Senior Producer, Nightline
ABCNew York, NY
Full Time Job
Senior Producer, Nightline (ABC News)
ABC News Nightline is Hiring a Senior Producer. ABC News' ''Nightline'' is late-night television's prestigious, award-winning news program featuring the most powerful, in-depth stories that shape our lives and the world around us. It is anchored by Dan Harris, Juju Chang and Byron Pitts. Steven Baker is executive producer. Besides producing the 12:35 am television show, the nightline team is also responsible for producing long form content for the network and other platforms. Nightline producers directed the feature length film ''After Parkland'' which premiered at the Tribeca Film Festival and ''The Dropout'' which started as a podcast and nightline feature and grew into a 2 hour 20/20 event, now a Hulu scripted series. The nightline team is also responsible for producing long form content for Hulu including ''Killer on Floor 32'', ''Modern Baby'', and ''The Bomber.''
Senior producers at nightline are responsible for overseeing the producing staff, managing the editorial process and production of each piece and generating new ideas for future content. Candidates should have a minimum of ten years' experience in video journalism, with a heavy background in long form (television or digital). The ideal candidate will offer creative and innovative ideas for long form story-telling as well as have the ability to work under pressure and handle breaking news. Candidates should have a strong interest in documentaries as the nightline group continues to produce longer content for streaming platforms. Schedule wise, candidates should anticipate working until show time (12:35 am) at least once a week.
• Minimum of 10 years' experience in broadcast journalism, with heavy background in long form (both writing and producing)
• Strong editorial judgment
• 4 years undergraduate 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.