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Walt Disney Television Associate Producer: Headlines (ABC News) in New York, New York

ABC News Digital has an opening for a dynamic Producer who will be responsible for producing hourly headlines for the ABC News Live channel. The ideal candidate is someone who is looking to tell truly compelling stories through video content with the most up to date information. Must be able to work in a fast paced environment and have the ability to update headlines minutes before they air. This producer must be able to generate ideas, source video, solid news judgment, and work under tight deadline pressure. As a key member of our team they will be heavily involved in breaking news and keeping all headlines fresh every hour.

Responsibilities :

  • Produce a variety of news headlines with an hourly turn around

  • Proactively work to help team identify and address problems quickly when they arise.

  • Able work with on-air talent, from a producing/writing perspective

  • Have a strong grounding and appreciation for the 24/7 digital rhythm of news; and be passionate and excited about the future of news.

  • Proactively work to help team identify and address problems quickly when they arise.

  • Form and maintain strong relationships and partnerships with people at various levels, both within ABC News and outside the company, when it comes to a variety of disciplines production

Basic Qualifications :

  • At least 5 years producing in a digital or broadcast environment. Must have demonstrated experience shooting with handheld cameras and being comfortable in a control room environment.

  • Prior video production experience in a fast-paced environment and an understanding of the current digital landscape of live streaming

  • A willingness to work a variety of shifts, including evenings, overnights and weekends and thrive under daily deadline pressures

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Ability to edit on Avid (or similar non-linear editing platform) is preferred.

Required Education :

  • Bachelor’s degree required (TV/Film/Journalism or related field) or equivalent work experience

Job ID: 667492BR

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.