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Producer/Reporter, Pennsylvania Avenue, ABC News Washington

Apply Now Apply Later Job ID 658905BR Location Washington, DC, United States Business Walt Disney Television Date posted May. 07, 2019

Job Summary:

ABC NEWS WASHINGTON is hiring a Producer/Reporter (Pennsylvania Avenue).


ABC News Washington is looking for a Producer/Reporter to join our Pennsylvania Avenue team. The Producer/Reporter will cover the White House beat for all ABC News platforms, including broadcast, digital, and radio. This producer must be able to work in a fast past, breaking news environment and be willing to travel and work flexible hours, including weekends. The Producer/Reporter will work closely with ABC's Pennsylvania Avenue Unit correspondents, who cover the White House and Hill, will be expected to deliver new reporting and to develop and maintain contacts and sources within the administration. This position requires a mix of skills including strong reporting, television news script writing, and the ability to shoot taped material. Travel on short notice is expected and may be necessary for extended periods.

Basic Qualifications:

Candidates must have superior news judgment and ability to find primary sources to produce daily story assignments, breaking news events, and long-term futures reporting. Significant White House, congressional and/or political reporting experience is highly desirable. Three (3) years journalism experience in a news environment with extensive writing, reporting and producing is preferred.

Required Education

Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience.

About Walt Disney Television:

Walt Disney Television (WDT) redefines the future of media and entertainment. Delivering compelling creative, great storytelling, ground-breaking technology, high-impact marketing and innovative distribution, WDT 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, WDT 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 Walt Disney Television.

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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