Jobs at ABC11 WTVD Eyewitness News

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Marketing Producer

ATTENTION CREATORS!

Can you write a script, grab a camera, tell a quick story, and MAKE something that a million people will love? Should your video go on TV, Instagram, or a local news app?

We want to hear your answer.

ABC11 Eyewitness News (WTVD), a Disney/ABC owned television station in Raleigh-Durham, North Carolina, has a need for a talented content creator like you. Along with having a dynamic portfolio, you must energize a team, have an eye for design, a knack for organization, and most importantly the ability to try fast and fail fast. This position will challenge you to find new audience and cultivate ravenous fans of ABC11 content.

Creative challenges:

Use real-time data to analyze, optimize, and execute creative content for ABC11 that viewers want to share.

Create station image campaigns, backed by research, that drive the ABC11 brand image, awareness and viewership across all platforms.

Collaborate with a creative team to lead new projects; Work with digital/social producers and news producers for content marketing in digital spaces.

Work with news, programming, sales, marketing, and community engagement teams to ensure all station initiatives are promoted.

Track competitive landscape to drive audience growth with our unique brand and consistent messaging.

Conceive, write, shoot & edit hard-hitting news promos or entertainment driven spots tailored for the platform and target audience.

Develop promotional materials under tight deadlines that are innovative, visually appealing, and designed to meet ABC11's brand marketing objectives.

Technical requirements for this position are: proficiency with camera equipment, editing software (Adobe Premiere, Photoshop, After Effects preferred), experience with digital and social publishing platforms, efficiency in managing media, strong organization skills with various creative platforms, and flexible hours with early morning or evening shifts.

Full-time benefits include health and dental coverage, paid vacation, company matching 401k plans, and many other great benefits from The Walt Disney Company.

Apply online at www.disneycareers.com and upload your resume and demo reel. No phone calls please. Equal Opportunity Employer - Female/Minority/Veteran/Disability/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity. Search for ReqID 596872BR

WTVD Television, LLC is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status. Disney fosters a business culture where ideas and decisions from all people help us grow, innovate, create the best stories and be relevant in a rapidly changing world.

Motion Graphic Designer

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.

Join the Audience Development Team and be a part of our innovative workflow for fast creative. Using real-time data, you'll be able to quickly turn your ideas into content for ABC11. Your ability to create graphics and video that people want to share will set you apart.

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 www.disneycareers.com and upload your resume, design reel, and any references. Search for Req ID 547538BR.

No phone calls please.

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

Meteorologist

Job Summary:

WTVD-TV is looking for a dynamic meteorologist to join our ABC 11 weather team. Successful candidates will know how to cover and win breaking weather on-air and on our digital platforms. You must understand forecasting, know the technology and be able to deliver your forecasts in a conversational and engaging style.

Responsibilities:

Preparing and executing compelling, energetic and informative weather reports
Update forecast/conditions and interact with viewers on social media
Provide extensive coverage during severe/extreme weather events
Provide weekend evening forecasts and fill in for shows during the week and build graphics.

Basic Qualifications:

Dynamic presentation skills
Knowledge of WSI and ability to build a show independently
2 years or more experience as an on-air meteorologist
Ability to work a flexible schedule
Required Education

College Degree in Meteorology required
CBM and/or NWA Seals of Approval preferred

Additional Information:
To apply, please log on to www.disneycareers.com and search for requisition #664153BR

About Disney ABC Television Group:

Disney/ABC Television Group (DATG) redefines the future of media and entertainment. Delivering compelling creative, great storytelling, ground-breaking technology, high-impact marketing and innovative distribution, DATG offers multiple opportunities to build a career that supports entertaining and informing the world. A key unit of The Walt Disney Company, one of the world's most admired vertically integrated media enterprises, DATG includes global live action and animation entertainment, news, owned television stations, and radio. If you've got a passion to join our team of talented professionals we want to hear your story.

