The Walt Disney Company Multimedia Reporter - Digital, ABC News in New York, New York
We are seeking a reporter (off air) to join ABC News’ Digital team to cover general assignment stories. The ideal candidate is a rock-solid self-starter with proven experience covering breaking news as well as writing compelling news features. The Multimedia Reporter will have a strong sense of how to approach a story holistically – weaving together information from the field, their own reporting, videos, photos and social embeds to create stories that are sharp, informative and highly visual.
Pitch and execute daily general assignment stories and long-term enterprise ideas
Turn around day-of stories with speed and accuracy
Collaborate with newsgathering and broadcast show teams
Identify fresh, engaging story ideas, angles and sources
At least 5 years hard news writing experience
Proven ability to write clean copy on a deadline
Experience with web publishing and AP style
Track record of collaborating with reporters and editors of all experience levels in a fast-paced newsroom
Flexibility in schedule - regular schedule to include 1 weekend day
Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience.
Master’s degree in journalism from an accredited college or university or equivalent experience.
Job ID: 765687BR
Location: New York,New York
Job Posting Company: Media Networks
The Walt Disney Company 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.