants are expected to shoot, write and edit visually creative, memorable stories with active live reporting.  A successful candidate will have a proven track record of developing contacts and sources and telling impactful stories.  Our ideal candidate innovates every day and enjoys experimenting with new technology.
This person must be organized and work well under pressure and constant deadlines.  We want someone who brings a positive attitude every day and is receptive to feedback.  

Responsibilities :

Candidates should have a solid resume reel showing superior on-camera presentation.  Must have excellent writing skills, possess solid news judgment and ethical decision making skills. Candidates should be able to shoot video and edit stories for linear and digital.

Basic Qualifications :

  • At least five years of experience in a top 50 market are preferred.  

  • Knowledge of the San Francisco Bay Area

  • Bilingual is beneficial

  • Must have excellent writing skills, possess solid news judgment and ethical decision making skills.

  • Candidates should be able to shoot video and edit stories for linear and digital.

Required Education :

  • Bachelor’s degree

The hiring range for this position in location is $145,000 to $170,000 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 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 KGO Television, Inc, which is part of a business we call ABC Owned TV Stations.

KGO Television, 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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