The Walt Disney Company Multimedia Reporter (Project Hire) in New York, New York

We are seeking a reporter to join ABC News’ digital team to cover general assignment stories. The ideal candidate is a rock-solid self-starter with proven experience covering breaking news. She or he will have a strong sense of how to approach a story holistically – weaving together feeds, their own reporting, videos, photos and social embeds to create stories that are sharp, informative and highly visual. The role is based at the ABC News headquarters in New York City.

This is a project position and is anticipated to last one year.

Responsibilities :

  • Pitch and execute daily general assignment stories and long-term enterprise ideas

  • Turn around day-of stories with speed and accuracy

  • Collaborate with newsgathering and broadcast show teams

  • Identify fresh, engaging story ideas, angles and sources

Basic Qualifications :

  • At least 5 years hard news writing experience

  • Proven ability to write clean copy on a deadline

  • Experience with web publishing and AP style

Job ID: 571815BR

Location: New York,New York

Job Posting Company: Media Networks