The Walt Disney Company Associate Producer in New York, New York

20/20 is hiring an Associate Producer.

ABC News is responsible for all of the ABC Television Network’s news programming, including “World News Tonight with David Muir,” “Nightline,” “Good Morning America,” “20/20,” “This Week with George Stephanopoulos,” ABC News Radio, ABCNews.com, and satellite service NewsOne. An award-winning team provides the latest information and analysis of major events to bring viewers a big-picture understanding of the world. A premier news and information alliance between ABC News and Yahoo! News blends the Network’s global news-gathering operation and unrivaled lineup of trusted anchors and reporters with the digital media company’s vast distribution and cutting-edge technology to reach up to 100 million people in the U.S. each month on PCs, mobile devices and tablets. In addition, ABC News and Univision News have formed FUSION, a joint venture, to launch a multiplatform news, information and entertainment service to deliver culturally relevant programming in English to U.S. Hispanics, the youngest and fastest growing demographic in the U.S.

Responsibilities :

  • Support producers in all aspects of production – editorial and video research, writing, shooting, interviewing and basic editing.

  • Must also be able to work independently on stand-alone assignments including day of air pieces, and voice overs.

  • Prior production experience and proven technical skills required.

  • Creative, innovative approach important.

  • Candidate must be willing to work flexible schedules, including weekends.

Basic Qualifications :

  • Strong editorial and production skills, including prior news coverage experience

  • Strong organizational skills and ability to perform duties under deadline

  • Avid editing

  • Camera and lighting - multiple formats

Preferred Qualifications :

  • Ability to generate original story ideas and produce original stories for broadcast

  • Desire to work in a collaborative, high pressure environment

Required Education :

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

Job ID: 564050BR

Location: New York,New York

Job Posting Company: Media Networks