About The Walt Disney Company:

The Walt Disney Company, together with its subsidiaries and affiliates, is a leading diversified international family entertainment and media enterprise with the following business segments: media networks, parks and resorts, studio entertainment, consumer products and interactive media. From humble beginnings as a cartoon studio in the 1920s to its preeminent name in the entertainment industry today, Disney proudly continues its legacy of creating world-class stories and experiences for every member of the family. Disney's stories, characters and experiences reach consumers and guests from every corner of the globe. With operations in more than 40 countries, our employees and cast members work together to create entertainment experiences that are both universally and locally cherished.

This position is with American Broadcasting Companies, Inc., which is part of a business segment we call Disney ABC Television Group.

American Broadcasting Companies, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status. Disney fosters a business culture where ideas and decisions from all people help us grow, innovate, create the best stories and be relevant in a rapidly changing world.

WTVD Television, LLC is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status. Disney fosters a business culture where ideas and decisions from all people help us grow, innovate, create the best stories and be relevant in a rapidly changing world.

IT System Administrator

The WTVD-TV IT System Administrator candidate will be involved in the installation, troubleshooting and support of the infrastructure and systems within the broadcast facility. The candidate must have a passion for and be comfortable with current IT and media technologies, concepts and emerging trends (i.e. Media over IP, Cloud Computing).

Responsibilities

Installation, configuration, and daily maintenance/troubleshooting of IT systems

Routine system patches/upgrades and hardware/software configurations

Provide operational support for end-users; respond to help desk tickets and calls

Interface with third party vendors and support technicians

Lead, execute, and complete projects as directed by management

Adhere to Disney IT policies and best practices in a broadcast environment

Qualifications & Requirements

The ideal candidate must:

Possess strong IT/networking and problem-solving skills.

Be a self-starter and able to learn quickly in a fast-paced environment, working both independently and as a part of a diverse team.

Be project oriented, organized and able to show a proven record of accomplishment of previously executed projects from concept to completion.

Demonstrate the ability to pivot and manage changing priorities and tight deadlines.

Be willing to expand their knowledge with broadcast industry concepts/technologies.

Have excellent interpersonal and communications skills.

WTVD-TV is a 24/7 operation and the successful candidate may be required to work non-traditional shifts, weekends/holidays, and be willing to be on call and/or work extra hours as needed. Candidate should be able to lift and carry equipment as necessary.

Preferred Experience

Experience with the following platforms/technologies is preferred:

McAfee ePO and associated products

Microsoft SCCM & Active Directory

VMWare ESXi and vCenter

Cisco UCS, VoIP, and Layer 2 Switching

Palo Alto Firewalls

Experience with the following is a plus:

Television Production, Broadcast Automation Systems and related equipment

Newsroom NRCS/MAM Systems

Adobe Creative Software Products

Preferred Education/Training

A degree in a technical related field, appropriate certifications, and/or equivalent ex

Please apply online at www.disneycareers.com. Search for Req ID 668090BR.

WTVD Television, LLC is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status. Disney fosters a business culture where ideas and decisions from all people help us grow, innovate, create the best stories and be relevant in a rapidly changing world.

Local News Internship

Req ID: 667450BR

Job Summary:

ABC11 (WTVD-TV) serves Raleigh-Durham-Fayetteville and beyond. The station has newsrooms and studios in each city.

The I-Team unit responds to viewers who need help or feel as though they have been ripped off or wronged. The I-Team looks for patterns of complaints attached to certain companies to warn other viewers. We also alert viewers to data and privacy concerns and find stories that have broad warnings, which can help improve people's everyday lives.

The Consumer division of the I-Team also proactively digs for other stories through research and the use of the Freedom of Information Act to uncover wrongdoing and problems which affect consumer's pocketbooks.

Responsibilities:

As an intern, you will have a unique, hands-on, opportunity to experience what it takes to work at a local television station. You will learn about the news-gathering process, on-air execution, and behind-the-scenes technology.

A day in the life...

Work closely with reporters, producers and the digital team

Attend shoots and interviews with reporter and/or photographer

Log interviews with use of Dalet

Set up interviews

Submit FOIAs

Help find digital original stories

Write to television and digital

Basic Qualifications:

What you bring to the role...

