Multi-Platform Desk Editor
Disney ABC Television GroupDurham, NC
Full Time Job
WTVD-TV, the ABC Owned local TV, digital, and social media source for news and information in Central North Carolina, has an immediate opening for a Multi-platform Desk Editor. The ideal candidate will be working the real time desk and balancing digital and desk responsibilities.
We're seeking an energetic and aggressive person who is detail-oriented and has the ability to develop and vet content for all platforms. This position is responsible for content generation and management as well as monitoring phones, scanners and social media and gathering information about ongoing stories and breaking news. The ideal candidate will contribute to all platforms, maintaining a presence on social media, create unique digital content and shoot and write stories for broadcast and digital.
Candidates should also be multi-taskers who can make decisions quickly and work collaboratively under extreme deadline pressure. Previous assignment desk and/or web producer experience is strongly preferred, including experience coordinating the movements of reporters and photographers. Willingness to work various shifts is a must.
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 WTVD Television, LLC, which is part of a business segment we call Disney ABC Television Group.
WTVD Television, LLC 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.