Disney ABC Television Group Anchor Assistant in New York, New York

ABC News has an opening for an Anchor Assistant.

Responsibilities :

  • Researching short and long term story ideas and interview subjects

  • Assisting with booking for potential guests and experts

  • Participating in the editorial and editing process for pieces and shows, alongside producers

  • Traveling to shoot destinations with the anchor

  • Fielding phone calls and responding to correspondence

  • Managing anchor’s schedule

  • Organizing and booking travel; completing expenses

  • Liaising with editorial and production staff

  • Excellent note taking for meetings and/or transcription

Basic Qualifications :

  • Strong organizational and communication skills required

  • Must be able to multi-task and prioritize

  • Must be willing to have a flexible schedule including working weekends and holidays when necessary

  • Candidates are expected to perform well under pressure and in breaking news situations

Preferred Qualifications :

  • Familiarity with digital tools especially social media

  • Strong interest in the editorial process

Required Education :

  • 4 years Bachelors or equivalent experience

Job ID: 603364BR

Location: New York,New York

Job Posting Company: Media Networks

ABC, 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. 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.