Digital News Producer, TV
Disney ABC Television GroupGlendale, CA
Full Time Job
ABC7 Los Angeles is looking for a dynamic, self-motivated, technically-savvy news junkie to join our online news team at our Glendale studios.
Key responsibilities include: Timely posting of breaking local and national news on all digital platforms, including but not limited to websites, apps and social media; working with producers, assignment editors and talent to coordinate on-air and online news coverage; executing special projects for various station departments, including sales, audience development and community affairs; site troubleshooting and overall maintenance of the high editorial standards of ABC7 and abc7.com.
Candidates should have experience working and multitasking in a high-pressure television news environment. Strong editorial skills, video editing abilities and sharp news judgment is a must. You must have strong basic computer skills, including common keyboard shortcuts. Candidates must thrive in a team environment but also be able to work independently. Candidates must be available to work flexible hours, including overnights, weekends and holidays. Applicant must possess: Strong writing and copy-editing skills; solid newsgathering abilities; proficiency with AP Style; strong computer skills; solid knowledge of basic HTML; strong grasp of social media and basic Photoshop skills.
Ability to shoot and edit video a plus.
About Disney ABC Television Group:
Disney/ABC Television Group (DATG) redefines the future of media and entertainment. Delivering compelling creative, great storytelling, ground-breaking technology, high-impact marketing and innovative distribution, DATG 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, DATG 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 ABC Holding Company, Inc., which is part of a business segment we call Disney ABC Television Group.
ABC Holding Company, 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.