About the Role
WABC is looking for an experienced entertainment reporter with the ability to engage and connect with our audience authentically! The qualified candidate will demonstrate excellent on-camera reporting skills and be able to host special programming for events related to the entertainment industry, local lifestyle content, and the arts. This position requires strong contacts in the entertainment industry, with an emphasis on film and theater. While this role is assigned to WABC, the candidate will be required to create content that will be shared throughout the ABC OTV stations as well as other ABC/Disney platforms.
COMPENSATION: The hiring range for this position in New York is $180,000 to $200,000 per year.
A strong understanding of social media (Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, TikTok and Snapchat, and YouTube)
Must be able to research, set up, edit, and write content daily
Strong newsgathering abilities
Proficient in AP Style
Proven knowledge of basic HTML
Must be willing to work a flexible schedule to accommodate special events, including nights, weekends and holidays
Strong written, verbal, and presentation skills required
Minimum of 5 years of on-air reporting experience in a top local market
Bachelor's degree or equivalent work experience
Experience with Adobe Premiere
About the Company
WABC Television (New York), LLC is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status or any other basis prohibited by federal, state or local law. Disney fosters a business culture where ideas and decisions from all people help us grow, innovate, create the best stories and be relevant in a rapidly changing world.