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The Walt Disney Company Multimedia Reporter - Digital, ABC News in New York, New York

Job Summary:

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.

Responsibilities:

  • 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

Basic Qualifications:

  • 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

Required Education

Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience.

Preferred Education

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

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