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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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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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 extremely proficient on all social media platforms, and know how to drive interaction with the audience. You must also be willing to work overnights.

To apply, please log onto www.disneycareers.com and search for requisition #449256BR. 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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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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WABC-TV / Eyewitness News is seeking a driven, hard-hitting and creative Investigative Reporter to add to our already successful unit. Responsible for researching and developing exclusive and compelling investigative reports. Must be able to develop and maintain sources. You must have a strong social media presence and the ability to leverage social media to generate stories and gather viewer input. You will also be expected to contribute reporting during major breaking news, working investigative angles that separate us from the competition. We expect you to be able to juggle daily and long term investigative projects. The ideal candidate should have experience with hidden camera equipment and surveillance techniques. Our next investigative reporter must thrive in a fast paced, high-pressure, deadline-driven newsroom. A college degree and at least 5 years of major market experience is required.

To apply, please log on to: www.disneycareers.com and search for Requisition #394690BR. Please include a letter, resume, references and link to a complete newscast. No telephone calls, please.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer - Female/Minority/Veteran/Disability/Sexual Orientation. Gender Identity

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Digital Producer/Web Producer
WABC-TV is looking for a Digital Producer. Responsibilities include: producing written copy, video and pictures, and managing placement of content on multiple platforms while growing audience engagement and interaction on television and online. Strong knowledge of web content management systems, Facebook, Twitter, and other social media platforms. Working with social networks to create campaigns as well as providing pictures and video to help promote the show on other channels. Aid in creating contests, generating ideas and web designs for web contests for the show.
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 desire to grow technically.

Basic Qualifications:
- At least 2 years of website/social media experience.
- Television production experience is helpful.

Technical Skills:
- Understanding/Experience using a Content Management Systems
- Photoshop
- Final Cut Pro preferred
- Social Networks (Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, Google Plus)
- Experience building templates/sapplets
- Knowledge of Wordpress
- Basic understanding of HTML coding, SEO, Omniture, Brightcove, and CSS

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
- Familiarity with web analytics tools and concepts
- Adherence to the highest standards of journalism
Preferred Education:
- Bachelor's Degree in Communications, Broadcast Journalism, and/or Public Relations

To Apply:

- Please log onto www.disneycareers.com and search for Requisition# 267750BR

NO PHONE CALLS, PLEASE. WABC-TV, an owned station of ABC, Inc., is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Female / Minority / Veteran / Disabled

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