Jobs at ABC11 WTVD Eyewitness News

Digital Sales & Marketing Director (Posted 3/24/17)

WTVD in Raleigh-Durham, NC is seeking a self-motivated, proactive team player to serve as Digital Sales & Marketing Director and oversee the development of digital strategies and implementation of sponsored marketing campaigns across multiple digital platforms. An experienced, hands-on leader with passion, creativity and expertise, who is client-friendly, capable of managing multiple projects and has proven skills creating effective online advertising campaigns. This is a key position on the management team and is part of the sales department. WTVD is Raleigh-Durham's top-ranked TV station, part of the ABC Owned Television Station Group within the Walt Disney Company.

Responsibilities:
-Serve as an expert, internally and externally, on all aspects of digital media with a focus on digital video, sponsorships, branded content, and programmatic buying.
-Communicate online marketing sponsorships and tactics to station management team and project collaborators.
-Drive creation of persuasive sales collateral for digital media offerings using market trends, case studies and WTVD products.
-Educate sales account executives on the digital marketplace and WTVD digital capabilities and work with them to prospect and close business with agencies and advertisers.
-Identify, evaluate and recommend online marketing opportunities, trends, technologies, and best practices to the sales team.
-Responsible for the day-to-day management of client programmatic campaigns, including budgeting, optimizing, forecasting, and reporting.
-Collaborate with station news, creative, programming, operations, web, and legal teams to create and execute new and existing sponsorship initiatives.
-Ensure sponsor campaigns are aligned with station and OTV calendars while keeping an eye out for potential opportunities.
-Track, measure and recap campaign performance to clients on large-scale integrated sponsorship initiatives.
-Meet or exceed assigned revenue goals for station's digital budget.

Qualifications:
-Four to seven years media experience working at a broadcast station, major publisher, agency or technology company.
-Knowledge of digital media landscape, challenges in the marketplace and understanding of the competition. Specific knowledge around digital video, social media and branded content.
-Excellent communication and presentation skills.
-Ability to efficiently manage multiple projects and competing priorities.
-Eagerness to work in a dynamic and rapidly changing environment.
-Ability to interpret industry trends, and successfully tailor media offerings to provide solutions and maximum revenue generation for clients
-Deep understanding of ecommerce technology (web analytics, ad tracking, a/b/n testing, tag management, content management).
-Curiosity in identifying what drives conversions for clients.
-Experience using DSP, agency trading desks, or other forms of programmatic media buying.
-Experience using content management systems a plus.
-BS/MS degree in marketing or a related field preferred.

To be considered, interested applicants apply on-line at www.disneycareers.com and search for Digital Sales & Marketing Director, Req ID# 434579BR, create a candidate profile and upload your resume.

Equal Opportunity Employer Female/Minority/Veteran/Disability/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity

Assistant Content Director (Posted 3/15/17)

WTVD, ABC-11, the ABC owned station in Raleigh-Durham-Chapel Hill (24) is seeking an Assistant Content Director. We want someone who places a high value on original reporting and investigative journalism. We want someone who pays attention to detail and is willing to hold our journalists to high standards. The Assistant Content Director must possess high ethical standards and strong news judgment and a passion for on air and online platforms.

This position requires someone with superior news judgment, strong organizational skills, and the ability to effectively supervise staff on a daily basis. You will have a positive attitude to elevate and inspire others to continue on strong and aggressive coverage and brand development.

The ideal candidate must have top market experience, a proven record of ratings success, strong leadership/mentoring skills and excellent news judgment. At least 5 years of local news management experience is mandatory. You must be able to work long or odd hours depending on news coverage importance. The role also requires expertise in digital content strategies, long term planning, and experience hiring.

To apply, please log onto www.disneycareers.com and search for Assistant Content Director,
Req ID# 434440BR, create a candidate profile and upload your resume.

NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE.

WTVD-TV, an owned station of ABC, Inc., is an Equal Opportunity Employer Female/Minority/Veteran/Disability/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity

Video Journalist (Posted 3/15/17)

WTVD-TV-ABC 11, the Disney-ABC Owned Station in Raleigh-Durham, North Carolina has an opening for a Video Journalist. Candidates must have at least three years' experience and should be familiar with all aspects of electronic news gathering.

The ideal candidate will be a self-reliant, creative photojournalist who is a team player and has the resourcefulness to improvise and solve problems when required. Applicants must be proficient in working in the field alone or with various reporters meeting multiple deadlines. A working operational knowledge of satellite/microwave/broadband mobile units and streaming technology as well as file transfer solutions on a daily basis is essential. The candidate must have a creative visual storyteller that has a desire to create content on all digital platforms.

