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Jobs at ABC11 WTVD Eyewitness News

Creative Marketing Producer (Posted 1/15/2016)

ABC/Disney-owned ABC11 Eyewitness News (WTVD) in beautiful Raleigh-Durham, North Carolina has an exciting opportunity for a CREATIVE MARKETING PRODUCER who can make content that attracts audiences on any screen. This is a rare chance to join a great team at a thriving station and company, and in one of the "best places to live in America". If you're currently a creative producer that knows digital marketing OR you're a digital brand specialist who can produce content, we have a position for you. We are looking for someone who can write, shoot, produce, and edit promos as well as digital ads, social videos, and content marketing that keeps audiences engaged in our local news products. Would you like to create social buzz with your creative work AND are you passionate about connecting people with local stories and important local news? If so, please apply.

The ideal candidate will have a strong understanding of local news branding, journalism, and digital marketing trends. We're looking for an energetic team player, who is also self-motivated and can work independently to lead projects with a bias towards action. Candidates must be willing to work an evening schedule to engage people when they're actively seeking content, including a flexible schedule around extended coverage and weekend events as needed. Preferred candidate must be familiar with the workings of a local news station and possess the following skills - professional video production and videography, Adobe Creative Cloud design and editing, digital platform marketing, and executing quick creative on tight deadlines.

Core Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
Developing strategies to engage and attract audiences at daily touch points for local news content.
Implementing on-air and multi-platform topical promotion to engage local news audiences.
Writing, producing, shooting and editing innovative on-air image spots from concept to completion.
Working with the design team to create motion graphics and digital ads for local campaigns.
Filling in on department duties, including promo scheduling, production coordination, and event marketing.

Interested candidates should apply online with a resume and creative work at www.disneycareers.com and search for the job title Creative Marketing Producer Req ID# 339391BR, create a candidate profile and UPLOAD YOUR RESUME FILE.

(No phone calls please)

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

Producer (Posted 1/15/2016)

We are looking for an aggressive, cool-under-pressure news producer who knows what it takes to put together a well-paced newscast. WTVD-TV, the ABC Owned station in Raleigh-Durham, North Carolina (Market 25) is looking for a confident producer who excels at finding interesting content, knows how to showcase creatively and is nimble enough to scrap everything for breaking news. You must have excellent news judgment, the ability to come up with unique story ideas and be a strong writer who knows how to advance stories effectively. Knowledge of ENPS and desktop editing a plus. Candidates need complete understanding of social media and digital content, how to use it within newscasts and how to use it to reach viewers. Candidates should have at least two - three years line-producing experience.

To be considered, Applicants MUST apply on-line at www.disneycareers.com and search for the job title Producer ReqID# 338346BR, upload a resume file, cover letter and list of references. Please send writing samples and a copy of your latest newscast including one that demonstrates your ability to handle breaking news.

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

Digital Multi-Platform Content Producer (Posted 12/21/2015)

Job Description
The digital multi-platform content producer is responsible for re-packing daily video news content and creating unique video content for the station's multiple social media platforms.

We're looking for someone who understands storytelling on social media and want a creative person who takes initiative and is constantly searching for new and better ways to reach our every-growing audience. We need someone who is not afraid to take risks and who can learn and adapt from a constant stream of metrics. Strong writing, video editing, editorial skills, and the ability to multitask in high pressure environment are a must.

Thorough knowledge of using social media platforms is also required.

Minimum Requirements:
1-3 years experience working with a multimedia organization.
Must have excellent computer skills and experience with all of the following: digital publishing content management systems; image software such as Photoshop; nonlinear editing such as Final Cut Pro, and basic HTML tags.
Candidates must clear a background check
Portfolio and samples of previous work will be requested

Please apply for the position online, by logging on to www.disneycareers.com and search for the job title Video/Digital Journalist Req ID# 333845BR, create a candidate profile and UPLOAD YOUR RESUME FILE.

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

Video/Digital Journalist (Posted - 12/1/2015)

WTVD-TV, the Disney-ABC Owned Station in Raleigh-Durham, North Carolina has an immediate opening for a Video and Digital Journalist. Candidates should be familiar with all aspects of electronic news gathering.

Responsibilities and Requirements:
Applicants must have at least three years' experience in Broadcast News electronic gathering. Candidates must be able to perform in a breaking news environment with tight deadlines. Candidates who are comfortable providing digital content through a variety of platforms, including writing a story, and potentially going on-air or publishing online is a plus.

A working operational knowledge of satellite/microwave/broadband mobile units and streaming technology as well as FTP solutions on a daily basis is essential. Experience using P2 cameras and recorders as well as a demonstrated knowledge of non-linear editing is a must.

We're looking for a self-reliant, creative video/digital journalist who is a team player and has the resourcefulness to improvise and solve problems when required. Position requires the ability to work all shifts as assigned including overnights, nights and weekends.

Please apply for the position online, by logging on to www.disneycareers.com and search for the job title Video/Digital Journalist Req ID# 323747BR, create a candidate profile and UPLOAD YOUR RESUME FILE.

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

News Executive Producer (Posted - 9/25/2015)

WTVD-TV, the ABC Owned Station in Raleigh-Durham, North Carolina has an immediate opening for a News Executive Producer. Ideal candidates will demonstrate the ability to showcase our Breaking News brand while innovating content and production elements. This position will lead a team of creative minds for new approaches to the highly-viewed morning news and help with the integration of digital content. We're looking for a hands-on content expert who will champion a fast-paced, urgent local newscast. The candidate will produce daily newscasts and special projects as necessary. As a newsroom leader, the expectation is that the Executive Producer will lead by example.

At least three years as a news manager, or equivalent experience as a major market producer, is preferred.

To apply, please log on to www.disneycareers.com and search for the job title - News Executive Producer, ReqID# 302297BR, create a candidate profile and UPLOAD YOUR RESUME FILE.

Equal Opportunity Employer - Female/Minority/Veteran/Disability/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity
Reporter (Posted - 9/25/2015)

WTVD-TV, the ABC Owned station in Raleigh-Durham, North Carolina has an immediate opening for a Reporter. At least three years' experience is preferred with emphasis on live storytelling and enterprise reporting. Send resumes plus links and/or non-returnable DVDs to Michelle Germano, News Director, WTVD-TV, 411 Liberty Street, Durham, NC 27701.

Please ALSO apply for the position online, by logging on to https://disneycareers.com and search for the job title Reporter, Req. ID# 293329BR, create a candidate profile and UPLOAD YOUR RESUME PROFILE.

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

Anchor/Reporter (Posted - 7/27/15)

ABC11/WTVD, the ABC Owned Station in Raleigh-Durham, NC, has an immediate opening for a Weekend Evening Anchor/Reporter for ABC 11 Eyewitness News. This position reports breaking news and enterprise stories three days per week. Please send resumes plus non-returnable DVDs and/or links to Andrea Epps, Executive Assistant, ABC11, 411 Liberty Street, Durham, NC 27701.

Please ALSO apply for the position online, by logging on to https://disneycareers.com and search for the job title Anchor/Reporter, Req. ID# 290099BR, create a candidate profile and UPLOAD YOUR RESUME PROFILE.

Equal Opportunity Employer - Female/Minority/Veteran/Disability

WTVD-TV ANNUAL EEO PUBLIC FILE REPORT, AUGUST 1, 2015
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