News Producer, GMA3
New York, NY
Be a part of the talented team that brings America GMA3 and the #1 streaming news channel. GMA3 and ABC News Live have an opening for an Editorial Producer (booker).
The job entails booking guests for daily news segments and during breaking news coverage, as well as prepping guests for the show, live producing segments in the control room, and pitching and vetting stories thoroughly. In addition, the candidate will be responsible for writing suggested introductions and questions for segments, as well as gathering elements for the rundown.
Candidate will be expected to supervise junior staff.
Candidate may need to work a staggered schedule that will include weekends and late nights, as well as holidays. In addition to long hours, travel may be expected as needed.
GMA3 and ABCNL Editorial Producers will work to ensure guests reflect the demographics of our target audience and present a wide variety of viewpoints on various subjects. They will also work closely with teams across ABC News, including Good Morning America.
• The ideal candidate will have TV production experience including control room experience, booking, field producing, writing and editing.
• Minimum of five years of experience in a fast-paced news environment or on a similar live broadcast or streaming channel.
• Candidate needs to possess strong editorial judgment along with the ability to communicate clearly, multi-task and prioritize.
• Candidate must be able to take initiative, but also work collaboratively.
• iNews and Avid experience
• Knowledge of shooting on DV cameras, ability to use TVUs, adept at utilizing social media outlets
Bachelor's degree or equivalent work experience.
This position is with American Broadcasting Companies, Inc., which is part of a business segment we call Walt Disney Television.