Jobs at ABC11 WTVD Eyewitness News

Political/Investigative Reporter (Posted - 5/4/2016)

ABC 11, the ABC Owned station in Raleigh-Durham (Market 25) is seeking a motivated, energetic, creative, and aggressive political/I-team reporter who can think and perform outside the box. The candidate should be able to develop story ideas and gather information for newscasts, have sound writing skills, a great work ethic, and a can-do attitude. We are looking for an aggressive reporter with strong watchdog and writing skills. Here are some of the essentials we're looking for: An ability to mine government data and public records, track how tax dollars are spent and dig up stories in the corners of local government or state agencies where no one else is looking. This reporter will play a significant role in our 2016 election coverage, whether it's writing compelling political profiles, or analyzing the influence of campaign dollars. Versatility is a must. The job requires running-and-gunning on breaking news stories, helping out with our legislative coverage and crafting well-told enterprise stories on air and online. Strong social media and digital skills, as well as an interest in finding new ways of telling stories, are a big plus. The candidate's track record should show the ability to meet deadlines, use social media and other technology tools to expand contacts, establish visibility and cover news.

To be considered, interested applicants apply on-line at www.disneycareers.com and search for Political/Investigative Reporter, Req ID# 367961BR, 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

Reporter (Posted - 5/4/2016)

ABC 11, WTVD, the ABC Owned Television station in Raleigh-Durham, NC (Market 25) is looking for a full time General Assignments News Reporter 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 have the ability to consistently land exclusive stories. Must be comfortable digging through data. Must be able to report on all platforms. Must be highly engaged in social media. If you are able to shoot your own material that is a plus. Must be willing to work any shift.

To be considered, interested applicants apply on-line at www.disneycareers.com and search for Reporter, Req ID# 367960BR, 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

Morning Weekend Anchor/Reporter (Posted - 5/4/2016)

ABC 11, WTVD-TV, the ABC owned station in the Raleigh-Durham market seeks a full-time, experienced anchor for our weekend morning newscasts. We are looking for a personable and versatile communicator with exceptional anchoring, reporting, and writing skills for all of our platforms. The ideal candidate for this position has a passion for news, excels at breaking news coverage on the desk and in the field. Send examples of stories you enterprise as a reporter. Being a social media superstar is an important qualification. Show us how you use social media to find, research, break and promote your stories. You will be expected to represent ABC 11 at community events, promotional events and speaking engagements. Bachelor's degree and 3 years of anchor experience preferred.

To be considered, interested applicants apply on-line at www.disneycareers.com and search for Morning Weekend Anchor/Reporter, Req ID#367541BR, create a candidate profile and upload your resume.

Graphic Designer (Posted - 4/19/2016)

ATTENTION MOTION GRAPHIC DESIGNERS. Ask yourself the following questions?

1. Can you run faster than a speeding train... or make it look as though you can with After Effects?
2. Can you lose your mind without losing your cool?
3. Can you develop a logo, while creating a print ad, while assisting a co-worker, while brainstorming for a promo, and still be able to tell a good joke?

If you answered "yes" to all of the previous questions then keep reading.

ABC11 Eyewitness News (WTVD), a Disney/ABC owned television station in Raleigh-Durham, North Carolina, has a need for a talented designer like yourself. However, talent alone only gets you so far. Along with having a dynamic portfolio, you must have drive, an eye for detail, and most importantly the ability to adapt. This full-time position will challenge you to find new ways to visually communicate various ideas and themes, all in the effort of promoting the ABC11 brand. Your ability to communicate effectively through use of typography, video, and composition is essential; along with your ability to thrive under pressure and meet daily deadlines.

Technical requirements for this position are: expertise with Adobe After Effects, Photoshop, & Illustrator. Any experience with Flash and/or web development is a definite plus. Someone able to hit the ground running (three or more years of relative design experience) is ideal and will be heavily weighted. Your salary will be based on experience. Other benefits will include health and dental coverage, paid vacation, company matching 401k plans, and many other great benefits from The Walt Disney Company.

If you think you've got what we're looking for, then apply online at disneycareers.com and upload your resume, design reel, and any references. Search for ReqID 362949BR

No phone calls please.

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

Video/Digital Journalist (Posted - 4/19/2016)

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# 362950BR, create a candidate profile and UPLOAD YOUR RESUME FILE.

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

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

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