Employment Opportunities at WABC-TV

May 13, 2014 8:37:56 AM PDT
Find out about Employment Opportunities at WABC-TV. Managing Editor
WABC-TV, New York seeks a Managing Editor who will help drive the content engine. This position requires someone with strong news judgment, the ability to effectively communicate with and manage a team of assignment editors and reporters, and navigate between a reporter's logistical challenges and a producer's needs. The ideal candidate will also have an understanding of how to manage the distribution of our content across our digital platforms, and a strong sense of what is trending in social media in order to creatively translate those trends into TV News.

Must be able to edit and improve stories, problem-solve, meet deadlines and react well to breaking news in a pressure-packed environment.

To apply, please log on to: www.disneycareers.com and search for Requisition #170289 (Managing Editor) . No phone calls please. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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IT Systems Professional
WABC-TV is seeking an IT Systems Professional. Responsibilities include supporting existing IT and Broadcast Computer systems, and helping with the planning and implementation of new technologies. Applicants must have strong knowledge and experience working with Active Directory, Apple and Microsoft desktop/server environments, basic Cisco network architecture/configuration, and Server Virtualization (VMWare) and SAN infrastructure. Candidates should be proficient with several scripting languages like VB/.BAT/PowerShell and also have experience with MS SQL database management. This position will require the applicant's full flexibility to work non-standard shifts. This is an exciting opportunity to be hands on with many different technologies supporting both IT and broadcast systems. To apply, please log on to www.disneycareers.com and search for requisition # 166327. No telephone calls, please. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Freelance Digital Assistant
WABC-TV is looking for a Digital Producer. Candidate is a self-motivated, team player, who is able to generate ideas and exercise good judgment. He or she would be flexible, resourceful, and have strong organizational/time management skills with a strong desire to grow technically.

Responsibilities - Knowledge of web content management systems, and Facebook, Twitter, and other social media platforms. Help in creating campaigns with social networks, help verbalize status updates for local stations and provide pictures to help promote the show on other channels. Aid in creating contests, generate ideas and web designs for web contests for the show.

Basic Qualifications: At least 1 year of website/social media experience. Television production experience is helpful.

Technical Skills:
-Strong knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook
-Final Cut Pro knowledge helpful
-Social Networks (Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, Google Plus)

Non-Technical Skills:
-Clear and effective written and verbal communication skills
-Excellent organizational and time management skills and the ability to multi-task.
-Deep Passion for entertainment news and social media
-Adherence to the highest standards of journalism

Required Education: Bachelor's Degree in Communications, Broadcast Journalism and/or Public Relations

To Apply:
Please log on to: www.disneycareers.com and search for Requisition ID#134783. Please also send a copy of your resume.

NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE. WABC-TV, an owned station of ABC, Inc., is an Equal Opportunity Employer. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact us at wabcjobs@abc.com.

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