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WABC Newscast Producer

Post Date:Feb 01, 2023Type:Full time
Start Date:Salary:
Location: United States - New York - New York Job Reference:
Job Description:

WABC-TV Eyewitness News in New York City is seeking an aggressive, motivated and dedicated Newscast Producer who will oversee all elements of a daily television newscast. Our newscast producer must build complicated, compelling, interesting newscasts in a highly competitive, high-pressure environment. A successful candidate should be active on social media and understand how to leverage those platforms for stories. Producers must work well with anchors, reporters, assignment editors, writers, directors and graphic artists. Candidates for this position should have a passion for producing, and should aspire to management positions later in their career. 


  • Craft daily newscasts and manage all aspects of the broadcast

  • Pitch story ideas on a daily basis

  • Communicate well with others in the newsroom when building shows

  • Collaborate with digital team members throughout the day

  • Write clear and compelling broadcast copy

  • Execute last-minute changes in high-pressure situations

Basic Qualifications:

  • Minimum of three years experience producing at a local news station

  • Demonstrated ability to work under deadline pressures and work in a rapid, fast-paced environment

  • Detail-oriented with strong editorial and production skills

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Must be flexible with working hours (late nights, overnights, holidays) and adaptable to change

Required Education:
Bachelor's degree or equivalent work experience

Preferred Education:
Bachelor's degree in journalism, communication or a related field

The pay rate for this union role in New York is $128,500.

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Contact Information
Peggy Yeung
7 Lincoln Sq.
New York, NY 10023
United States
Ph: 8185535655
Email/URL: https://www.mydisneycareer.com/en/job/new-york/wabc-newscast-producer/35640/43687858848

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