Jobs at ABC11 WTVD Eyewitness News

Digital Producer - WTVD


Job Summary:
ABC11 WTVD-TV - the Disney-owned television station in Raleigh/Durham - is looking for a dynamic, self-motivated, tech-savvy digital journalist to join our multi-platform team. ABC11 covers the biggest stories of the day and how those stories impact local communities.
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.
The successful candidate will have a high degree of ethics, empathy and professionalism and will be able to function well under pressure.
Responsibilities:
Curate digital content for all of ABC11's digital platforms, including but not limited to website, news app, streaming app and social media
React and respond to breaking news quickly and accurately
Identify compelling stories that will resonate with our diverse audiences
Actively participate in editorial planning and pitch stories daily
Must demonstrate good writing, editing and headline skills
Ability to multi-task and prioritize
Monitor analytics in real time to assess the effectiveness of content presentation and adjust as necessary
Develop strong working relationship with other departments while displaying empathy and inclusion
Using SEO (search engine optimization) to increase unique visitors and video starts
Will report to the Digital Executive Producer/Manager of Digital Strategy
Basic Qualifications:
Minimum of two years of experience 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
Microsoft Office, including Word, Excel, and Outlook
Social Media, including Facebook, Instagram, YouTube, Twitter
AP style
Experience with analytics for both social media and websites
Preferred Education
Bachelor's degree preferred

Part-Time Multi Media Content Editor (WTVD)


Job Summary:

ABC11/WTVD, the ABC Owned Television station in Raleigh-Durham-Fayetteville, NC has an immediate opening for a motivated and creative Content Editor to work in a very competitive news market. The ideal candidate must be able to work under tight deadlines in a fast-paced environment and be precise, detail-oriented, and able to take direction. Familiarity with non-linear edit systems such as Adobe Premiere and Dalet is preferred. You must be 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 excellent communications skills, a calm demeanor and an ability to trouble shoot under pressure and react accordingly. ABC11 is committed to recruiting and retaining employees who reflect the communities we serve, at all levels of the company. We expect our employees to have a high degree of ethics and a strong ability to work as a team while displaying empathy and inclusion. We also strive to create content that authentically engages and connects with our diverse audience.

In addition to editing elements and packages for broadcast, you will edit content for our Connected TV (CTV) streaming apps, our website and all our social media platforms. You will also be responsible for recording and/or scheduling recordings of video, quality control and archiving material. Candidates should have a working knowledge of a server based-digital media workflow

Responsibilities include:

-Must have experience editing shows and be proficient in media ingest and management.

-Must be proficient with video and audio principles - overseeing quality control during all newscasts.

-Coordinate with producers on rundowns and scripts

Part-Time Graphic Designer (WTVD)


JOB OVERVIEW:
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?

4. Do you love working on a team that values inclusivity and authenticity?

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

ABC11/WTVD, the ABC Owned Television station in Raleigh-Durham-Fayetteville, 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 part-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.

ABC11 is committed to recruiting and retaining employees who reflect the communities we serve, at all levels of the company. We expect our employees to have a high degree of ethics and a strong ability to work as a team while displaying empathy and inclusion. We also strive to create content that authentically engages and connects with our diverse audience.

Technical requirements for this position are: experience with Adobe After Effects, Photoshop, & Illustrator. Any experience with Cinema 4D and/or other design tools is a definite plus. Someone able to hit the ground running (two or more years of relative design experience) is ideal and will be heavily weighted. Your salary will be based on experience.

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.

No phone calls please.

Multi-Platform Producer



Job Summary:
The Producer, who will be primarily working on WTVD's streaming platform, will work closely with our Digital Strategy Manager and news team to create and distribute exclusive content for our Connected Television (CTV) streaming apps. The candidate will assist with coordinating live and playback elements of continuous digital stream available on multiple platforms. We want a team player who has a desire to serve our diverse community, prioritizes assignments and is willing to utilize data and research to create high impact content. This person should be a data-driven producer with audience development experience who understands how videos work across different digital platforms. Of course, producing and editing skills should be a given, but out of all of the skills required for this job, we believe the most important one is a strong desire to work within a collaborative, team-driven environment.
Responsibilities:
A producer with linear experience who can build, lead and optimize live and on-demand video content for mobile, desktop and CTV platforms
Ability to work under tight deadlines, write headlines and edit video
Promote Diversity, Equity and Inclusion through your work, interactions with people, and workplace opportunities.
Inspires with humility and inclusive behaviors
Detail-oriented, creative thinker who is willing to try new things
Basic Qualifications:
3 years of experience producing linear newscasts
Required Education
Bachelor's degree or equivalent work experience

Multi-Skilled Journalist - ABC11/WTVD - Fayetteville


Job Summary:
ABC11/WTVD, the ABC Owned Television station in Raleigh-Durham-Fayetteville, North Carolina, is seeking a collaborative, ethical and empathetic multi-skilled journalist who loves to dig and enterprise lead stories.

