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Walt Disney Television Multi-Platform Content Producer, OTVS in New York, New York

The ABC Owned Television Station group is looking for a dynamic multi-platform content producer to join our Central Content Group.

The Central Content Group supports our eight stations around the U.S. with coverage for high-impact events, including daily topical stories, corporate synergy, breaking news and tentpole events including elections and the Oscars. The Content Producer will be responsible for presenting OTV content to audiences across all platforms, including our websites, mobile apps, OTT and social (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, etc.).

We are seeking a seasoned candidate with extensive editorial experience. Candidates must be comfortable creating and optimizing news content across a wide variety of platforms as well as cultivating relationships and partnering remotely with content creators around the country. The candidate must feel comfortable working in a fast-paced, high-pressure environment, while demonstrating impeccable editorial judgment.

Responsibilities :

  • Discover, pitch and report potential news stories for OTV platforms using editorial experience and news discovery tools

  • Use a mix of editorial judgment and metrics to determine content priority

  • Coordinate and communicate coverage and production with multi-platform producers across station group

  • Create engaging content, including video, for all OTV platforms

  • Version content in multiple formats to optimize for specific platforms

  • Optimize content for search

  • Partner with data analytics teams to establish and track KPIs, provide actionable insights and develop best practices

  • Assist in conceptualizing series, evergreen content, and franchise ideas

  • Work as a team, and take direction as needed to fulfill project needs

  • Ability to conceive of and produce videos quickly and be interested in reviewing and analyzing the results of the work

  • Contribute new ideas and concepts to the team on a regular basis and identify new opportunities for growth

Basic Qualifications :

  • Minimum 3 years relevant experience in a digital news operation

  • Prior experience programming digital platforms and managing social media accounts

  • Strong writing and editing skills

  • Experience with video editing using Adobe Premiere

  • Knowledge of the digital media landscape, including mobile and social and interest in emerging platforms

  • Familiarity with web analytics products

  • Adherence to the highest standards of journalism

  • Knowledge of AP Style and SEO best practices

  • Must be available to work on short notice, including evenings, weekends and holidays during major news events

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Expertise with the Adobe Creative Suite (Premiere, Photoshop, After Effects.)

  • Awareness of digital formats and trends in video as a unique style of video outside of television style production

  • Ability to use Canon C100, Canon 5D or similar DSLR cameras

Preferred Education :

BA/BS from a four-year accredited college or university

Additional Information :

Include 3 work samples with application via links. Please specify role in production (writing, reporting, editing, etc.)

This position is based in New York.

Job ID: 696006BR

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.