The Walt Disney Company Associate Producer (Project Hire) in New York, New York

ABC News is looking for a creative Associate Producer ready to innovate and experiment with new forms of video storytelling. The Associate Producer will support producers to create daily original video content with ABC News correspondents and producers around the globe. The ideal candidate should have a natural news instinct and ability to cover a breaking news story with accuracy and speed. This is a project position and is anticipated to last one year.

Responsibilities :

  • Pitch stories

  • Gather elements for news stories

  • Conduct interviews

  • Coordinate field productions with correspondents and producers

  • Shoot and produce original stories

  • Transcribe interviews

Basic Qualifications :

  • 1-3 years of experience at a daily newscast or digital publisher

  • Thorough knowledge of digital production and post-production workflows

  • Strong sense of mobile friendly video content

  • Ability to balance multiple priorities, projects and tasks

  • Willingness to embrace new audience tastes and trends

  • Proficient w/Avid Media Composer, Adobe Premiere and After Effects

  • Proficient w/Canon C100 or similar DSLR cameras

  • Proficient with AP Style writing

  • Brings energy, humor and positivity to the team

Preferred Qualifications :

  • Original writing, editing and reporting skills

  • Experience with discovery/curation of viral content, using tools such as Storyful

  • Comfortable covering stories on a wide range of topics

  • Well organized and good at rolling with change

Required Education :

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

Job ID: 571804BR

Location: New York,New York

Job Posting Company: Media Networks