Jobs and internships at ABC7 Los Angeles

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ABC7 Los Angeles
Human Resources
500 Circle Seven Drive
Glendale, CA 91201

ABC7 Job Line: (818) 863-7JOB (818-863-7562)
Equal Opportunity Employer - Female/Minority/Veteran/Disability

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DIGITAL JOBS

DIGITAL NEWS PRODUCER | Click here to apply
ABC7 Los Angeles is looking for a dynamic, self-motivated, technically-savvy news junkie to join our online news team at our Glendale studios. Candidates should have experience working and multitasking in a high-pressure television news environment. Strong editorial skills and sharp news judgment is a must. You must have strong basic computer skills, including common keyboard shortcuts. Candidates must thrive in a team environment but also be able to work independently. Candidates must be available to work flexible hours, including overnights, weekends and holidays. Applicant must possess: Strong writing and copy-editing skills; solid newsgathering abilities; proficiency with AP Style; strong computer skills; solid knowledge of basic HTML; strong grasp of social media, basic Photoshop skills, and familiarity with mobile devices, including phones and tablets. Ability to shoot and edit video a plus. Key responsibilities include: Timely posting of breaking local and national news on all digital platforms, including but not limited to websites, apps and social media; working with producers, assignment editors and talent to coordinate on-air and online news coverage; executing special projects for various station departments, including sales, creative services and community affairs; site troubleshooting and overall maintenance of the high editorial standards of ABC7 and abc7.com. Equal Opportunity Employer - Female/Minority/Veteran/Disability.

PART-TIME FREELANCE DIGITAL NEWS PRODUCER | Click here to apply
ABC7 Los Angeles is looking for a dynamic, self-motivated, technically-savvy news junkie to join our online news team at our Glendale studios. Candidates should have experience working and multitasking in a high-pressure television news environment. Strong editorial skills and sharp news judgment is a must. You must have strong basic computer skills, including common keyboard shortcuts. Candidates must also thrive in a team environment and be available to work flexible hours, including overnights and weekends. Applicant must possess: Strong writing and copy-editing skills; solid newsgathering abilities; proficiency with AP Style; strong computer skills; solid knowledge of basic HTML; strong grasp of social media, basic Photoshop and Final Cut Pro skills, and familiarity with mobile devices including phones and tablets. Key responsibilities include: Timely posting of breaking local and national news on all digital platforms, including but not limited to websites, apps and social media; working with producers and assignment editors to coordinate on-air and online news coverage; coordinating special projects with various station departments; site troubleshooting and overall maintenance of the high editorial standards of ABC7 and abc7.com.

BROADCAST JOBS

VICE PRESIDENT CREATIVE SERVICES & PROGRAMMING | Click here to apply
We are seeking a strategic creative executive who understands how a media brand interacts with audiences anywhere and anytime. Reporting to the President and General Manager of KABC-TV, this executive will manage the station's brand on all platforms and produce brand appropriate original content. This position requires expertise in data-focused, audience-based brand development and design, content creation and social media marketing, as well as experience in social listening, sales promotions and influencer marketing.

Responsibilities
  • Manage the ABC7 brand on all platforms (on-air, online, mobile, etc.) through the development and execution of innovative creative and marketing campaigns.

  • Leverage research and real time data analytics to launch timely social media campaigns that grow audience engagement with and emotional connection to the ABC7 brand, content and talent.

  • Oversee the creative development and production of live event, original series and select short-form programming.

  • Manage the station's off-channel media budget and media buying agency.

  • Grow the brand identity and relevance of ABC7 by developing and creating original, emotionally-impactful content and touch points for our audiences.

Basic Qualifications
  • A demonstrated track record of managing the creative expression of a media brand on and off-air.

  • Experience with, or deep understanding of, brand management across digital platforms (online, mobile, etc.), including social media.

  • A strong understanding of how to use research and data analytics tools to drive audience engagement and media buying on all platforms.

  • Experience supervising the development and production of live event and series programming.

  • Excellent management skills and an ability to inspire a creative, positive, supportive and encouraging work environment.

Preferred Qualifications
  • Experience working in the marketing and/or programming department at a local broadcast station.

  • Experience producing original content that integrates sponsors and advertisers.


GENERAL ASSIGNMENT REPORTER/FILL-IN ANCHOR | Click here to apply
ABC7 Los Angeles seeks a creative, energetic, general assignment reporter/ fill-in anchor. Qualified candidates must be great writers and have strong live presentation skills. Previous local news anchoring or fill-in anchoring experience is preferred. Ability to shoot and edit a plus. If you work well under deadline pressure, are a strong journalist and story-teller, and are comfortable handling live breaking news at the anchor desk and in the field, please apply and include your demo reel. Equal Opportunity Employer - Female/Minority/Veteran/Disability.

GENERAL ASSIGNMENT REPORTER/MULTI-MEDIA JOURNALIST | Click here to apply
ABC7 Los Angeles is looking for a creative storyteller to cover news as a multi-media journalist. This job will entail daily reporting and require shooting, editing, writing and producing news content for on-air, on-line and in social media. Must have great writing and strong live presentation skills. Must be technically savvy and able to work independently. Must possess good news judgment and work well under deadline pressure. Previous experience as a Multi-Media Journalist in news preferred. Previous news anchoring a plus. At least three years experience as a multi-media journalist preferred. Must be able to demonstrate social media fluency. Equal Opportunity Employer - Female/Minority/Veteran/Disability.

