Craig Newmark Graduate School of Journalism-CUNY

Craig Newmark Graduate School of Journalism-CUNY


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WABC Digital Content Producer

Post Date:May 31, 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. 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.


Eyewitness News seeks a digital content producer who can create, edit, and produce material for our digital, social, and connected TV platforms! The successful candidate will work in a high-energy, non-stop news environment to help us with breaking news and 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.


What You Will Do:

  • 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

  • Monitor analytics in real-time to assess the effectiveness of content presentation and adjust as necessary

  • The schedule for this role will be mornings (4:30a - 12:30p), Monday - Friday



Required Qualifications & Skills:

  • 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

  • Must be willing to work mornings, evenings, and weekends & be in the office at least four days a week

  • Minimum two years experience working in a digital content environment, journalism, or related discipline


Required Education:

  • High school diploma or equivalent experience


Preferred Education

  • Bachelor's degree in journalism


The hiring range for this position is $59,100 to $95,900 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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