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Walt Disney Television Senior Producer, Video - FiveThirtyEight in New York, New York

We’re seeking a Senior Producer to lead efforts to create original, engaging video at FiveThirtyEight.

The Senior Producer will oversee creation of all original videos for our site, YouTube, social channels and potentially OTT. This a highly collaborative role and requires close interaction with our data visualization team and politics, sports and science editors and reporters.

We’re looking for someone who has experience with all elements of video production. The ideal candidate has experience pitching, reporting, writing, shooting, producing, and editing digital video. This role calls for someone who has a passion for storytelling, an urge to produce creative content and a desire to be at the forefront of digital video.

Responsibilities :

  • Oversee all video production including development, planning, production, scripting, and video editing.

  • Marshall and manage FiveThirtyEight, ABC News and freelance resources to suit each project.

  • Assess video performance, using data to make informed decisions about topic, format and approach

  • Manage video freelance budget and ensure projects are completed at cost

Basic Qualifications :

  • Minimum six years of experience, preferably within a newsroom

  • Minimum two years’ experience managing staff during development and production

  • Interest in FiveThirtyEight’s data-driven journalism

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Two or more years’ experience having direct reports

  • Experience writing news stories

  • Proficiency operating Canon cinema camera, experience with lighting.

  • Fluency in Adobe Premiere, Adobe After Effects, Photoshop and Avid Media Composer

Required Education :

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience

Job ID: 658023BR

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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