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Walt Disney Television Producer, 20/20 (Project Hire) in New York, New York

A Producer for 20/20 is required to produce long form programming for our primetime hours on the ABC Network schedule. Long form programming includes hours, or multiple hours where the narrative is created by an interview, or a single story. The expectation is this candidate will be able to be a competent reporter, interviewer, director in the field, and writer.

Please note, this is a Project Position and employment will continue on this Project (at the company’s sole discretion), and in no event shall extend past the completion of the Project.

Responsibilities :

Specific Responsibilities include pitching story ideas, arranging shoots, field producing, scripting, booking characters/experts, and producing in the edit room. Candidates must exhibit superior news judgment, be creative and resourceful in the field, and have extensive reporting and producing experience. They need to be able to visualize their hours in creative ways to propel the narratives. They must exhibit outstanding writing and editing skills, the ability to balance multiple projects, and possess effective communication skills. Candidates must be experienced, professional self-starters who are able to craft high-end pieces under intense pressure against a deadline. Candidates may be expected to travel on short notice. Some proficiency with shooting and some editing is expected.

Basic Qualifications :

  • Work Experience: At least 5 years. Non-Technical Skills: Multitasking, strong writing, strong organizational skills, attention to detail.

Required Education :

Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience.

Job ID: 702303BR

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.