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WABC Producer, 7 On Your Side


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Post Date:Dec 19, 2023Type:Full time
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Location: United States - New York - New York Job Reference:
Job Description:

Disney Entertainment’s eight-owned ABC stations are multiplatform leaders in local news and information. 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 Mark,” 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.

The Disney-owned WABC station 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 coordinate 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.

WABC-TV Eyewitness News in New York City is seeking an aggressive, motivated and dedicated Producer who will oversee all elements for 7 On Your Side. Our producer must have experience writing/producing/breaking down complex consumer stories. They must be comfortable contacting both large companies and small business owners - to successfully advocate for our viewers in order to bring about favorable and hopefully swift resolutions. The successful candidate must work well with anchors, reporters, assignment editors, directors and graphic artists. Candidates for this position should have a passion for producing, writing and delivering news, highlights and features in a creative manner.

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

Responsibilities:

  • Craft daily newscasts and manage all aspects of the broadcast
  • Pitch story ideas daily
  • Communicate well with others in the newsroom when building shows
  • Collaborate with digital team members throughout the day
  • Write clear and compelling broadcast copy
  • Implement 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

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The pay rate for this union role in New York is $132,500. Select benefits may be provided as part of the compensation package, such as medical, financial, and/or other benefits, dependent on the level and position offered. To learn more about our benefits visit: https://jobs.disneycareers.com/benefits




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TWDC-WABC
Peggy Yeung
7 Lincoln Sq.
New York, NY 10023
United States
Ph: 8185535655
Email/URL: https://jobs.disneycareers.com/job/new-york/wabc-producer-7-on-your-side/391/58866071376
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