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Sports Newswriter/Producer (UNION-Freelance)

Apply Now Apply Later Job ID 749311BR Location San Francisco, California, United States Business ABC Date posted Feb. 21, 2020

Job Summary:

POSITION: Sports Newswriter/Producer (UNION-Freelance)

DATE POSTED: 2/21/20

DEPARTMENT: NEWS


DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES:
KGO-TV/ABC7 News, the ABC Owned Television Station in San Francisco, is seeking a Freelance Sports Newswriter/Producer. The producer must be a strong broadcast-style writer and have experience editing (Edius or Premier preferred). The producer will work with the sports anchors on covering and writing stories and will edit highlights and video clips within sportscasts. The sports producer’s responsibilities also include producing “After the Game,” a special sports show following professional and college sports games.

The producer must be savvy with social media and understand multiple digital platforms. We are looking for a self-starter who is organized and can help plan big sports coverage.

REQUIREMENTS:
Must have extensive knowledge of and intense interest in a variety of sports, particularly Bay Area teams. College degree and three to five years of producing experience is preferred. Must be flexible with their schedule and willing to work weekends and holidays. Must be willing to join the NABET union

About ABC:

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.

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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