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Production Associate
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Production Associate

• Emerging Level

Summary

ABC News is hiring a Production Associate for the World News Tonight team. ABC News, one of the world’s premiere news organizations for the last fifty years, reaches 220 million people globally each month through television, digital, and audio. ABC News’s flagship evening news program, World News Tonight, is television’s #1 evening newscast. Good Morning America, the flagship morning program, remains #1 for the 9th year in a row. The View is daytime’s #1 talk show, and 20/20 is Friday’s #1 newsmagazine. ABC News Live, the brand’s digital streaming service, reaches more than 23 million viewers each month.

Category Production Assistant  Production Services 
Location Greater New York City Area
Time Period Full time
Start Date N/A

Job Description

Job Summary:
ABC News is hiring a Production Associate for the World News Tonight team. 

ABC News, one of the world’s premiere news organizations for the last fifty years, reaches 220 million people globally each month through television, digital, and audio. ABC News’s flagship evening news program, World News Tonight, is television’s #1 evening newscast. Good Morning America, the flagship morning program, remains #1 for the 9th year in a row. The View is daytime’s #1 talk show, and 20/20 is Friday’s #1 newsmagazine. ABC News Live, the brand’s digital streaming service, reaches more than 23 million viewers each month.
Responsibilities:
  • Production Associates are responsible for supporting producers in all aspects of production including: logging, coordinating feeds, researching video, stills and editorial information. 
  • Must be familiar with various media formats as well as library systems. 
  • Prior media management experience required. 
  • Camera and editing experience also required. 
  • PA will shoot elements for stories as well as rough cut content
Basic Qualifications:
  • Minimum 2 years in newsroom environment or similar
  • Demonstrated ability to do rough cut editing
  • Strong editorial skills necessary. 
  • Must be available to work flexible hours and perform duties under deadline. 
  • Non-Technical Skills: Strong organizational skills, able to meet deadlines, attention to detail, work well under pressure
Preferred Qualifications:
  • 3 or more years in newsroom environment or similar
  • Strong interest in the editorial process highly desirable, as is the ability to generate original story ideas. 
  • Ability to edit packages on Avid
Required Education
  • BA or BS from a 4 year accredited college or university or equivalent experience

Job Type Full Time 
Weekly Limit N/A
Shift Day
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