We want a self-starter and storyteller who can work effectively with a wide range of personnel to create compelling content on all platforms. Candidates must have a passion for uncovering and reporting the facts, and with integrity above all else. The multi-skilled journalist must be a dynamic communicator and strong leader with the ability to authentically engage and connect with a diverse audience. The person will have the ability to move the audience between linear and digital platforms. The multi-skilled journalist will participate in the editorial decision-making process as it relates to story assignments, sourcing subjects featured in stories and developing community relationships to expand the diversity of voices in our storytelling.

The ideal candidate will have a proven track record and generate impactful content by uncovering stories through investigation and research. We want a team player who can turn visually creative, memorable stories that provide context and perspective.
Responsibilities:
Ability to shoot visual content, report, write, edit and produce stories on deadline for multiple platforms, such as linear, digital and social platforms
Offer creative and innovative ideas for elevated storytelling
Superior on-camera presentation
Excellent writing skills, possess solid news judgment and ethical decision-making skills
Demonstrate a strong commitment to the community, which includes representing the station and participating at various community events
Inspires with humility and inclusive behaviors
Preferred Qualifications:
At least three years' experience preferred
Required Education
A college degree or equivalent

Executive Producer - WTVD



Job Description

ABC11/WTVD, the ABC Owned Television station in Raleigh-Durham-Fayetteville, North Carolina, is seeking a creative, innovative, collaborative, and empathetic Executive Producer who executes big-picture goals while focusing on the details of daily editorial coverage.

Our ideal candidate is a news gatherer with a deep understanding of linear and digital storytelling. This role calls for a person who has a passion to drive and produce in-depth storylines, artfully written, structured and crafted into high-impact content. There will be a heavy emphasis on story structure and high production value. We want an editorial leader and critical thinker who can manage content in conjunction with other news managers.

The Executive Producer will have a passion for compelling content and ensure it meets ABC11 Eyewitness News' standard for journalistic integrity. The candidate will inspire the news team to produce enterprise content across all platforms for a diverse audience.

Responsibilities

Excellent writing skills, possess solid news judgment and ethical decision-making skills
Champions a highly collaborative, diverse culture that promotes idea generation, open communication and respect for others
Collaborate with Assignment Editors, Producers and Reporters on multi-platform breaking news coverage
Supervise newscasts and producers and provide consistent feedback by setting goals and tracking progress
Copy edit scripts
Multitask and solve problems under pressure
Interact with ABC Owned Television Stations and ABC News partners to develop relationships that lead to story ideas
Plan coverage for major events

Basic Qualifications
At least 5 years' local TV newscast producing experience preferred

Required Education
A college degree or equivalent

Digital Executive Producer



Job Summary:
ABC11 WTVD-TV - the Disney-owned television station in Raleigh/Durham/Fayetteville, North Carolina - is looking for a highly-skilled Digital Executive Producer to help lead the next phase of our multi-platform transformation.

Are you a dedicated journalist who can coach others? Do you thrive at developing multi-platform audience? Can you interpret analytics and use them to make editorial decisions? Do you have innovative ideas to help us optimize content for each screen?

The successful candidate will have a high degree of ethics, empathy and professionalism and will be able to function well under pressure.

WHO YOU ARE:
An effective champion for digital media initiatives
Strategic on all digital platforms - able to pivot quickly and adjust multi-platform strategy based on changes in the industry
A data enthusiast who uses analytics to make informed decisions
Multi-tasker with demonstrated leadership and skills in managing resources
Excellent communicator, motivator, delegator, and able to foster teamwork and collaboration while displaying empathy and inclusion
Remind staff continually about best practices and encourage both casual and formal training
Responsibilities:
Using insights to drive editorial and strategic decision making for the digital team and the newsroom as a whole and create accountability for the results
Assist in leading our newsroom to develop workflows that deliver our content 24/7 across current and future platforms with storytelling that is optimized for each screen and reflective of the diversity of our audience
Working with other newsroom leaders to create synergy across all platforms on station content
Managing social and multi-platform strategy for station accounts
Managing the look and feel of station's digital brand online
Owning breaking news and the big stories with speed and accuracy and growing new opportunities in our multi-media environment
Collaborate with content makers to maximize the sharing of our content in a multi-platform way
Coach and mentor the news team in best practices for writing and producing content for digital and social platforms
Using SEO (search engine optimization) to increase page views and unique visitors through Google, etc.
Basic Qualifications:
Minimum of 5 years' experience in audience development/news
Must have experience analyzing audience data (Omniture, Google Analytics etc.) and identifying trends
Must have a deep understanding of social strategy and SEO with the desire to keep up with emerging platforms
Must understand basic journalism legal principles
Must be able to meet deadlines and work under pressure
Working knowledge of online content-management systems required
Nonlinear editing experience
Microsoft Office, including Word, Excel, and Outlook
Proficient with AP style
Required Education
Bachelor's Degree (related degree preferred in Journalist, TV/Production, etc.)
Preferred Education
Prefer background that includes editor of a news website

