Disney ABC Television GroupSan Francisco, CA
Producer- Freelance (Union)
KGOTELEVISION, INC.POSITION: PRODUCER – FREELANCE (Union)DATE POSTED: December 13, 2018DEPARTMENT: NEWS
DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES: KGO-TV/ABC7 News, the ABC Owned Television station in San Francisco has an immediate opening for a Freelance Producer to join our ABC7 News team.We are seeking an innovative thinker who loves news to produce and schedule compelling guests to appear on our new Midday Live newscast. He or she will be responsible for developing relationships with newsmakers all over the Bay Area. This person must be able to multi-task efficiently, execute quickly and have strong editorial awareness and judgment. This person will produce for our 11:30am Midday newscast and handle all aspects of booking daily guest segments: research, editorial, pre-interviews, finding visuals, preparing and writing interview questions and talking points. This person would be responsible for story placement, writing and non-linear desktop editing, plus other editorial and production elements for the newscast. The ideal candidate must also have a keen understanding of multi-platform strategy and offer ideas for both linear and digital for engaging, non-perishable and compelling content. This person must be able to collaborate with other departments including Sales and Audience Development and foster a positive work-place attitude. Excellent organizational, written and verbal communication skills are essential to this role. This person must also be flexible and able to work an extended schedule as the news cycle and deadlines require.
TO APPLY: Please log onto our website and search for Requisition ID#620613BR (Producer – Freelance); create a candidate profile, and upload your resume and cover letter. NO PHONE CALLS ACCEPTED
ABC7 is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Female/Minority/Veteran/Disability/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity.
The Company will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.
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 KGO Television, Inc., which is part of a business segment we call Disney ABC Television Group.
KGO Television, 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.