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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Accounting Analyst
WABC-TV in New York is looking for an Accounting Analyst to support the daily operations of the Accounting / Business Department.
Responsibilities include:
  • Assisting with preparation of Annual Budgets, Forecasts, and Long-Range Planning
  • Assisting with Financial Reporting - including Corporate and Federal and State tax reporting
  • All functions related to monthly and quarterly closings including journal entries, intercompany charges, expense accruals and balance sheet reconciliations
  • Vendor set-up, creation and maintenance of purchase orders, resolution of vendor inquires
  • Processing of Accounts Payable invoices
  • Travel and Entertainment expense processing

Basic Qualifications:
  • At least 2 years of accounting experience
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office, advanced Excel skills and other Databases
  • Strong analytical, problem-solving, and organizational skills
  • Must be able to work effectively under tight deadlines and within a team structure
  • Ability to multi-task in fast paced, professional environment
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to build and maintain relationships with co-workers, management and other stakeholders in the organization

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Cognos/TM1 experience a plus

Education:
  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting or Finance is strongly preferred


To apply, please log on to www.disneycareers.com and search for Requisition #435605BR.

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News Producer
WABC-TV is looking for a highly motivated producer to build a complicated, compelling, interesting newscast in 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 must work well with reporters, assignment editors, writers and other producers, and be able to manage up as well as down. Understanding the importance of utilizing and writing to video is vital. Outstanding writing and copy editing skills are necessary.

Candidates for this position should love producing newscasts, and should aspire to management positions later in their careers. This is not a position for beginners.

Experience 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 log on to: www.disneycareers.com and search for requisition #428096BR. 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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News Media Manager/Editor
WABC-TV in NYC has an immediate opening for a News Media Manager/Editor. Responsibilities include: managing media ingests, digital file conversion and import, booking windows for incoming satellite feeds, FTP upload/download, managing digital servers and archives, and management/coordination of content during live newscasts, including coordinating communication between technical and editorial mangers, supervising/assigning Editors, news editing, monitoring and quality control of live transmissions, and monitoring the news rundown.

The successful candidate will have a minimum of 3 years television news editing experience, and multiple years of experience working in a TV newsroom exercising editorial judgment. Must be proficient in non-linear editing techniques, computer literate, comfortable working with Microsoft Office and Windows, as well as experience with one or more newsroom systems such as AP ENPS.

This individual must be highly organized and used to working under tight deadlines while working on multiple, overlapping projects. The News Media Manager will work closely with News Producers and Management to ensure the timely and accurate production of newscasts, special reports and special segments. Prior supervisory experience preferred. Must be willing to work all shifts and weekends.

To apply, please log onto www.disneycareers.com and search for requisition # 425148BR.

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 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 # 423138BR. 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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Executive Producer
WABC-TV in New York City is looking for an Executive Producer to oversee our 11pm newscast. This manager is responsible for overseeing the content, look and tone of this major broadcast and our digital and social platforms. A successful candidate must have excellent news judgment, strong writing and strong digital and social media skills. You must also be able to guide and coach our staff. This position also requires the ability to work under unyielding deadline pressure. We need someone with a creative AND competitive spirit. You must have experience as a newsroom manager in a large/medium size market to be considered for this position.

To apply, please log on to: www.disneycareers.com and search for Requisition # 420437BR.

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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Part-Time IT Systems Professional

WABC-TV is seeking an IT Systems Professional.

Responsibilities include: supporting existing IT and Broadcast Computer systems, and assisting 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.
Applicants should be proficient with several scripting languages like VB/.BAT/PowerShell and also have experience with MS SQL database management.

This is a part-time position and will require the applicant's full flexibility to work non-standard shifts mostly on weekends and holidays. 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 # 413544BR.

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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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. Responsibilties 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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