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Assignment Editor - ABC News Washington

Apply NowApply Later Job ID 863321BR Location Washington, DC, United States Business General Entertainment Content Date posted Sep. 21, 2021

Job Summary:

ABC NEWS Washington Bureau has an opening for a Desk Editor on the Assignment Desk.


The Washington Assignment Editor manages, reports, and coordinates editorial information for all ABC News shows & platforms including ABC News Live, Digital & NewsOne in a breaking news event. The Assignment Editor allocates news resources and manages logistics for our teams in the field in a fast-paced news environment. The editor also coordinates with the Vertical teams on all the latest reportable information. This individual also monitors social media reporting and clears video & stills for all ABC shows and platforms. The Assignment Editor also collaborates with affiliate stations in our region to gather and disseminate reportable information and video.

Basic Qualifications:

Applicants should have superb news judgment as well as being efficient, quick-thinking and a supreme multi-tasker with at least a 2 years’ experience in the news business.

This position is covered under a collective bargaining agreement with the Writers Guild of America.

Required Education

Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience

About General Entertainment Content:

The General Entertainment Content group creates original entertainment and news content for the Company’s streaming platforms and its cable and broadcast networks.

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 General Entertainment Content.

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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