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Wabc - Newswriter / Producer


New York, NY 3 days ago
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description
WABC-TV Eyewitness News in New York City is seeking an aggressive, motivated and dedicated Multi-Skilled Newswriter / Producer who will help oversee all elements of a daily newscast. The ideal candidate can help build complicated, compelling, interesting newscasts in a highly competitive, high-pressure environment. Newswriter / Producers must work well with anchors, reporters, assignment editors, writers, directors and graphic artists. Candidates for this position should have strong writing skills and a solid understanding of how a story fits in a newscast.

• Craft daily newscasts and manage all aspects of the broadcast
• Write clear and compelling copy and editing video
• 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
• Execute last-minute changes in high pressure situations

Basic Qualifications:
• Minimum of 3 years of top market producing experience at a local news station
• Demonstrated ability 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 (journalism, communication or related field preferred)

Additional Information:

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About ABC Owned TV Stations:

This position is with WABC Television (New York), LLC, which is part of a business we call ABC Owned TV Stations.

WABC Television (New York), LLC 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 or protected veteran status. Disney fosters a business culture where ideas and decisions from all people help us grow, innovate, create the best stories and be relevant in a rapidly changing world.

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-gwbq62-44-201-94-72-42 in your application.