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WABC General Assignment Reporter

New York, NY, USA


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About the Role

WABC is looking for an experienced staff general assignment reporter with the ability to authentically engage and connect with our audience. The ideal candidate must be a dynamic and compelling journalist, communicator, and storyteller with a passion for uncovering and reporting the facts, and with integrity above all else. This team member will work collaboratively with producers, assignment editors and newsroom leaders. The applicant must demonstrate a full understanding of the powerful voice and responsibility broadcasters have to, and with, the communities we serve. This team member will report for all platforms and dayparts including early mornings, nights and weekends.

This is a full-time staff position. The position is covered under the SAG-AFTRA- WABC-TV Collective Bargaining Agreement.

This role is considered on-site, which means the employee will work from a Company designated location on an ongoing basis.

COMPENSATION: $150,000 to $180,000 per year


  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent work experience

  • Exceptional reporting, writing and interviewing skills

  • Must know how to source and generate impactful enterprise leads, and create impactful content utilizing the latest investigative tools, including data journalism. 


  • Minimum 3 years reporting experience in a top 10 Market

About the Company

The Walt Disney Company and its Affiliated Companies are Equal Employment Opportunity employers and welcome all job seekers including individuals with disabilities and veterans with disabilities. If you have a disability and believe you need a reasonable accommodation in order to search for a job opening or apply for a position, email with your request. This email address is not for general employment inquiries or correspondence. We will only respond to those requests that are related to the accessibility of the online application system due to a disability

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