CHICAGO (WLS) -- ABC 7, Chicago's #1 news, is looking for a dynamic, self-motivated, and tech-savvy candidate to join the Digital Team as a part-time Digital Producer. ABC 7 Chicago covers the local and national news stories of the day and how those stories impact local communities.
-Timely posting of local and national news on all digital platforms, including but not limited to websites, apps and social media
-Work with news managers, assignment editors and talent to coordinate on-air and online news coverage
-Execute special projects for various station departments, including sales, marketing and community affairs
-Execute synergy requests from the station group and the Disney company
-Curate digital content for all of ABC 7 Chicago's digital platforms, including but not limited to website, news app, streaming app and social media
-React and respond to breaking news quickly and accurately
-Identify compelling stories that will resonate with our diverse audiences
-Monitor analytics in real time to assess the effectiveness of content presentation and adjust as necessary
-Develop strong working relationship with other departments while displaying empathy and inclusion
-Use SEO (search engine optimization) to increase unique visitors and video starts
-Minimum 1 year experience
Available to work flexible hours, including overnights and weekends
Strong editorial skills and good news judgement
Excellent communication and writing skills
Proven ability to multitask and thrive in a high pressure news environment
Strong independent worker, as well as a team player
Proficient in AP Style
Solid knowledge of basic HTML
Ability to shoot and edit video using Adobe Premiere a plus
Reporting Location - Chicago, IL
To apply, please log on to: https://jobs.disneycareers.com and search for Job ID: 10048706 or use the link: https://jobs.disneycareers.com/job/chicago/part-time-associate-digital-producer/391/48574818720
About The Walt Disney Company:
The Walt Disney Company, together with its subsidiaries and affiliates, is a leading diversified international family entertainment and media enterprise with the following business segments: Disney Entertainment, ESPN, Disney Parks, and Experiences and Products. From humble beginnings as a cartoon studio in the 1920s to its preeminent name in the entertainment industry today, Disney proudly continues its legacy of creating world-class stories and experiences for every member of the family. Disney's stories, characters and experiences reach consumers and guests from every corner of the globe. With operations in more than 40 countries, our employees and cast members work together to create entertainment experiences that are both universally and locally cherished.
This position is with WLS Television, Inc., which is part of a business we call ABC Owned TV Stations.
WLS Television, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status. 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.
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