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 :
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