Job ID 725532BR
The ideal candidate will be able to craft compelling, fast-paced news shows and adapt to breaking news, as needed. Good communication skills in the control room as well as with the show team are essential. The candidate must have the ability to work under pressure and a clear understanding of ABC News style of storytelling. Candidates must have experience working on a live show with several hours of live programming daily.
Work closely with newsgathering, desk, correspondents & senior producers to craft compelling segments
Create the rundown for segments, from story placement to graphics and all other editorial and production elements
Build a compelling segments on deadline & update as needed across different feeds
Help senior producer time/backtime the show in the control room
Write and rewrite copy as needed
Guide control room and anchor(s) through breaking news
Pitch and execute show, segment and guest booking ideas
Act as a team leader and fill-in for senior producer
Write teases that make people want to keep watching
Assist with editorial planning
Proven ability to roll with the punches and continuous changes that come with producing news on a live streaming platform
Ability to work a flexible shift including work overnight, evening, day time, weekend hours.
Solid news judgment
Ability to write clearly and effectively.
Minimum of (5-7) years of professional experience at Television, Film, of Digital Media companies.
Control room experience
Excellent organizational skills.
Ability to manage multiple responsibilities and assignments simultaneously under strict deadlines.
Bachelors degree in Journalism, English, Creative Writing, Communications, or related field or equivalent work experience.