Full Time Job

Digital News Associate


Los Angeles, CA 09-16-2020
  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Entry (0-2 years) Experience
Job Description

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.

Basic Qualifications:
• 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.

Preferred Qualifications:
• Prior experience in a broadcast or digital newsroom.
• Additional languages.

Required Education
• 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.

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