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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Marketing Producer
WABC-TV, New York has an opportunity to be an integral part of our marketing and sales team. Must have production experience, be a creative thinker, have great design sense and excellent writing skills. Superior knowledge in Powerpoint, Photoshop and Illustrator required. Understanding of Final Cut, Motion, Flash, HTML/CSS and video compression and Codecs preferred. Production responsibilities include coordination and execution of creative; scripting and editing, voiceover, digital compression and transfer, creation of web banner and long form billboard.

To apply, please log on to www.disneycareers.com and search for requisition # 492769BR

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 Technology Specialist
WABC-TV, New York is looking for a Digital Technology Specialist. The candidate will be involved in nearly every technical aspect of creating and executing live television programs as well as content for social media platforms.

Responsibilities include implementing and maintaining major technical systems as well as production of live news, remote broadcasts, syndicated programming and social media events.

Basic Qualifications:
The candidate must demonstrate the ability to pivot and manage changing priorities and tight deadlines of the department. The successful candidate will possess strong information technology and networking skills and media over IP. The TV station runs a 24/7 operation and the candidate will be required to work non-traditional shifts, weekends and holidays and should have the ability to lift and carry equipment as necessary.

Preferred Qualifications:
Knowledge and experience with television studio production, video servers, broadcast automation systems, master control operations, and news room systems is preferred. Ability to effectively troubleshoot and diagnose broadcast facility technical issues and problems quickly and methodically. Proficient in IT desktop support for Windows & MAC systems & Servers, software applications, local disk storage systems and virtual environments.

Preferred Education:
A degree in a technical related field, appropriate certifications, or equivalent experience preferred, but not required.

A minimum of 5 years of television experience preferred

To apply, please log on to www.disneycareers.com and search for Requisition #492734BR.

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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