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