Highly motivated college junior/senior majoring in Journalism or Communications

Knowledge of how to log interviews, screen calls, and emails

Some editorial experience on rooting out a story

Strong communication skills to talk to callers

Previous experience with an internship at a TV station important

Preferred Qualifications:

Judgment of what may or may not be an investigation
Studying journalism or broadcast television in college

Additional Information:

Internship Eligibility:

Must possess unrestricted work authorization

Must be at least 18 years old

Must currently be enrolled in an accredited college or university and taking at least one class - OR - be a recent graduate of an accredited college or university within the last six (6) months - OR - be currently participating in the Disney College Program, Disney Culinary Program or Disney Professional Internship Program

Must be willing to provide your own housing and transportation for the duration of the internship

Must be able to have a consistent, reliable work schedule throughout the session

Must not have completed one year of continual employment on a Disney internship or program

Program Dates:

Must be available from September to December

Must be willing to work 2 to 3 days per week for a total of 10 hours each week, for a total of 120 hours over the course of a semester

Please apply online here: https://jobs.disneycareers.com/job/durham/local-news-internship-wtvd-abc-11-raleigh-durham-nc-fall-2019/391/11927618

WTVD Television, LLC is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status. Disney fosters a business culture where ideas and decisions from all people help us grow, innovate, create the best stories and be relevant in a rapidly changing world.

Multi-Platform Producer/Writer/Editor - PT

WTVD-TV, the ABC owned station located in Raleigh-Durham, North Carolina, is seeking a Multi-Platform Producer/Writer/Editor for the digital department.

We are looking for a creative genius who can write, shoot, produce and edit original multi-platform content that keeps audiences engaged.

The ideal candidate will be a team player with a strong understanding of storytelling with at least 3 years of experience creating videos for a diverse audience.

In-depth knowledge of video camera operation, Premiere Pro and Adobe Creative Suite as well as basic After Effects skills are necessary.

Extensive experience generating story ideas and turning them into compelling content is necessary, as is the ability to work in a fast-paced, creative environment.

Our digital department is staffed 24/7, so all applicants must be willing to work any day or shift, as needed.

To be considered all interested applicants must apply on-line at www.disneycareers.com by uploading a resume file, cover letter and list of references. Please Reference Job ID: 690253BR

WTVD Television, LLC is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status. Disney fosters a business culture where ideas and decisions from all people help us grow, innovate, create the best stories and be relevant in a rapidly changing world.

DIGITAL PRODUCER

ABC11 WTVD-TV - the Disney-owned television station in Raleigh/Durham - is looking for a full-time Digital Producer to lead and inspire the next phase of our digital transformation.

Are you self-motivated and do you excel in breaking news? Do you know how to grow digital audiences with new and innovative ideas? Do you have experience in web publishing and social media? If so, we want to hear from you.

DUTIES & RESPONSBILITIES

Produce digital content for all of ABC11's digital content, including but not limited to website, app and social media

React and respond to breaking news quickly and accurately

Identify compelling stories of interest to our local audience

Must demonstrate good writing, editing and headline skills

Ability to multi-task and prioritize daily

Monitor analytics in real time to assess the effectiveness of content presentation

Develop strong working relationship with anchors and reporters

Using SEO (search engine optimization) to increase page views and unique visitors

Will report to the Digital Executive Producer

EXPERIENCE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES DESIRED

College degree preferred along with two years of experience. Prefer background that includes editor of a news web site

Must understand basic journalism legal principles

Must be able to meet deadlines and work under pressure

Solid news judgement

Working knowledge of online content-management systems preferred

Proficient with Adobe Creative Suite including Photoshop

Nonlinear editing experience

Microsoft Office, including Word, Excel, and Outlook

Social Media, including Facebook, Instagram, YouTube, Twitter, and Snapchat

AP style

Experience with analytics for both social media and websites

Please apply online at http://www.disneycareers.com Search for Req ID 685539BR.

WTVD Television, LLC is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status. Disney fosters a business culture where ideas and decisions from all people help us grow, innovate, create the best stories and be relevant in a rapidly changing world.
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