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Disney ABC Television Group Production Associate, ABC News (Project Hire) in New York, New York

ABC News is looking for a Production Associate – Project Hire. This is a Project position and employment will continue on this Project (at the company’s sole discretion), and in no event shall extend past the completion of the Project.

Responsibilities :

  • Edit video clips, packages, and correspondent debriefs.

  • Produce and edit the daily “Digital Daily” digital-only package.

  • Coordinate and produce live shots. Occasionally shoot video in the field.

  • Research and gather video for correspondents, producers, and editors as needed.

  • Encode and distribute video clips to stations and clients.

  • Handle affiliate news beat calls and video gathering on weekends.

Basic Qualifications :

  • Minimum 1 year in newsroom environment or similar

  • Demonstrated ability to do rough cut editing

  • Strong editorial skills necessary.

  • Must be available to work flexible hours and perform duties under deadline.

  • Non-Technical Skills: Strong organizational skills, able to meet deadlines, attention to detail, work well under pressure

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 3 or more years in newsroom environment or similar

  • Strong interest in the editorial process highly desirable, as is the ability to generate original story ideas.

  • Ability to edit packages on Avid

Required Education :

  • BA or BS from a 4 year accredited college or university or equivalent experience

Job ID: 645615BR

Location: New York,New York

Job Posting Company: Media Networks

ABC Cable Networks Group 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.