Los Angeles, CA
Digital News Associate (ABC News California)
A Digital News Associate (DNA) position at the ABC News Assignment Desk is an ideal opportunity for junior level candidates to become part of the daily news gathering operation of a 24/7 global newsroom.
• Providing production support to the ABC News Assignment Desk (answering phones, booking travel) as well as assisting producers and correspondents on assignments in the field.
• Writing stories for ABC News Digital platforms.
• Identifying, researching and pitching stories, making editorial calls and monitoring video feeds for the entire News Division.
• Active news consumer with genuine interest in journalism, production, and wide variety of current events.
• Excellent multi-tasker with attention to details.
• Demonstrated ability to work well under pressure.
• Excellent verbal and written communication.
• Availability to work flexible schedules/extended hours/weekends, evenings, overnights.
• Prior experience in a broadcast or digital newsroom.
• Additional languages.
• Bachelor's degree in journalism or equivalent in experience
This position is with American Broadcasting Companies, Inc., which is part of a business segment we call Walt Disney Television.
We will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories consistent with applicable law.