The Walt Disney Company Senior Producer (Nightline) in New York, New York

Are you ready to lead one of the most decorated late-night news programs in the world? Producers at Nightline focus on what matters most – delivering breaking news, relevant interviews and incisive investigative reports.

The Nightline production team collaborates and communicates to create a successful nightly news program. Our multitude of awards come from covering all types of stories, genres, and doing it better than anyone else.

Responsibilities : You’d lead a dynamic, tight-knit team that works together to bring important news and impactful stories to audiences in an interesting, intelligent way.

Every single day as a Senior Producer is different! On any one day you might:

  • Develop magazine-length stories that will keep viewers engaged throughout;

  • Block story slots for the next day, assigning producers and staff;

  • Consult with Legal on your story’s direction;

  • Travel to where the story is, overseeing your team as you go;

  • Mentor your junior producers to grow their skills and

  • Create a schedule that maximizes work flow and minimizes swirl;

  • Collaborate with other network shows for a joint project or special feature;

  • Brainstorm different story angles and ways to increase social media presence; and

  • Attend a team bowling night or a screening of a Disney movie or ABC show!

Basic Qualifications :

Please apply if you have:

  • 10 years of broadcast journalism experience;

  • The energy to juggle both show production and staff management;

  • Insatiable curiosity - you just have to dig deeper to find the truth;

  • Mastered running the control room and line producing;

  • Strong editorial judgement;

  • Tenacity to pitch the stories you believe in; and

  • Experience performing well under pressure - - think breaking news-type situations.

Preferred Qualifications :

It would also be nice if you are:

  • A natural leader - you can inspire teams to bring their “A” game;

  • A pro at social media and other digital tools; and

  • Motivated: You’re the person who can tackle any task – and wants to.

Required Education :

You have a Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent experience.

Additional Information :

The Team

We’re a seasoned, tight crew who collaborate to make sure that all of the pieces are in place for a successful news show, night after night. We are known for creating impactful, thought-provoking stories in a range of genres and subjects.

Job ID: 594558BR

Location: New York,New York

Job Posting Company: Media Networks