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NEWSCAST PRODUCER (Posted 8-28-18)

ABC 11 WTVD, the Disney-owned television station in Raleigh/Durham, is seeking a creative, hands-on newscast producer to join our team.
Are you an excellent writer who lives for breaking news? Do you know how to grow audience with new and innovative ideas? Do you have a passion for compelling content and impactful storytelling? If so, we want to hear from you.


Champion their newscast
Take a lead role in editorial meetings
Work hand-in-hand with management team on story selection
Actively participate in editorial planning and pitch stories daily
Stay organized while managing time, people and resources
Foster teamwork and collaboration through strong communication skills
React quickly to breaking news and severe weather
Thrive on deadline pressure
Command a control booth
Write stories that are factual and compelling, always keeping the audience in mind
Create visually stimulating content that will resonate with audiences across multiple platforms
Incorporate digital elements into newscasts in a meaningful way

College degree in journalism or related field preferred
At least 3 years local TV newscast producing experience preferred
Must understand basic journalism legal principles
Must be able to meet deadlines and work under pressure
Experience with ENPS and Ross graphics systems preferred
Must have general knowledge of Social Media, including Facebook, Instagram, YouTube, Twitter, and Snapchat

Company Overview
This position is with ABC Holding Company Inc. (WTVD-TV)
Please apply online at and search for REQ ID 588301BR.
Equal Opportunity Employer--Female/Minority/Veteran/Disability/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity

Multi-Platform Desk Editor

WTVD-TV, the ABC Owned local TV, digital, and social media source for news and information in Central North Carolina, has an immediate opening for a Multi-platform Desk Editor. The ideal candidate will be working the real time desk and balancing digital and desk responsibilities.

We're seeking an energetic and aggressive person who is detail-oriented and has the ability to develop and vet content for all platforms. This position is responsible for content generation and management as well as monitoring phones, scanners and social media and gathering information about ongoing stories and breaking news. The ideal candidate will contribute to all platforms, maintaining a presence on social media, create unique digital content and shoot and write stories for broadcast and digital.

Candidates should also be multi-taskers who can make decisions quickly and work collaboratively under extreme deadline pressure. Previous assignment desk and/or web producer experience is strongly preferred, including experience coordinating the movements of reporters and photographers. Willingness to work various shifts is a must.

Please apply online at Search for Req ID 576499BR.

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-Media Video Journalist (Posted 5-30-18)
WTVD-TV-ABC 11, the Disney-ABC Owned Station in Raleigh-Durham, North Carolina has an opening for a Multi-Media Video Journalist. Candidates must have at least three years' experience and should be familiar with all aspects of electronic news gathering. This position will be based out of our Fayetteville bureau.

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 create a candidate profile and UPLOAD YOUR RESUME FILE on Search for Req ID 560706BR.

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

Broadcast Technician (Posted 5-14-18)

WTVD-TV ABC-11, the Disney/ABC-owned television station in Raleigh-Durham, NC has an immediate full-time opening for an experienced Broadcast Technician.

We are searching for a broadcast television maintenance engineer/technician with significant hands-on experience in analog and digital television equipment working in an environment of rapidly changing priorities and tight deadlines. Areas of responsibility will include troubleshooting and maintenance of broadcast systems such as cameras, robotics, graphics, production and automation. Candidates must have the ability to work unsupervised at our remote office sites and may be required to work non-traditional hours including nights, weekends and holidays. This is not an IT position per se but a good knowledge of automation computer systems and networking is required as well.

Must apply online at Search Req ID: 554949BR.

WTVD-TV/ABC11 is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Female/Minority/Veteran/Disability/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity.

Part Time IT Assistant (Posted 12-13-17)

This position will be responsible for supporting various Windows and Linux desktop and server platforms. The ideal candidate would have experience in a broadcast/cable environment with knowledge of automation systems and Windows based computer systems. Knowledge of automation and file based server technology is a plus.

A successful candidate will be required and actively encouraged to learn new desktop, server, and cloud technologies, and have the ability to work independently on a flexible schedule including nights, weekends and holidays. Applicant must be open to new ideas, new technology, and new production methods and have a solid work ethic and a positive approach to a rapidly changing industry.

Company Overview:
This position is with ABC Holding Company Inc. (WTVD-TV)

REQ ID 510457BR

Please apply online at

Equal Opportunity Employer

Director of Multi-Platform Content (non-news)
Req ID: 576500BR

ABC11/WTVD, the abc owned station in the fast growing Raleigh-Durham market, is looking for a Director of Multiplatform Content (non-news). This person will be responsible for everything from broadcast specials to digital series, from parades to social town halls. This is a hands-on position! Candidate must have experience producing content on broadcast and digital platforms, and know how to evaluate broadcast and digital analytics to inform content decisions. Must be creative, highly organized, and fast. Must also be nimble, flexible, and a good team player. Person will:

Oversee/executive produce all non-news content on all platforms, including local events & lifestyle, special broadcasts, digital verticals, and sales content.
Be responsible for setting data-driven content strategies and priorities for all platforms, including what's produced and how the content is distributed by a new modern multi-platform local media organization
Work directly with the news director to coordinate content and ensure proper allocation of resources to maximize use across platforms
Work directly with the Sales teams to maximize revenue opportunities from premium and integrated content deals
Work directly with the Audience Development team on best content for growth and distribution
Supervise and work directly with content creators and content initiatives, both inside and outside the station.
Develop and cultivates content partnerships
In conjunction with the news director, drive transformation and a shifting of the workforce to multi-platform content first

News experience is a plus. Position reports to the General Manager.

Please apply online here:

Digital Promotion Manager:

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

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 be a leader, fast and organized with an eye for detail, and most importantly - you have the ability to adapt. This full-time position will challenge you to find new ways to grow an audience and cultivate ravenous fans of ABC11 content.

Creative challenges:
Use real-time data to analyze, optimize, and execute quick, 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 digital projects; Work with digital/social producers and news producers to curate content for digital spaces.
Work with news, programming, sales, audience development, 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.

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 and upload your resume, design reel, and any references. Search for Req ID 596872BR.

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

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 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
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