Craig Newmark Graduate School of Journalism-CUNY

Craig Newmark Graduate School of Journalism-CUNY


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WABC Newscast Producer

Post Date:Jul 25, 2023Type:Full time
Start Date:Salary:
Location: United States - New York - New York Job Reference:
Job Description:

The Disney-owned station WABC in New York City is looking for an experienced Newscast Producer with the ability to connect with our audience.  The ideal candidate must be a dynamic and compelling journalist and communicator who will oversee all elements of daily newscasts. This team member will work collaboratively with producers, writers, directors, anchors, reporters, graphic artists and other newsroom leaders. The applicant must demonstrate a full understanding of the powerful voice and responsibility broadcasters have to and with, the communities we serve.  This team member will produce for all platforms and dayparts, including early mornings, nights and weekends.


This is a full-time staff position. This position is covered under the WGA-ABC National Agreement.



  • 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 of 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:

  • High school degree or equivalent work experience


Preferred Education:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Communications, Studio Production, Journalism, or related field


The pay rate for this union role in New York is $132,500.

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7 Lincoln Sq.
New York, NY 10023
United States
Ph: 8185535655

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