Connected TV App Newscast Producer

Responsibilities:

          Craft fast-paced, visually compelling daily newscast; manage all aspects of the show

          Pitch story ideas on a daily basis

          Book guests and creating relevant feature segments

          Communicate with reporters about the focus and format of their stories.

          Create some graphics and desktop editing

      Communicate well with others in the newsroom when building shows; collaborate with the digital team

  

Basic Qualifications:

          Minimum of 3 years producing experience at a local news station

      Demonstrated ability to 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

      Demonstrate consistent use of social media in all parts of newscast creation from story selection to on-air presentation

      Must be able to work flexible hours (including nights, overnights, holidays) and adaptable to change

 Education:

          Bachelor’s Degree (preferably in Journalism, Media, Film, etc.)

 

Additional Information:

 **This is a NABET represented position.

 To apply, please log on to: https://jobs.disneycareers.com/ and search for Job ID: 871366BR or use the link: https://jobs.disneycareers.com/job/chicago/connected-tv-newscast-producer-wls/391/19769918

 

About ABC Owned TV Stations:

Comprised of the Company’s international business units and various direct-to-consumer streaming services, Disney Media & Entertainment Distribution (DMED) aligns technology, media distribution, and advertising sales into a single business segment to create and deliver personalized entertainment experiences to consumers around the world.

About The Walt Disney Company:

The Walt Disney Company, together with its subsidiaries and affiliates, is a leading diversified international family entertainment and media enterprise with the following business segments: media networks, parks and resorts, studio entertainment, consumer products, and interactive media. From humble beginnings as a cartoon studio in the 1920s to its preeminent name in the entertainment industry today, Disney proudly continues its legacy of creating world-class stories and experiences for every member of the family. Disney’s stories, characters, and experiences reach consumers and guests from every corner of the globe. With operations in more than 40 countries, our employees and cast members work together to create entertainment experiences that are both universally and locally cherished.

This position is with WLS Television, Inc., which is part of a business segment we call ABC Owned TV Stations.

WLS Television, Inc. 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 or any other basis prohibited by federal, state, or local law. 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.