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Producer/Reporter, Transportation (Project Hire)

Apply Now Apply Later Job ID 658104BR Location Washington, DC, United States Business Disney ABC Television Group Date posted Apr. 11, 2019

Job Summary:

ABC NEWS WASHINGTON is hiring a Producer/Reporter (Transportation Beat).

This is a Project position and employment will continue on this Project (at the company’s sole discretion), and in no event shall extend past the completion of the Project.


ABC News Washington is looking for a Producer/Reporter to join our transportation and regulation team. The Producer/Reporter is tasked with reporting on the airlines, rail, and automobile industries and the agencies regulating them for all ABC News platforms, including digital, television and radio. He/she must perform a variety of editorial and technical duties in a fast-paced, high pressure work environment. This position requires a mix of strong, source-based reporting skills along with an established record of shooting, writing and producing creative, exclusive stories. Travel on short notice is expected and may be necessary for extended periods.

Basic Qualifications:

A minimum of two (2) years journalism experience in a reporting and editorial role is required, as well as a proven interest in the transportation industry. Candidates must be editorially strong, creative and resourceful in the field. The Producer/Reporter must be able to manage daily assignments, breaking news events, and long-term futures reporting. She/he must be skilled in the latest newsgathering technologies. Significant Washington-based reporting experience is highly desirable.

Required Education

Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent work experience required.

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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