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WABC Producer, 7 On Your Side

Post Date:Feb 23, 2024Type:Full time
Start Date:Salary:
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. Quality news and programming, groundbreaking 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!


WABC 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 reaching out to both large companies and small business owners - to successfully advocate for our viewers in order to bring about favorable and hopefully swift resolutions.


This is a full-time staff position. This position is represented by 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’ 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)


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. 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:

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

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