- Story Editor, 20/20

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Story Editor, 20/20


Story Editor, 20/20

• Intermediate Level


ABC News is looking for a Story Editor to work in the 20/20 Booking Department.

Category Booking  Editor  Researcher  Writers 
Location Greater New York City Area
Time Period Full Time
Posted Date Apr 27, 2023
Start Date N/A
End Date N/A

Job Description

  • Duties include ability to find and pitch stories viable as 2 hour yarns and booking and development of stories of interest.
  • Candidate will be expected to book competitive stories, be available for breaking news and to travel for bookings and trials.
  • Our team also assists the other ABC News shows as needed with breaking news and big stories of interest across platforms.
  • At a future point, candidate will be expected to work a late-night shift on a rotating basis on Friday nights through the broadcast at 11 PM and travel for stories.
  • Candidate may also be required to work an early morning shift occasionally to watch the morning shows, read the major papers and produce a write up of the suggested stories of the day.
Basic qualifications
  • Strong editorial sensibilities and great communication skills
  • Strong research skills and a passion for crime stories
  • 3+ years of journalism experience
  • Proven track record in booking and development
  • Strong written communication skills
Preferred qualifications
  • Ability to shoot and computer/social media skills is a plus
Required Education
  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent experience
The hiring range for this position in New York is $75,200 to $103,400 per year. 

Job Type Full Time 
Weekly Limit N/A
Shift Day, Evening
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