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Jobs at ABC11 WTVD Eyewitness News

ENG/SNG Media Coordinator - PT (Posted - 12/15/14)

WTVD-TV has an immediate opening for a news ENG/SNG Media Coordinator- PT. The ideal candidate is a quick learner with excellent skills using computer platforms such as AP ENPS, Troll, Windows 7, Chrome/Firefox and others. You must be willing and able to adapt to a constantly changing technical environment while maintaining a high level of excellence with our on-line and over-the-air product. This key newsroom position requires attention to detail, excellent communications skills, a calm demeanor and an ability to trouble shoot under pressure and react accordingly.

Responsibilities include:
-Tuning in remote ENG/SNG live shots and feeds, routing of ENG sources.
-Facilitating broadband transmissions (such as Dejero).
-Booking of satellite time, as well as coordinating satellite uplinks for other stations and/or ABC network shows.
-Serving as a liaison between the station and remote master control.
-Serving as news tech to balance and shade studio cameras, as well as control some remote cameras.
-Managing media, as needed
-Working on maintenance, engineering and news tasks, as needed
-Must be familiar with basic video and audio principles - overseeing quality control during all newscasts.
-Must be knowledgeable about non-linear editing, as well as ENG field photography, and be proficient in media ingest and management.

Please apply for the position online, by logging on to www.disneycareers.com and search for the job title ENG/SNG Media Coordinator- PT Req ID# 239703BR; create a candidate profile and UPLOAD YOUR RESUME FILE.


Director of Digital Strategy & Operations (Posted - 11/3/14)

ABC11/WTVD, the abc owned station in the fast growing Raleigh-Durham market, is looking for a Director of Digital Strategy and Operations. Working closely with news, marketing and sales, this person will devise and execute digital content strategies that promote growth and engagement, evaluate metrics and set benchmarks to help refine the strategy, assess external trends and determine their potential relevance and impact internally, develop best practices for each platform based on analytical data, and lead new content and other initiatives across all digital platforms, including the web, mobile and social media. And did we mention, jump in to create content and put out daily fires? This is a high energy, hands-on position in a fast paced and competitive environment where the landscape can change very quickly. The candidate must have serious digital knowledge, be nimble and flexible as necessary, exhibit a passion for the field and have strong interpersonal skills, along with the ability to lead, influence and effectively work and communicate with diverse individuals in multiple departments. Candidate must also have a proven ability to plan, develop and implement digital strategies that produce results, have a solid knowledge of optimization, and understand social media metrics. Experience working in a news environment is a plus.

Please apply for the position online, by logging on to www.disneycareers.com and search for the job title Director of Digital Strategy & Operations, ReqID# 222323BR, create a candidate profile and UPLOAD YOUR RESUME PROFILE. - Equal Opportunity Employer - Female/Minority/Veteran/Disability.


Part-Time Web Producer (Posted - 10/31/14)

ABC11-WTVD TV, the ABC Owned local news operation in Raleigh-Durham North Carolina, is looking for a Part-time Web Producer to join our team of online journalists. Strong writing and editorial skills and the ability to multitask in a high pressure environment are a must. Thorough knowledge and prior experience using major social media platforms to report news are also required. The Web Producer is responsible for publishing daily news and breaking news content to the station's digital platforms, as well as producing and editing video content.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:
Two plus (2+) years experience working in an online news organization. Strong writing skills and knowledge of AP style. All applicants will be given timed writing tests. Must have excellent computer skills and experience with all of the following: content management systems; Fireworks or Photoshop; Final Cut Pro and basic HTML tags. Bachelor's degree or equivalent preferred. Candidates must clear a background check.

NOTE: This position requires working night, weekend and holiday shifts. Please do not apply if you're not able or willing to fulfill this requirement. Candidates must apply on-line at: https://disneycareers.com.

Equal Opportunity Employer - Female/Minority/Veteran/Disability


Cross Platform Managing Editor (Posted - 7/15/14)

WTVD-TV, the ABC Owned local TV and digital content provider in Raleigh-Durham, North Carolina, has an immediate opening for a Managing Editor to assign, vet and push various types of news content in "real time" across all ABC 11 platforms. The Managing Editor reports directly to the news director and supervises breaking news response and daily coverage 24/7 for broadcast and digital. Must have a competitive instinct, the ability to make decisions quickly and independently, and a firm grasp of social media for both news gathering and news distribution purposes. 3-5 years' experience at a major digital news organization is strongly preferred. Experience working with an online publishing tool is a must. A college degree, preferably in journalism, is required. The ability to be relentless and positive while leading journalists into the local news future is essential. Please send resumes, work examples and confidential references to Rob Elmore, News Director, WTVD-TV, 411 Liberty Street, Durham, NC 27701.

Please ALSO apply for the position online, by logging on to www.disneycareers.com and search for the job title Cross Platform Managing Editor, Req ID# 202262BR; create a candidate profile and UPLOAD YOUR RESUME FILE.- Equal Opportunity Employer - Female/Minority/Veteran/Disability.


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