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Walt Disney Television Coordinating Producer - ABC News Digital in New York, New York

ABC NEWS DIGITAL has an opening for COORDINATING PRODUCER. We are looking for someone who is extremely creative and experienced. This role calls for someone who has a passion for storytelling, has previously led a team and has an urge to produce creative content. The ideal candidate should be ready to innovate and experiment with new forms of video storytelling. The CP should be someone considered a proven leader as he or she will help shape the way in which we cover news and create compelling segments. He or she should have a natural news instinct and ability to cover a breaking news story with accuracy and speed.

This role will oversee the production of a news show for distribution on digital platforms – manage a production team, create efficient workflows and ensure editorial/production quality. The CP will work with Newsgathering to secure participation from correspondents/producers in the field and collaborate with the broader digital team. This role will include weekend hours that may shift as we continually work to optimize the show's performance.

Responsibilities :

  • Approve story pitches and serve as team lead for show production/planning.

  • Supervise the team and their schedules

  • Work with various departments (i.e. legal, standards, newsgathering) to ensure delivery of each episode

  • Approve the scripting of daily packages and oversee the gathering of news elements

  • Provide guidance and editorial notes to the team for day of air segments and futures projects.

  • Work with management and analytics to develop strategy for the newscast

Basic Qualifications :

  • All candidates should have extensive production experience and organizational skills and attention to detail.

  • A minimum of 5 years of producing experience

  • Strong sense of mobile-friendly video

  • Previous leadership experience

  • Communication skills (written and verbal) – ability to effectively communicate and interact with people at various levels and in various disciplines of business and production

  • Ability to balance multiple priorities, projects and tasks

  • Brings energy and positivity to the team

  • Willingness to embrace and innovate around new audience tastes and trends

  • Familiarity with either AVID or non-linear video editing is a must

  • Thorough knowledge of digital production and post-production workflows

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Original writing, editing and reporting skills

  • Comfortable covering stories on a wide range of topics

  • Well-organized, capable of rolling with change

Required Education :

Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience.

Job ID: 663555BR

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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