Experience using P2 cameras as well as a demonstrated knowledge of non-linear editing is a must. Position requires the ability to work all shifts as assigned including overnights, nights and weekends. Must have a valid driver's license and be able to lift and carry 30 lbs. of equipment. Prior experience supporting digital platforms a plus.

To be considered, interested applicants can apply by logging on to www.disneycareers.com and search for the job title Video Journalist Req ID# 434441BR, create a candidate profile and UPLOAD YOUR RESUME FILE.

Equal Opportunity Employer - Female/Minority/Veteran/Disability/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity

Multi-Media Journalist (2) (Posted 2/17/17)

ABC 11, WTVD, the ABC Owned Television station in Raleigh-Durham, NC (Market 25) is looking for two full time General Assignments Multi-Media Journalists for our Fayetteville newsroom. The reporter will be based out of Fayetteville.

Candidates should have at least 3 years' experience in major market TV. We are searching for a great story teller who brings energy and creativity to every report and live shot. Must be able to report on all platforms and highly engaged in social media. The MMJ will be shooting on P-2 5000's, editing on Edius and regularly doing live shots with Dejero technology.

To be considered, interested applicants apply on-line at www.disneycareers.com and search for Multi-Media Journalist, Req ID# 425848BR or 425849BR, create a candidate profile and upload your resume, cover letter and list of references.

Equal Opportunity Employer - Female/Minority/Veteran/Disability/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity

Meteorologist (Posted 2/17/17)

WTVD, ABC 11, a Disney owned company, in Raleigh-Durham, North Carolina (25), is looking a fifth Meteorologist to a team of experts. The successful candidate will be responsible for covering on air shifts, along with digital and social media postings during their shift. We are looking for creativity on all levels. Familiarity with the WSI weather operation is necessary. Qualified applicants must have a meteorology or similar degree, and the ability to work in a fast-paced, team atmosphere. The ideal candidate will have experience studying severe weather and will be able to use a broad range of technology.

To be considered, interested applicants apply on-line at www.disneycareers.com and search for Meteorologist, Req ID# 425851BR, create a candidate profile and upload your resume, cover letter and list of references.

Equal Opportunity Employer - Female/Minority/Veteran/Disability/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity

Sports Multi-Media Journalist/Anchor (Posted 2/17/17)

ABC 11, WTVD, the ABC Owned Television station in Raleigh-Durham, NC (Market 25) is looking for a Sports Multi-Media Journalist/Anchor.

If you're ready to cover sports in the nation's college basketball destination this job is for you. You will be covering UNC Tar Heels, Carolina Panthers, Duke Blue Devils, NC State Wolfpack and Carolina Hurricanes. Must be able to report on all platforms and highly engaged in social media. The MMJ will be shooting on P-2 5000's, editing on Edius and regularly doing live shots with Dejero technology. Candidates should have at least 3 years' experience. We are searching for a great story teller who brings energy and creativity to every report and live shot.

To be considered, interested applicants apply on-line at www.disneycareers.com and search for Sports Multi-Media Journalist, Req ID# 425852BR, create a candidate profile and upload your resume.

Equal Opportunity Employer - Female/Minority/Veteran/Disability/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity

Investigative Multi-platform Journalist (Posted - 8/30/16)

WTVD, ABC 11, a Disney owned station, in Raleigh-Durham (25), North Carolina, is looking for great investigative storytellers to excel in this digital age of journalism. We want investigators with proven reputations as ethical, trusted journalists who can create unique, exciting and shareable content on all platforms. Our ideal candidates have expert social media skills and demonstrate proficiency in using social media to gather information. These journalists are skilled in using the latest investigative tools and techniques to generate, shoot, and edit their content. The candidate must possess a journalism, communication or related degree with 2-5 years of experience.
In this role you must possess the following skills: Be a data-miner with use of CAP and NICAR, Develop story ideas, write, shoot and edit news stories for on-air and online broadcasting, know how to use the latest editing and photography tools to tell great stories, produce investigations that are unique and captivating, write and post daily on all digital platforms including social media.

To be considered, interested applicants apply on-line at www.disneycareers.com and search for Investigative Multi-platform Journalist, Req ID# 394007BR, create a candidate profile and upload your resume, cover letter and list of references.

Equal Opportunity Employer - Female/Minority/Veteran/Disability/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity
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