Employment Opportunities at WABC-TV

Thursday, February 2, 2023 8:55PM

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

2023 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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WABC Digital Producer - Daily Hire

The Disney owned station WABC in New York City is looking for an experienced daily hire digital producer with the ability to connect with our audience. The ideal candidate must be a dynamic and compelling journalist and communicator who will oversee all elements of a daily television newscast. This team member will work collaboratively with producers, writers, directors, anchors, reporters, graphic artists and other newsroom leaders. The applicant must demonstrate a full understanding of the powerful voice and responsibility broadcasters have to, and with, the communities we serve. This team member will produce for all platforms and dayparts including early mornings, nights and weekends.

Eyewitness News seeks a digital content producer who can create, edit, and produce material for our digital, social, and connected TV platforms. You will work in a high-energy, non-stop news environment to help us on breaking news and to create compelling content that our users will want to share.

Curiosity and willingness to learn are important. Some of the day-to-day duties include writing stories, producing breaking news, creating original videos, producing live streams, optimizing content for more reach and impact, and helping to create content for social media and engage our audience.

Daily Hire is an employee hired to work on a daily basis with no requirement of a regular schedule.

Responsibilities and Duties of the Role:

  • Creating content across current and future platforms with storytelling that is optimized for each screen and reflective of the diversity of our audience.
  • Use SEO (search engine optimization) and data tools to make editorial decisions
  • Managing social and multi-platform content for station accounts
  • Working with newsroom leaders and other content producers to create synergy across all platforms on station content

Required Education, Experience/Skills/Training:

  • Bachelor's Degree (related degree preferred in Journalist, Multimedia/Production, etc.)
  • Background in journalism or related discipline
  • An understanding of social strategy and SEO with the desire to keep up with emerging platforms
  • Must be able to meet deadlines and work under pressure
  • Experience with Adobe Premiere and Photoshop (or similar programs)
  • Proficient with AP style
  • Must be willing to work mornings, evenings, and weekends

To apply, visit: https://disney.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/disneycareer/job/New-York-NY-USA/WABC-Digital-Producer---Daily-Hire_10040429

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WABC Newscast Producer - Daily Hire

WABC-TV Eyewitness News in New York City is seeking an aggressive, motivated and dedicated Daily Hire 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.

Daily Hire is an employee hired to work on a daily basis with no requirement of a regular schedule.

Responsibilities and Duties of the Role:

  • 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, visit: https://disney.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/disneycareer/job/New-York-NY-USA/WABC-Newscast-Producer---Daily-Hire_10040427

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WABC General Assignment Reporter - Daily Hire

The Disney owned station WABC in New York City is looking for an experienced daily hire general assignment reporter with the ability to authentically engage and connect with our audience. The ideal candidate must be a dynamic and compelling journalist, communicator, and storyteller with a passion for uncovering and reporting the facts, and with integrity above all else. This team member will work collaboratively with producers, assignment editors and newsroom leaders. The applicant must demonstrate a full understanding of the powerful voice and responsibility broadcasters have to, and with, the communities we serve.

Responsibilities and Duties of the Role:

  • Researching and Reporting
  • Writing and on air performance
  • Active in using social media for promotion and news gathering

Basic Qualifications

  • Exceptional reporting, writing and interviewing skills
  • Must know how to source and generate impactful enterprise leads, and create impactful content utilizing the latest investigative tools, including data journalism.
  • You must be tenacious in your ability to uncover stories through investigation and research
  • Be an expert in telling high impact stories and in breaking news coverage, and demonstrate that ability in the field
  • Demonstrated ability to move the audience between linear and digital platforms
  • A collaborative self-starter
  • Ensures that all content meets company standards for journalistic integrity and production quality
  • Strong commitment to the community, expected to represent the station and participate at various community events

Preferred Qualifications

  • 3+ years reporting experience in top 10 Market
  • Fluency in a second language

Required Education:

Bachelor's degree or equivalent work experience

Preferred Education:

Bachelor's degree in journalism, communication or related field

To Apply, visit: https://disney.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/disneycareer/job/New-York-NY-USA/WABC-General-Assignment-Reporter---Daily-Hire_10040438

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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

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The pay rate for this union role in New York is $128,500.

To apply, go to:

https://disney.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/disneycareer/job/New-York-NY-USA/WABC-Newscast-Producer_10015289

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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WABC Sports Producer - Daily Hire

The Disney owned station WABC in New York City is looking for an experienced daily hire sports producer with the ability to connect with our audience. The ideal candidate must be a dynamic and compelling journalist and communicator who will oversee all elements of daily sportscasts. This team member will work collaboratively with producers, writers, directors, anchors, reporters, graphic artists and other newsroom leaders. The applicant must demonstrate a full understanding of the powerful voice and responsibility broadcasters have to, and with, the communities we serve. This team member will produce for all platforms and dayparts including early mornings, nights and weekends.

WABC-TV Eyewitness News in New York City is seeking an aggressive, motivated and dedicated Daily Hire Sports Producer who will oversee all elements of a daily sportscast. Our sports producer must build complicated, compelling, interesting sportscasts in a highly competitive, high-pressure environment. A successful candidate must work well with anchors, reporters, assignment editors, directors and graphic artists. Candidates for this position should have a passion for producing, writing and delivering sports news, highlights and features in a creative manner

Daily Hire is an employee hired to work on a daily basis with no requirement of a regular schedule.

Responsibilities & Duties of the Role:

  • Craft daily sportscasts and manage all aspects of the broadcast
  • 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

To apply, go to:

https://disney.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/disneycareer/job/New-York-NY-USA/WABC-Sports-Producer---Daily-Hire_10039918