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Supervising Producer - Pennsylvania Avenue Unit

Apply Now Apply Later Job ID 600574BR Location Washington DC, District of Columbia, United States Business Disney ABC Television Group Date posted Oct. 09, 2018

Job Summary:

ABC News Washington is looking for a Supervising Producer to join our Pennsylvania Avenue team, reporting to the Coordinating Producer. This team is full of sharp, inquisitive reporters and producers who cover Washington from both ends of Pennsylvania Avenue.

Responsibilities:

The Supervising Producer is a tip-of-the-spear, passionate news leader who can help manage the team as it digs deep on coverage of the White House and the U.S. Congress for all ABC platforms. He/she will serve as an editorial captain and clearinghouse for the vast beat, work with a growing team of on-air correspondents and off-air beat producers to set the day’s agenda, push forward our reporting and break news. In addition to guiding and crafting reporting and storytelling that offers context and depth, the Supervising Producer will engage ABC’s vast subject matter expertise to assist scripting and fact-checking, as well as serve a liaison to the broadcast and digital editorial leaders.

Basic Qualifications:

A minimum of six (6) years’ experience producing in the news industry is required. The Supervising Producer must have extremely strong editorial skills, and knowledge and a strong interest in all things White House and Capitol Hill is a must. Candidates must have an established record of producing creative, exclusive stories and strong writing/ scripting skills. An ability to work in a fast paced environment and handle developing news situations is essential. The candidate should also have strong management experience.

Required Education

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent work experience.

About Disney ABC Television Group:

Disney/ABC Television Group (DATG) redefines the future of media and entertainment. Delivering compelling creative, great storytelling, ground-breaking technology, high-impact marketing and innovative distribution, DATG 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, DATG 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 American Broadcasting Companies, Inc., which is part of a business segment we call Disney ABC Television Group.

American Broadcasting Companies, 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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