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Social Media Producer, ABC News Washington

Apply NowApply Later Job ID 781129BR Location Washington, DC, United States Business Walt Disney Television, ABC News Date posted Apr. 02, 2021

Job Summary:

ABC News is hiring a Social Media Producer.


The Social Media Producer manages ABC News’ flagship political, social media accounts and plays a leading role in disseminating ABC News’ political reporting and highlighting the work of DC-based correspondents. This candidate would play a vital role in monitoring political events, promoting DC-based digital content, and producing digital videos and graphics to engage with online audiences. The Social Media Producer works closely with the standards and practices department to refine language and content and ensure that editorial decision-making aligns with ABC News’ voice and reporting standards. This position also works closely with the social media team in NY on overall social strategy, which includes developing and implementing publishing and social strategies across all social platforms that help us grow traffic, reach, engagement, and total community month over month. The ideal candidate will be able to combine social media brand experience with editorial excellence and sound news judgment. The candidate would also be able to manage and execute content creation, which includes occasionally writing articles for Candidates must be able to work in a high-pressure environment, showing leadership, organization, and results. Candidates must be willing to work a flexible schedule.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Minimum 3 Years of work experience producing digital content
  • Minimum one year experience managing high-profile brand social media accounts such as Twitter, Facebook and Instagram
  • Deep Passion for news/politics and social media is a MUST
  • Clear and effective written and verbal communication skills and ability to interact with all levels of end users and technical resources
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills and the ability to multi-task
  • Adherence to the highest standards of journalism
  • Demonstrated experience working with anchors and correspondents on their social presence

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Five years experience producing digital content at the network or cable news level or large local market

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, protected veteran status or any other basis prohibited by federal, state or local law. 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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