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

ABC News Digital has an opening for a Production Associate who will be responsible for assisting live video coverage at ABC News. The ideal candidate is someone who enjoys being part of a team and is looking to help grow ABC News’ live storytelling capabilities. Role includes working under hourly deadlines to help our team’s source and produce news headlines with a variety of stories. This is an opportunity to pitch ideas and work in as part of a team that is at the forefront of live streaming

Responsibilities :

  • Supporting producer in all aspects of production including: logging, coordinating live video coming into the building, researching video, stills and editorial information.

  • Work closely with editor and producer to gather video and stills for news headlines

  • 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.

  • Ensure that the live video team is in constant communication with other teams and broadcasts at ABC News and working with the greatest levels of efficiency.

  • Editing video for headline stories and updating with new information or images every hour.

Basic Qualifications :

  • Minimum 2 years in newsroom environment or similar

  • Must be familiar with various media formats as well as library systems

  • Strong editorial and organization skills, as well as the ability to perform duties under deadlines

  • Ability to generate original story ideas

  • A strong understanding of social media and a demonstrated ability to sustain a variety of social media accounts

  • 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

  • An understanding of the current digital landscape of live streaming

Required Education :

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

Job ID: 667517BR

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.