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The Walt Disney Company

Production Manager - ABC News Live

Job Summary:

ABC News is hiring a Production Manager for ABC News Live based in New York, NY. This person should have extensive experience supporting live and taped productions and helping bridge the gap between editorial, graphics, finance, control room and post-production teams.

Responsibilities:

The Production Manager will support ABC News Live’s many daily streaming shows, as well as support special projects. They will help maintain production calendars and staff schedules; coordinate editing assignments; liaison with editorial, graphics, control room and third parties on specials; help manage post-production on specials; coordinate captioning and delivery of shows to Live Desk and outside clients; support teams with remote workflows; and make sure productions adhere to COVID protocols.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Must have experience managing multiple projects at once.
  • Must be able to work in a stressful, breaking news environment.
  • Must be well organized and extremely attentive to details.
  • Be a self-starter as well as a team player skilled in managing groups both inside and outside the organization.
  • Have excellent communication skills, both verbal and written.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with AVID (or similar editing software) and iNews
  • Minimum of 3 years in broadcast, streaming or post-production.

Required Education

Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience.

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