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NEWSCAST PRODUCER/WRITER - UNION

Apply NowApply Later Job ID 877232BR Location San Francisco, California, United States Business ABC Owned TV Stations Date posted Oct. 21, 2021

Job Summary:

POSITION: NEWSCAST producer/WRITer - UNION

DATE POSTED: October 21, 2021

DEPARTMENT: NEWS

DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES:
KGO-TV/ABC7 News, the ABC Owned Television Station in San Francisco, is seeking a newscast producer for weekend evening newscasts. This person will also either fill-in produce or write three weekdays. We are looking for someone with experience producing dynamic newscasts with story showcasing and multiple live elements. You would be responsible for story development with reporters, non-linear desktop editing, writing stories and teases, building graphics, timing and all other editorial and production elements. You must have proven control room experience and expert ability to handle live breaking news. As a writer, the employee will write stories for the linear TV platform, and adapt those stories and produce videos for KGO’s digital/streaming platforms. Expect to contribute story ideas daily and participate actively in coverage decisions and editorial meetings. We want a self-starter and team player who can collaborate effectively with a wide range of personnel to create compelling content on all platforms. Candidates must be active users of social media for news gathering and understand how to leverage those platforms for stories. Candidate must be organized and work well under pressure with constant deadlines.

REQUIREMENTS:
Must have excellent writing skills, possess solid news judgment, display strong communication skills, creativity and ethical decision-making skills. Must have medium to major market producer experience. Four-year college degree and knowledge of the Bay Area are preferred.

NO PHONE CALLS ACCEPTED

Basic Qualifications:

Minimum 5 years of experience.

Preferred Education

Four-year college degree and knowledge of the Bay Area are preferred.


About ABC Owned TV Stations:

Comprised of the Company’s international business units and various direct-to-consumer streaming services, Disney Media & Entertainment Distribution (DMED) aligns technology, media distribution and advertising sales into a single business segment to create and deliver personalized entertainment experiences to consumers around the world.

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 KGO Television, Inc., which is part of a business segment 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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