Full Time Job

Digital Desk Producer


Los Angeles, CA 09-16-2020
  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description

Digital Desk Producer (ABC News California)

Digital Desk Producers work directly with all ABC Newsshows, platforms and units to ensure effective newsgathering collaboration.AE's also take a proactive role in identifying and advocating for stories onbroadcast and digital shows.


Key Responsibilities Include:
• Coordinating coverage of breaking and ongoing news stories across the ABC News division
• Assigning appropriate newsgathering staff to cover those stories, including correspondents, producers and digital journalists.
• Working with the Logistics Desk to ensure the operational, technical and ENG needs of the field teams are being met.
• Depending on one's shift and area of concentration, there are specific duties that are unique to individual Assignment Editors.
• Produce live segments, both in the field or in the studio or from remote network locations.

Basic Qualifications:

• Strong editorial background with a skill for finding unique and forward-looking stories.
• Excellent written and verbal communication, management potential, ability to multi-task and prioritize.
• Must be willing to work various shifts in a 24/7 newsroom.
• Fluency in Social Media.
• Minimum 3 years work experience.
• Keen interest in wide range of current events.

Preferred Qualifications:
• Minimum 3 years of experience in broadcast or digital newsroom
• Video shooting/editing skills
• Additional languages

Required Education
• Bachelor's degree or equivalent work experience.

Preferred 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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