Producer - WTVD



ABC 11 WTVD, the Disney-owned television station in Raleigh/Durham, is seeking a creative, hands-on newscast producer to join our team. We are committed to recruiting and retaining employees who reflect the communities we serve, at all levels of the company.

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? Do you work ethically, with integrity and professionalism? If so, we want to hear from you.

Responsibilities:
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
Able to work with a team and collaborate while displaying empathy and inclusion
Promote idea generation, open communication and respect for others
Stay organized while managing time, people and resources
React quickly to breaking news and severe weather
Thrive on deadline pressure
Command a control booth
Write factual and compelling stories that authentically engage and connect with our diverse audience
Create visually stimulating content that will resonate with audiences across multiple platforms
Incorporate digital elements into newscasts in a meaningful way

Basic Qualifications:
Must understand basic journalism legal principles
Must be able to meet deadlines and work under pressure
Must have general knowledge of Social Media, including Facebook, Instagram, YouTube, Twitter, and Snapchat

Preferred Qualifications:
At least 3 years local TV newscast producing experience preferred
Experience with Dalet and Ross graphics systems preferred
Required Education

College degree in journalism or related field

Multi Skilled Journalist, WTVD


Job Summary:
ABC11/WTVD, the ABC Owned Television station in Raleigh-Durham-Fayetteville, North Carolina, is seeking a collaborative, ethical and empathetic multi-skilled journalist who loves to dig and enterprise lead stories.

We want a self-starter and storyteller who can work effectively with a wide range of personnel to create compelling content on all platforms. Candidates must have a passion for uncovering and reporting the facts, and with integrity above all else. The multi-skilled journalist must be a dynamic communicator and strong leader with the ability to authentically engage and connect with a diverse audience. The person will have the ability to move the audience between linear and digital platforms. The multi-skilled journalist will participate in the editorial decision-making process as it relates to story assignments, sourcing subjects featured in stories and developing community relationships to expand the diversity of voices in our storytelling.

The ideal candidate will have a proven track record and generate impactful content by uncovering stories through investigation and research. We want a team player who can turn visually creative, memorable stories that provide context and perspective.
Responsibilities:

Ability to shoot visual content, report, write, edit and produce stories on deadline for multiple platforms, such as linear, digital and social platforms
Offer creative and innovative ideas for elevated storytelling
Superior on-camera presentation
Excellent writing skills, possess solid news judgment and ethical decision-making skills
Demonstrate a strong commitment to the community, which includes representing the station and participating at various community events
Inspires with humility and inclusive behaviors
Preferred Qualifications:
At least three years' experience preferred
Required Education
A college degree or equivalent

WTVD-TV (ABC11) Local News Internship, Remote (CLOSED)



Job Description

Please keep a close eye here and on disneycareers.com for internships as they open up.

ABC11 has a variety of internship opportunities available year-round to currently enrolled college students pursuing careers in TV/Broadcasting and other related fields.

Our internship program is designed to provide students with an educational experience that complements their academic studies and provides an opportunity to observe and participate in the daily work and operation of the television station.

The objective is to enhance the student's understanding of the broadcasting business and to reinforce their desire to further pursue a career in broadcasting.

Responsibilities

A day in the life...
Work closely with reporters, producers and the digital team
Log interviews with use of Dalet
Set up interviews
Submit FOIAs

Help find digital original stories
Write to television and digital
Meet virtually with reporter once a week to go over plans/ideas

Basic Qualifications

What you bring to the role...
Knowledge of how to log interviews, screen calls, and emails
Some editorial experience on rooting out a story
Strong verbal communication skills to talk to callers
Strong background in writing

Preferred Qualifications

Judgment of what may or may not be an investigation
Local market knowledge and awareness
Previous experience with an internship at a TV station important

Required Education

Highly motivated college junior/senior majoring in Journalism or Communications, or related field

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 currently participating in the Disney College Program, Disney Culinary Program or Disney Professional Internship Program
Must be able to work remotely for the duration of the internship
Must not have completed one year of continual employment on a Disney internship or program

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