Manager - NewsOne
Disney ABC Television GroupNew York, NY
Full Time Job
This position manages the NewsOne newsroom on various shifts. Shifts include nights and weekends. This includes directing NewsOne coverage of news stories, directing the work of the newsroom staff, making story assignments, working with other areas of ABC News and ABC affiliates to gather and distribute news content, managing customer service issues, troubleshooting operational issues, editing correspondent scripts, managing the production of news packages and other content, producing live shots.
• Manage the NewsOne newsroom
• Direct work of the newsroom staff
• Make story assignments
• Edit correspondent scripts
• Manage production of news package and other content
• Manage customer service and operational issues
• At least 5 years in a managerial position in a TV newsroom/production environment
• Must be well-organized, able to multi-task, and calm under deadline pressure
• Must work well with others
• Must have deep interest in news
• At least 7 years in a managerial position in a TV newsroom/production environment
• Affiliate and/or assignment desk experience a plus
• Field experience a plus
• Editing experience a plus
• Control room and line producing preferred
Bachelor's degree or equivalent work experience.
NewsOne is the affiliate news service of ABC News. NewsOne provides news content and services to ABC affiliates as well as other domestic and international subscribers for use in their news programs and platforms.
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 American Broadcasting Companies, Inc., which is part of a business segment we call Disney ABC Television Group.
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.