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Walt Disney Television Assignment Editor, ABC News (WGA) in New York, New York

The foreign desk assignment editor is responsible for working with foreign teams on editorial and logistical coverage of news stories. This job requires the understanding of foreign stories and knowing which stores perform best on different ABC platforms.

Responsibilities :

Responsible for working with foreign teams and platforms on all news stories. Responsible for the deployment of resources and personnel for all overseas assignments. This job requires the understanding of foreign stories and knowing which stories perform best on different ABC platforms. Must be able to write and edit stories for the website.

Basic Qualifications :

  • Minimum 5 years network news experience

  • Be a strong communicator and foreign story advocate with senior producers.

  • Needs to have strong people management skills

  • Understand logistical difficulties of foreign deployments.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Knowledge of a foreign languages is a plus

Required Education :

Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience.

Job ID: 710808BR

Location: New York,New York

Job Posting Company: Media Networks

ABC Cable Networks Group is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status. Disney fosters a business culture where ideas and decisions from all people help us grow, innovate, create the best stories and be relevant in a rapidly changing world.

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