Multi-Platform Reporter Visual Verification
ABCNew York, NY
Full Time Job
Multi-Platform Reporter – Visual Verification (Project Hire)
The visual verification multi-platform reporter (MPR) – Project Hire is a key member of the ABC newsgathering team, responsible for producing and presenting the work of the visual verification team on camera for ABC News Live and digital platforms.
Candidates must be active users of social media for news gathering and have a demonstrated ability to move the audience between linear and digital platforms. Must have an interest in video verification and knowledge of online disinformation techniques.
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.
A successful candidate will have a proven track record of developing great contacts and sources and telling impactful stories. Our ideal candidate innovates every day and is willing to experiment with new technology.
This person must be organized and work well under pressure and constant deadlines. We want someone who brings a positive attitude every day and is receptive to feedback.
The candidate will be comfortable optimizing (pitching, writing) this content for use across different platforms, working closely with editorial for broadcast and digital. S/he will be comfortable in a fast-paced, high-pressure environment, demonstrating impeccable judgment and social acumen.
• Candidates should have a solid resume reel showing superior on camera presentation.
• Clear and effective written and verbal communication skills
• Knowledge of disinformation tactics and social platform policies
• Proven competency across social platforms including Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, YouTube, and Snapchat
• Highly organized and detail oriented with exceptional sense of accountability
• Ability to manage multiple projects and create ideas in a fast-paced environment
• Candidates should be able to shoot video and edit stories for linear and digital.
• Minimum 3 years' experience with news organization.
• 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.