Employment Opportunities at WABC-TV

Tuesday, August 2, 2022

NEW YORK -- Find out about Employment Opportunities at WABC-TV.

2022 EEO Report

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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.

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Executive Assistant, WABC-TV

Do you have deep experience supporting a very high-level executive? Are you known for keeping your cool under pressure? Can you interact with the most senior levels of management? If you're nodding your head, then an Executive Support Professional position in WABC-TV at The Walt Disney Company might be right for you.

The ABC Owned Television Stations Group oversees the owned and operated stations of ABC across the United States. These stations include WABC-TV in New York; KABC-TV in Los Angeles; WLS-TV in Chicago; WPVI-TV in Philadelphia; KGO-TV in San Francisco; KTRK-TV in Houston; WTVD-TV in Raleigh-Durham, NC; and KFSN-TV in Fresno, CA.

Our Executive Support Professionals are highly-respected because their skills are quite simply essential. You'd be a key member of a dynamic, fast-paced team and would work with some of the most creative, intelligent people in the business. Join us - apply today!

This position supports the WABC-TV's President & General Manager.

You would be responsible for the day-to-day workings of the leader you support. The Executive Assistant completes a wide variety of administrative tasks for the President & General Manager, including; managing an extremely active calendar; completing expense reports; composing and preparing confidential communications; arranging complex and detailed travel plans, itineraries, and agendas; taking precise meeting minutes, and identifying and following-up on action items, managing scheduling conflicts, and keeping the President & General Manager and their schedule on track.

The relationship you form with the executive(s) you support is critical because that's what enables you to become a true partner. In addition to understanding your executive's business -- and business needs -- inside and out, you'll also need deep knowledge of the leadership and workings of WABC-TV and related departments across the Disney enterprise. As the "face" of your executive(s) within The Walt Disney Company, your professionalism, loyalty, and attitude reflect the office and are a key component to its success.

Responsibilities:

  • General Support
  • Provide overall administrative support including but not limited to
  • phone support
  • maintaining busy calendar and day-to-day meetings
  • interact with a wide variety of ABC and external contacts on behalf of the General Manager
  • Coordinate business travel, including trip logistics and itinerary, meeting coordination and remote support
  • Compile and submit Travel & Expense reports
  • Handle all scheduling
  • Schedule and set up conference calls, teleconferences and web-based meetings
  • Filing, faxing, photocopying, scanning and tracking documents
  • Aggregate information in excel for reporting
  • Prepare confidential memos, correspondence, letters, business updates, meeting notes, Power Point and/or Keynote presentations, proofs correspondence and complex reports

Basic Qualifications:

  • A minimum of 3 years' experience providing executive support to a senior executive
  • Demonstrated ability to handle confidential and sensitive information
  • Skilled in PowerPoint and/or Keynote, Word, Excel, and Outlook
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills including demonstrated telephone etiquette skills
  • Ability to assume responsibility, function effectively in team environment or independently, with minimal supervision
  • Detail oriented and organized
  • Demonstrated proactive problem solving skills
  • Willingness to work a flexible schedule with advanced notice, to accommodate overtime as needed
  • Ability to function in an environment with competing and changing priorities
  • Flexibility and willingness to learn new skills

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Event coordination/planning experience helpful
  • Familiarity with local television station business a plus

Required Education: High School Diploma

Preferred Education: Bachelor's degree, or equivalent work experience

To Apply:

https://jobs.disneycareers.com/job/new-york/wabc-executive-assistant/391/33364032464

American Broadcasting Companies, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status or any other basis prohibited by federal, state or local law.

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Executive Assistant, Eyewitness News

This position will provide administrative support to the team of managers of WABC-TV's Eyewitness News.

