ABC News Live has an open position for Coordinating Producer. We are looking for someone who is experienced in planning, futures and coordinating large teams across multiple dayparts. As a leader on the ABC News Live team, they will help shape the way in which we cover news, take advantage of the ABC News content, and help ensure ABC News Live is ready to react to news of the day.
The Coordinating Producer will oversee futures planning, scheduling and content selection with VOD and digital video teams to determine the best content to use in news pods throughout the day.
The Coordinating Producer will work with Newsgathering to secure participation from correspondents in the field, the social team to meet daily posting deadlines and to engage audience, and the broader digital team to ensure promotion and collaboration.
The Coordinating Producer will be responsible for ensuring continuity for all of the above. They will report to the Executive Producer of ABC News Live.
• All candidates should have extensive production experience and excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.
• A willingness to work different shifts, as needed, and thrive under daily deadline pressures
• A minimum of 5 years of experience
• Communication skills (written and verbal) – ability to effectively communicate and interact with people at various levels and in various disciplines of business and production
Bachelor's degree (TV/Film/Journalism or related field) or equivalent work experience
This position is with American Broadcasting Companies, Inc., which is part of a business segment we call Walt Disney Television.