Newswriter / Producer - WGA
Disney ABC Television GroupNew York, NY
Full Time Job
The Newswriter/Producer works with a team of news content creators. S/he is responsible for writing broadcast news and related content.
The Newswriter is expected to write broadcast news for ABC News TV and radio, including several newscasts each hour for ABC News Radio. This is a deadline-driven assignment requiring the ability to write exceptionally hour after hour with accuracy and speed. The Newswriter will work closely with anchors/reporters and newsroom managers to ensure the highest journalism standards are met consistently.
Candidates should have a familiarity and/or comfort level with basic newsroom computer systems. S/he needs to have a level of competency with radio audio equipment for playback, ingest and editing. Must be highly competent at broadcast news writing and available to work all shifts in a 24/7 newsroom.
Prior experience working in a dynamic broadcast or digital company preferred. Experience with broadcast radio. Short form broadcast writing experience.
Bachelor's Degree or equivalent work experience.
Equal Opportunity Employer--Female/Minority/Veteran/Disability/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity