Producer, Good Morning America (Project Hire)

Walt Disney Co. New York , NY 10007

Posted 3 weeks ago

Job Summary:

Good Morning America is hiring a Producer.

This is a Project position and employment will continue on this Project (at the company's sole discretion), and in no event shall extend past the completion of the Project.


The Producer is responsible for producing daily content for program air under very tight deadlines and helping manage Good Morning America updates to ensure the broadcast is accurate with most current elements available across all time zones. The producer should be well versed on a range of current events-everything from foreign and domestic breaking news to business, sports, and entertainment headlines. Also requires training in an automated control room environment and self-ordering of graphics and lower-thirds. Candidates should have a demonstrated ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously, and a proven ability to make editorial judgments as well as an overall understanding of News programs.

Responsibilities include:

  • Playing back clips to air while working with show Producer and Director to determine most appropriate content for air.

  • Managing multiple feeds of incoming media and turning around for immediate playback as necessary.

  • Identifying the best shots, cataloguing, clipping and making video available to all platforms.

  • Maintaining and prioritizing video clips (track pieces, thematic voiceovers, sound bites, archival media) and researching, editing, storing video.

  • Maintaining a working knowledge of "greatest hits" video and will work with show to anticipate needs.

  • Sourcing and clearing user generated content (Facebook, Instagram, Twitter) for use on all platforms during breaking news

  • Supporting programs by producing and editing video.

  • Preparing package video research and performing other special projects as needs arise.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Minimum three years' experience producing for a live news show at the large market, cable, or network level

  • Working knowledge of AVID, non-linear editing and administrative tools (e.g., Avid Nexus, MediaCentral), Social Media, and basic computer proficiency and understanding of iNews, MARS, MS Office, etc is required.

  • Flexible hours, including flexibility with working early mornings, late nights and weekends.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience building a rundown preferred.

Required Education

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent work experience

About Walt Disney Television:

Walt Disney Television (WDT) redefines the future of media and entertainment. Delivering compelling creative, great storytelling, ground-breaking technology, high-impact marketing and innovative distribution, WDT offers multiple opportunities to build a career that supports entertaining and informing the world. A key unit of The Walt Disney Company, one of the world's most admired vertically integrated media enterprises, WDT includes global live action and animation entertainment, news, owned television stations, and radio. If you've got a passion to join our team of talented professionals we want to hear your story.

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: media networks, parks and resorts, studio entertainment, consumer products and interactive media. 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 American Broadcasting Companies, Inc., which is part of a business segment we call Walt Disney Television.

American Broadcasting Companies, 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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Producer, Good Morning America (Project Hire)

Walt Disney Co.