Full Time Job

Senior Producer - News Live


New York, NY 07-08-2020
  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Executive (10+ years) Experience
Job Description

ABC News Live has an opening for a Senior Producer-Mornings, who is extremely creative and has extensive experience in producing morning shows from planning to on-air execution. This role calls for someone who has a passion for storytelling and a desire to be at the forefront of streaming news.

• Build and manage the rundown, making sure all parts of the show come together
• Write key parts of shows while ensuring accuracy as the final copy editor on scripts
• Work closely with production staff to ensure clean execution on-air
• Willingness to throw out the rundown for breaking news
• Oversee editorial staff for extended hours of on-air coverage
• Proactively identify and address problems quickly, then independently create informed solutions
• Form and maintain strong relationships and partnerships with people at various levels, both within ABC News and outside the company, when it comes to a variety of disciplines of business and production

Basic Qualifications:
• A minimum of 10 years of experience in one or more of the following areas: broadcast, cable, major local news market, streaming news
• Minimum two years' experience managing a team overseeing all editorial aspects including assigning and approving content prior to air
• Must have extensive control room experience and excellent communication and organizational skills and attention to detail
• Able to work with on-air talent, both from a producing/writing in the control room perspective
• A willingness to work a variety of shifts, including evenings, overnights and weekends and thrive under daily deadline pressures
• Have a strong grounding and appreciation for the 24/7 rhythm of news
• Knowledge of iNews (or other similar producing software)
• Knowledge of Social Media including Twitter and Instagram

Preferred Qualifications:
• 11 or more years of experience in one or more of the following areas: broadcast, cable, major local news market, streaming news
• Three or more years' experience managing a team

Required Education

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

This position is with American Broadcasting Companies, Inc., which is part of a business segment we call Walt Disney Television.

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