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WABC Digital Content Producer

Post Date:Mar 30, 2023Type:Full time
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Location: United States - New York - New York Job Reference:
Job Description:

WABC-TV has been the leader in local news and entertainment programming in the New York City area for more than 60 years. Producing more than 45 hours of live, local news and weather each week, Channel 7 “Eyewitness News” is the most-watched local news in New York and the United States. WABC-TV also produces the No. 1 syndicated talk show, “Live with Kelly and Ryan,” weekdays at 9:00 a.m., which is seen in more than 200 markets across the U.S. Quality news and programming, cutting-edge technology and ongoing community outreach are the hallmarks of excellence that have consistently kept WABC-TV New York’s No. 1 station and the most-watched television station in the nation.


Eyewitness News seeks a digital content producer who can create, edit, and produce material for our digital, social, and connected TV platforms.  You will work in a high-energy, non-stop news environment to help us on breaking news and to create compelling content that our users will want to share.
Curiosity and willingness to learn are important.  Some of the day-to-day duties include writing stories, producing breaking news, creating original videos, producing live streams, optimizing content for more reach and impact, and helping to create content for social media and engage our audience.



  • Creating content across current and future platforms with storytelling that is optimized for each screen and reflective of the diversity of our audience.

  • Use SEO (search engine optimization) and data tools to make editorial decisions

  • Managing social and multi-platform content for station accounts

  • Working with newsroom leaders and other content producers to create synergy across all platforms on station content


Basic Qualifications:

  • A minimum of 2 years of experience in journalism or a related discipline

  • An understanding of social strategy and SEO with the desire to keep up with emerging platforms

  • Must be able to meet deadlines and work under pressure

  • Experience with Adobe Premiere and Photoshop (or similar programs)

  • Proficient with AP style

  • Ability to work mornings, evenings, and weekends


Required Education:

  • High School diploma or equivalent


Preferred Education:

  • Bachelor’s Degree (related degree preferred in Journalist, Multimedia/Production, etc.)




The hiring range for this position in New York is $65,000 to $95,000 per year. The base pay actually offered will take into account internal equity and also may vary depending on the candidate’s geographic region, job-related knowledge, skills, and experience among other factors. A bonus and/or long-term incentive units may be provided as part of the compensation package, in addition to the full range of medical, financial, and/or other benefits, dependent on the level and position offered.

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Contact Information
Peggy Yeung
7 Lincoln Sq.
New York, NY 10023
United States
Ph: 8185535655

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