Newswriter / Producer - WGA
Disney ABC Television GroupNew York, NY
Full Time Job
ABC News Radio is hiring a Newswriter/Producer to work with our team of talented news content creators. S/he is responsible for writing broadcast news and related content.
The Newswriter/Producer responsibilities include gathering audio and information on news stories and preparing them for broadcast while working with correspondents and anchors to create hourly newscasts. This is a deadline-driven environment requiring exceptional writing and a commitment to accuracy. The Newswriter/Producer works closely with anchors/reporters and newsroom managers to ensure the highest journalism standards are met consistently.
• Applicants must have a familiarity with newsroom systems
• Applicants must be proficient with radio audio equipment for playback, ingest and editing
• Must be highly competent at broadcast news writing
• Must be available to work all shifts in a 24/7 newsroom
Prior experience working in a dynamic broadcast or digital company preferred. Experience with broadcast radio. Short form broadcast writing experience.
Bachelor's Degree or equivalent work experience.
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.