Responsibilities:

  • Provide overall administrative support for all newsroom managers including but not limited to: phone and mail support
  • maintaining busy calendar and day-to-day meetings
  • interact with a wide variety of ABC and external contacts on behalf of the newsroom Managers
  • Coordinate business travel, including trip logistics and itinerary, meeting coordination and remote support
  • Compile and submit Travel & Expense reports
  • Schedule and set up conference calls, teleconferences and web-based meetings
  • Filing, faxing, photocopying, scanning and tracking documents
  • Aggregate information in excel for reporting
  • Prepare confidential memos, correspondence, letters, business updates, meeting notes, Power Point and/or Keynote presentations, proofs correspondence and complex reports.
  • Assist and help coordinate DMED Synergy projects
  • Maintain Hair and Makeup scheduling calendar, and review weekly timecards
  • Assist newsroom managers with maintaining schedules and timecards in the timekeeping system
  • Ordering of materials used by hair and makeup artists
  • Assist with purchase orders across the newsroom and operations.

Basic Qualifications:

  • A minimum of 3 years' experience providing executive support to a senior executive or high level management group.
  • Demonstrated ability to handle confidential and sensitive information
  • Skilled in PowerPoint and/or Keynote, Word, Excel, and Outlook
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills including demonstrated telephone etiquette skills
  • Ability to assume responsibility, function effectively in team environment or independently, with minimal supervision
  • Detail oriented and organized
  • Demonstrated proactive problem solving skills
  • Willingness to work a flexible schedule with advanced notice, to accommodate overtime as needed
  • Ability to function in an environment with competing and changing priorities
  • Flexibility and willingness to learn new skills

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Event coordination/planning experience helpful
  • Familiarity with local television station business a plus

Required Education: High School Diploma

Preferred Education: Bachelor's degree, or equivalent work experience

To Apply:

https://disney.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/disneycareer/job/New-York-NY-USA/Executive-Assistant--WABC-TV-Eyewitness-News_10009565-1

WABC-TV, an owned station of ABC, Inc. American Broadcasting Companies, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status or any other basis prohibited by federal, state or local law.

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Creative Director- Design

WABC-TV, New York's #1 station, seeks an energetic and talented designer with exceptional visual effects abilities and concept development experience to lead the design department for Eyewitness News and Live with Kelly and Ryan.

Responsibilities:

  • Reporting directly to the VP Marketing, will lead design team to strategize creative plans and creative visions for WABC and Live With Kelly and Ryan
  • Drive creative asset development based on brand strategy to deliver timely, storytelling visual assets, in graphic designs, 3D designs, inspirational concepts for local and OTV product development.
  • Working with the Art Director, guide the work of all direct reports, giving them feedback and leading the generation of stellar ideas.
  • Define creative trends in partnership with Creative Director- Brand, and content leads throughout the segment.
  • Study the creative marketplace, assessing where the department's work stands against competitors, and the industry.
  • Work with HR/LR to effectively run the department in a mixed union and non-union work environment.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Minimum of 7 years' experience in motion graphics design for television and a degree in design or equivalent experience, news background a plus.
  • Minimum of 5 years' experience managing design teams in broadcast / cable industry
  • Qualified candidates must have in-depth knowledge of C4D, Adobe AE, Photoshop and Illustrator.
  • Ability to interpret producer ideas and communicate effectively.
  • Able to work with green screen for tracking, keying within animation.
  • A team player, professional attitude, takes initiative on work load and working to improve on-air product.
  • Utilizing internal systems and understanding templates as well as hardware/software such as; Adobe Premier, Google Earth Pro 3d Maps, Ross Expression (automated systems), web design and scripting. Be open to learning these and/or anything new required.

Required Education:

High School diploma or equivalent

Preferred Education:Bachelor's degree

To Apply:

https://jobs.brassring.com/TGnewUI/Search/home/HomeWithPreLoad?PageType=JobDetails&partnerid=25348&siteid=5039&Areq=983202BR

You must also send cover letter and reel/portfolio.

WABC-TV is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status or any other basis prohibited by federal, state or local law.

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Newscast Producer

WABC-TV Eyewitness News in New York City is seeking an aggressive, motivated and dedicated Newscast Producer who will oversee all elements of a daily television newscast. Our newscast producer must build complicated, compelling, interesting newscasts in a highly competitive, high-pressure environment. A successful candidate should be active on social media and understand how to leverage those platforms for stories. Producers must work well with anchors, reporters, assignment editors, writers, directors and graphic artists. Candidates for this position should have a passion for producing, and should aspire to management positions later in their career.

