Producer, This Week With George Stephanopoulos
Full Time Job
Do you have a passion for politics and political story-telling? Are you creative and ambitious? Are you a Sunday Morning News Junkie? ABC's This Week with George Stephanopoulos is looking for a Producer who is ready to dive into Penn Ave politics and the 2020 elections. We are seeking a Producer who will help drive editorial coverage with dynamic, relevant interviews; robust, engaging discussion, and compelling, urgent analysis -- both on air and on social platforms. The Producer should have a deep knowledge of politics, public affairs, and an active interest in current events both domestic and international. We need someone who comes with big ideas to engage audiences on all platforms. A flair for the unconventional is welcome. A stickler for accuracy is a must. A successful candidate has strong editorial skills, strong news judgment and strong social media abilities.
• Plan and Develop segment ideas from Pitch to Air
• Create and Drive Social media
• Write scripts, VOS and produce packages
• React quickly to news events
• Manage production assets: sound, video, and graphic elements
• Cultivate new voices
• Develop opportunities to extend the This Week brand
• Collaborate with Special Events
• Minimum of 8 years' experience in TV production
• Strong editorial skills
• Strong writer
• Strong news judgment
• Strong research skills
• Strong Social Production Skills
• Utility Player: Ability to jump in to handle any task
• Demonstrated ability to work under extreme deadlines
• Ability to multi-task and prioritize
• Understanding of digital platforms and social media
• Strong knowledge of Politics and Elections
• Control room experience a plus
Bachelor's degree or equivalent 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.