Employment Opportunities at WABC-TV

Find out about Employment Opportunities at WABC-TV.

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WABC-TV is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Any organization providing employment information or referrals may ask to receive our postings. For more information, write to us at: WABC-TV, 7 Lincoln Square, New York, NY 10023, or email us at wabcjobs@abc.com.

2017 EEO Report

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General Assignment Reporter
WABC-TV, NY seeks an experienced reporter for New York's top news organization. Five years broadcast news experience required, some major market experience preferred. Candidates must be great journalists, communicators, writers, and story-tellers, both from the set and the field. Candidates must be adept at social media, and know how to drive interaction with the audience.

To apply, please log onto www.disneycareers.com and search for requisition # 478747BR. Please include link and resume.

NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE. WABC-TV, an owned station of ABC, Inc., is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Female/Minority/Veteran/Disability/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity

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Account Executive
WABC-TV in New York has an outstanding opportunity for an Account Executive with a minimum of five years of broadcast and digital sales experience.

The candidate must have a proven track record of success in both agency and direct business negotiations. Requirements include developing new business opportunities for all of our platforms, coupled with strong communication and presentation skills.

To apply, please log on to www.disneycareers.com and search for Requisition #475589BR.

NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE. WABC-TV, an owned station of ABC, Inc., is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Female/Minority/Veteran/Disability/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity

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Digital Content Producer
Eyewitness News seeks a digital content producer who loves to create video. Part of this position involves leading our digital and social efforts on the weekend. This producer must thrive in a high-energy, non-stop news environment to help lead us on breaking news and to create compelling content that our users will want to share.

Some of the specific duties include managing breaking news and other content on abc7ny.com, creating original videos, directing live coverage, optimizing content for more reach and impact, and helping to manage our social media presence and engage our audience.

The producer in this position must have experience working in a newsroom, strong news judgment, strong video production skills (such as Adobe Premiere), be an excellent communicator and very knowledgeable in best practices for digital and social media. The ideal candidate will be able to deliver consistently strong content across all platforms to ensure Eyewitness News always goes above and beyond to be New York's No. 1 news.

To apply, please log on to www.disneycareers.com and search for Requisition #473497BR.

NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE. WABC-TV, an owned station of ABC, Inc., is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Female/Minority/Veteran/Disability/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity

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Digital Producer
Eyewitness News seeks a creative, proactive content producer to help lead our digital and social media news efforts in the morning. This producer must thrive in a high-energy, non-stop news environment and be willing to rise before the sun to get our news day off to a strong start, leading on breaking news and working at the heart of the action with our morning news team.

Some of the specific duties include helping to manage abc7ny.com, sending breaking news alerts, writing news stories, creating original videos, managing live coverage, optimizing content for more reach and impact, and helping to manage our social media presence and engage our audience.

The producer in this position must have experience working in a newsroom, strong news judgment, excellent communication skills and be very knowledgeable in best practices for digital and social media. The ideal candidate will be able to deliver consistently strong content across all digital and social platforms to ensure Eyewitness News always goes above and beyond to be New York's No. 1 news.

To apply, please log on to www.disneycareers.com and search for Requisition #473077BR.

NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE. WABC-TV, an owned station of ABC, Inc., is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Female/Minority/Veteran/Disability/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity

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Freelance Newswriter / Producer
WABC-TV is looking for a highly motivated freelance writer/producer with a varied skill set for a highly competitive, high pressure environment. You must have outstanding news judgment, be able to pitch great story ideas and have a great production sense. Candidate should be active on social media and understand how to leverage those platforms for stories. You should also be able and willing to shoot and edit some of your own video. You must work well with reporters, assignment editors, and other writers and producers. Outstanding copy editing skills are necessary.
Experience writing for and producing a newscast in a major market is required. Applicants who have not produced a television newscast in a major market will not be considered. To apply please send resume to wabcjobs@abc.com.

NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE. WABC-TV, an owned station of ABC, Inc., is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Female/Minority/Veteran/Disability/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity

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Freelance ENG Field News Photographers
WABC-TV, New York, is seeking experienced and proactive ENG Field News Photographers for freelance employment. Successful candidates will have a proven track record in the fast-paced, high-pressure environment of daily local newsgathering.

Skills and experience needed:
  • Microwave live truck operation
  • Bonded-cellular transmission technologies (Dejero, LiveU, etc)
  • Excellent technical and creative abilities as a News Photographer
  • Ability to edit full packages quickly under tight deadlines
  • Regular experience as a one person crew i.e., shoot, edit, and set up live shots

Special consideration will be given to a candidate who also has experience in RF operations:
  • Ability to tune in microwave signals and assigning to receivers during live broadcast
  • Able to manually tune in satellite signals when needed
  • Able to multi-task between multiple crews calling in to establish signals
  • Adaptable to ever-changing situations during live shows
  • Maintains a cool head when communicating with field crews, Directors, Media Managers, and Producers

Knowledge of the tri-state area is important. Must be willing to work all shifts - day, night, overnight and weekends.

Interested applicants should send their resumes to: wabcjobs@abc.com.

NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE. WABC-TV, an owned station of ABC, Inc., is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Female / Minority / Disability / Sexual Orientation / Gender Identity
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