Responsibilities:

  • Craft daily newscasts and manage all aspects of the broadcast
  • Pitch story ideas on a daily basis
  • Communicate well with others in the newsroom when building shows
  • Collaborate with digital team members throughout the day
  • Write clear and compelling broadcast copy
  • Execute last-minute changes in high pressure situations

Basic Qualifications:

  • Minimum of three years' experience producing at a local news station
  • Demonstrated ability to work under deadline pressures and work in a rapid, fast-paced environment
  • Detail-oriented with strong editorial and production skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Must be flexible with working hours (late nights, overnights, holidays) and adaptable to change

Required Education:

Bachelor's degree or equivalent work experience

Preferred Education:

Bachelor's degree in journalism, communication or related field

To apply, go to:

https://jobs.brassring.com/TGnewUI/Search/home/HomeWithPreLoad?PageType=JobDetails&partnerid=25348&siteid=5039&Areq=977776BR

WABC-TV is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status or any other basis prohibited by federal, state or local law.

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Newswriter / Producer

WABC-TV Eyewitness News in New York City is seeking an aggressive, motivated and dedicated Multi-Skilled Newswriter / Producer who will help oversee all elements of a daily newscast. The ideal candidate can help build complicated, compelling, interesting newscasts in a highly competitive, high-pressure environment. Newswriter / Producers must work well with anchors, reporters, assignment editors, writers, directors and graphic artists. Candidates for this position should have strong writing skills and a solid understanding of how astory fits in a newscast.

Responsibilities:

  • Craft daily newscasts and manage all aspects of the broadcast
  • Write clear and compelling copy and editing video
  • Pitch story ideas on a daily basis
  • Communicate well with others in the newsroom when building shows
  • Collaborate with digital team members throughout the day
  • Execute last-minute changes in high pressure situations

Basic Qualifications:

  • Minimum of 3 years of top market producing experience at a local news station
  • Demonstrated ability to work under deadline pressures and work in a rapid, fast-paced environment
  • Detail-oriented with strong editorial and production skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Must be flexible with working hours (late nights, overnights, holidays) and adaptable to change

Required Education:

Bachelor's degree or equivalent work experience (journalism, communication or related field preferred)

To apply, go to:

https://jobs.brassring.com/TGnewUI/Search/home/HomeWithPreLoad?PageType=JobDetails&partnerid=25348&siteid=5039&Areq=923482BR

WABC-TV is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status or any other basis prohibited by federal, state or local law.

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Executive Producer

WABC-TV in New York City is looking for an Executive Producer to oversee all of our platforms. This EP is responsible for the overall daypart content of our newscasts, digital properties and social platforms. A successful candidate must have strong leadership skills, news judgment and excellent digital and social media abilities. You must also be familiar with the New York City news market and be able to guide, coach and mentor our staff. We need someone with a creative and competitive spirit.

Responsibilities:

  • Complete oversight for the newscasts and all content across our multiple platforms, including story selection, production and newsroom management while implementing innovative strategies to be competitive in the NY market
  • Oversee newsroom and editorial decisions while ensuring content is consistent and appropriate
  • Design and implement strategies to engage and build audiences across platforms
  • Collaborate and mentor producers and newsroom staff
  • Conflict resolution and engage appropriate teams to resolve any issues that arise in the newsroom
  • Managing staffing needs and schedules

Basic Qualifications:

  • Minimum of 5 years of producing experience in a top 5 market or previous newsroom management experience
  • Demonstrated ability work under deadline pressures and work in a rapid, fast-paced environment
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Must be flexible with working hours and adaptable to change

Preferred Education:

Bachelor's degree in journalism, communication or related field

To Apply:

https://xjobs.brassring.com/TGnewUI/Search/home/HomeWithPreLoad?PageType=JobDetails&partnerid=25348&siteid=5039&Areq=874807BR#jobDetails=878561_5039

WABC-TV is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status or any other basis prohibited by federal, state or local law.