The Walt Disney Company Assistant Story Editor in New York, New York
ABC News is looking for an Assistant Story Editor.
Responsibilities : Responsibilities include booking, pitching story ideas and administrative work such as fielding phones and correspondence; managing schedules; organizing and booking travel; following up on and completing expenses; preparing research on stories, coming in at 7 am to cover morning headlines a few days a week to look for stories of interest; Pitch stories, develop and book stories for 20/20 and ABC News platforms; Breaking News coverage. Monday thru Friday but available to work weekends when breaking news requires.
Basic Qualifications :
Strong organizational and communication skills are required.
Must be able to multi-task and prioritize.
Candidate will need to have flexibility with work hours and start times depending on broadcast needs.
Must be familiar with digital tools and social media.
Must have an interest in the editorial process.
Candidates are expected to perform well under pressure and in breaking news situations.
Preferred Qualifications :
- Additional technical skills -- working knowledge of Avid, shooting skills a plus, strong social media and computer skills.
Required Education :
- BA or equivalent combination of education and/or experience
Additional Information :
Equal Opportunity Employer Female/Minority/Veteran/Disability/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity
Job ID: 493553BR
Location: New York,New York
Job Posting Company: Media Networks