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Executive Producer, Live Morning Show

ABC News

New York, NY 04-02-2024
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Executive (10+ years) Experience
Job Description
ABC News Live (ABCNL) is looking for an Executive Producer to lead the #1 streaming channel's rapidly growing morning program ''ABC News Live First''. The ideal candidate should be calm under pressure particularly in breaking news situations, have extensive live control room experience, be a master storyteller, knowledgeable of all things hard news and pop culture, be a creative collaborator and understand the state of streaming and the future of news in the non-linear space.


The candidate should be ready to take the helm of ABC News Live First and help take the programming block to the next level. They will also work closely with ABC News Live's Executive Director on special programming and the Good Morning America team on e-commerce and lifestyle segment synergies. As the Executive Producer of ABC News Live First, the candidate should be an expert when it comes to news of day, thrive in breaking news events, be responsible for taking the show from a rundown to live broadcast . The candidate will also collaborate with leaders throughout the news division, including the leaders of Good Morning America, and GMA3 and be prepared to lead Special Events on ABC Network.

The candidate should also help manage ABCNL's relationships with studio & field production teams, graphics, HR, finance and business strategy teams and be a champion of innovative, highly collaborative, diverse culture that promotes idea generation, open communication, respect for others, and excellence. The candidate must be able to work with on-air talent, both from a producing/writing perspective while in the control room and have a strong background and understanding of the needs of 24/7 news. The candidate must also be willing to travel on occasion for breaking news and be willing to make decisions during off hours.


A minimum of 10 years of live producing experience in one or more of the following areas: broadcast, cable, major local news market, streaming news. Candidates should have extensive live control room and longform experience as well as excellent organizational skills and attention to detail. Knowledge of iNews (or other similar producing software).

Required Education:

Bachelor's degree (TV/Film/Journalism or related field) or equivalent work experience.

The hiring range for this position in New York is $245,800 - $337,900 per year. The base pay actually offered will take into account internal equity and also may vary depending on the candidate's geographic region, job-related knowledge, skills, and experience among other factors. A bonus and/or long-term incentive units may be provided as part of the compensation package, in addition to the full range of medical, financial, and/or other benefits, dependent on the level and position offered.

About ABC News:

The Disney Entertainment Television group creates original entertainment and news content for the Company's streaming platforms and its cable and broadcast networks.

This position is with American Broadcasting Companies, Inc., which is part of a business we call ABC News.

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-gqjq91-44-201-97-224-42 in your application.

Salary Details
Salary Range: $245,800 to $337,900 Per Year ($ USD)