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WABC General Assignment Reporter - Daily Hire

Post Date:Feb 10, 2023Type:Full time
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Location: United States - New York - New York Job Reference:
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WABC General Assignment Reporter - Daily Hire


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Job Description:

The Disney owned station WABC in New York City is looking for an experienced daily hire general assignment reporter with the ability to authentically engage and connect with our audience.  The ideal candidate must be a dynamic and compelling journalist, communicator, and storyteller with a passion for uncovering and reporting the facts, and with integrity above all else. This team member will work collaboratively with producers, assignment editors and newsroom leaders. The applicant must demonstrate a full understanding of the powerful voice and responsibility broadcasters have to, and with, the communities we serve.


Responsibilities and Duties of the Role:

  • Researching and Reporting

  • Writing and on air performance

  • Active in using social media for promotion and news gathering



Basic Qualifications

  • Exceptional reporting, writing and interviewing skills

  • Must know how to source and generate impactful enterprise leads, and create impactful content utilizing the latest investigative tools, including data journalism. 

  • You must be tenacious in your ability to uncover stories through investigation and research

  • Be an expert in telling high impact stories and in breaking news coverage, and demonstrate that ability in the field

  • Demonstrated ability to move the audience between linear and digital platforms

  • A collaborative self-starter

  • Ensures that all content meets company standards for journalistic integrity and production quality

  • Strong commitment to the community, expected to represent the station and participate at various community events


Preferred Qualifications

  • 3+ years reporting experience in top 10 Market

  • Fluency in a second language



Required Education:

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent work experience


Preferred Education:

  • Bachelor's degree in journalism, communication or related field

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Contact Information
7 Lincoln Sq.
New York, NY 10023
United States
Email/URL: https://disney.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/disneycareer/job/New-York-NY-USA/WABC-General-Assignment-Reporter---Daily-Hire_10040438

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