The Walt Disney Company Recurring-Production Assistant in Los Angeles, California

The Recurring Production Assistant will be responsible for Identifying and publishing one play highlights from in progress games, primarily College Football and College Basketball seasons. In addition, this position may provide support for other Production Assistant responsibilities.

Responsibilities :

  • Accurately identify, clip and headline timely one-play highlights in a digital broadcast facility for distribution for various digital/social media platforms

  • Prepare game highlights and moments with a digital audience in mind

  • Gather news, facts and video for assigned productions; research and prepare story ideas for assignments

  • Other daily responsibilities may include running teleprompter, screening games/events for re-air, producing highlights, researching video content for various shows, and live game support.

  • Multitask to screen games and select shots for highlights, working with Editor to bring highlight to completion

  • Screen and edit live event content for various re-air time slots.

  • Screen videotapes and/or servers and conduct research to obtain material for the preparation of production elements

  • Log and archive video and associated data for future useResearch, write and disseminate ideas for future content elements on ESPN platforms

Basic Qualifications :

  • Strong overall knowledge of multiple sports.

  • Must have an understanding of game rules.

  • Ability to identify and cultivate compelling storylines for various platforms

  • Must possess strong communication and organization skills

  • Ability to react quickly and positively under tight deadlines in a fast-paced environmentAbility to work nights, weekends, and holidays

Preferred Qualifications :

  • Experience in sports media, preferably in television production, or involvement with collegiate TV station

  • Awareness of social media trends and relevant platforms

  • Self-starting attitude and team-oriented work ethic

  • Familiarity with server-based media and/or non-linear editing equipment

  • Leadership experience in a professional role, organization or activity

  • Knowledge of international soccer leagues a plusFluency, both verbal and written, in Spanish or Portuguese a plus

Required Education :

  • High School Diploma or equivalent

Preferred Education :

  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent

Job ID: 592514BR

Location: Los Angeles,California

Job Posting Company: Media Networks