SOCIAL MEDIA/ENTERTAINMENT REPORTER | Click here to apply
Do you love keeping up with the latest trending news and entertainment? Do you love sharing that information with others? Be a part of shaping the future of how news is presented in a brand new, interactive position that will engage with our audience on multiple platforms in real time. ABC7 is looking for an on-air talent to take on the social media world every morning as part of our ABC7 Morning Show. Your topics can range from hard news to entertainment. Previous experience as a news reporter, anchor, producer or host preferred. You should already have a strong social media footprint and know how to write and produce content. Ability to shoot, edit, and post to a website preferred. Equal Opportunity Employer - Female/Minority/Veteran/Disability.

FREELANCE MAINTENANCE ENGINEER | Click here to apply
ABC7 Los Angeles is seeking experienced, skilled broadcast maintenance engineers for freelance employment. These positions will require significant, diverse experience in installation and maintenance of modern digital production, ENG, and RF transmission systems. FCC license and/or SBE certification is desirable. Shifts may be part or full-time and the ability to work a varied schedule including early mornings, nights and weekends is necessary. Equal Opportunity Employer - Female/Minority/Veteran/Disability.

ENG CAMERAPERSONS: | Click here to apply
ABC7 Los Angeles is seeking experienced ENG camerapersons for freelance employment. Successful candidates will have at least two years experience in daily newsgathering, live microwave truck operation, and editing in the field. Non-linear editing experience a plus. Scheduling flexibility, including willingness to work weekends, early mornings, late nights, and holidays a must.

IS TECHNICIAN - P/T: | Click here to apply
ABC7 Los Angeles is seeking an individual to provide help desk services including telephone and desktop computer support on a part-time basis. Will participate in the development and maintenance of desktop and portable PC configurations. Must understand basic troubleshooting techniques and be a logical problem solver. Must have good interpersonal skills and be motivated to help. Ability to work well in a team environment and lift and carry a minimum of 50 pounds required. Must be available for any shift including holidays and weekends.

NEWSWRITER/NEWSCAST PRODUCER: | Click here to apply
Do you have what it takes to make our newscasts stand out in a highly competitive market? ABC7 Los Angeles is looking to hire an experienced staff Newswriter/Newscast Producer. Must be a great writer/storyteller who also understands the role social media plays in reaching viewers and creating content. Qualified candidate should have at least 3 years newscast writing and producing experience and the ability to work quickly under constant deadline pressure. Knowledge of ENPS, non-linear editing, VIZRT, and touch-screen technology a plus. Schedule flexibility and willingness to work weekends, overnights and holidays a must. This position involves a mix of writing-only and producing-only days.

FREELANCE GENERAL ASSIGNMENT REPORTERS: | Click here to apply
ABC7 Los Angeles is seeking dynamic freelance General Assignment Reporters to join our top rated news team. Qualified candidates must have excellent writing and live presentation skills. A minimum of five years television broadcast news experience in a medium to large market is preferred. Ability to shoot and edit your own stories a plus. If you are interested in applying your reporting skills in a challenging and exciting news market, send your resume and non-returnable DVD.

FREELANCE ASSIGNMENT EDITOR: | Click here to apply
ABC7 Eyewitness News, Southern California's breaking news leader, is seeking a part-time weekend Assignment Editor. This position is for weekend evenings but applicant should be flexible enough to work additional fill-in shifts if needed at various times during the week. Previous assignment desk experience is a must. Knowledge of Southern California a plus. Must be able to multi-task and make decisions quickly, function effectively under deadline pressure, and have previous experience coordinating the movements of reporters and crews. If you have great story ideas, great contacts, and love breaking news, please apply.

FREELANCE GRAPHIC ARTIST: | Click here to apply
ABC7 Los Angeles is looking for freelance Graphic Artists/Broadcast Designers. If your creative juices pack a punch when working under tight deadlines, keep reading! Candidates must be resourceful, team players who are excellent at multi-tasking with the ability to conceptualize and design in broadcast, print, and web media. Advanced level in Adobe Photoshop and Adobe After Effects; experience in Final Cut Pro, Cinema 4D and Adobe Illustrator.

FREELANCE NON-LINEAR EDITORS: | Click here to apply
ABC7 Los Angeles is seeking experienced non-linear news editors for freelance employment. Must be able to work under tight deadlines. Minimum 3 years experience preferred in a local television station news department. Familiarity with Aurora NewsEdit system a plus.

NEWSWRITERS: | Click here to apply
ABC7 Los Angeles is seeking experienced television newswriters for freelance employment. Minimum of two years broadcast news experience. Ability to work quickly and under continuous deadlines. Knowledge of ENPS news system, line producing experience, and non-linear editing experience all pluses. Scheduling flexibility and willingness to work weekends, overnights, and holidays a must.

NEWS ASSISTANTS: | Click here to apply
ABC7, the number one station in Los Angeles, is seeking News Assistants for freelance employment. The duties of this entry level position include but are not limited to logging tapes for stories and for music usage, searching tape files for video, answering phones, and running teleprompter. Shifts are varied and work will include some evenings, early mornings and weekends. College degree or current college attendance required.

NEWS APPRENTICES: | Click here to apply
ABC7, the number one station in Los Angeles, is seeking News Apprentices for freelance employment. Responsibilities include supervising printing and distribution of newscast scripts, courier duties (own car required), and other production duties as required by newscast producer. Shifts are varied and work will include some evenings, early mornings and weekends. College degree or current college attendance required.

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INTERNSHIPS

ABC7 has a variety of internship opportunities available year-round to currently enrolled college students pursuing careers in TV/Broadcasting and other related fields.

Our internship program is designed to provide students with an educational experience that complements their academic studies and provides an opportunity to observe and participate in the daily work and operation of the television station. The objective is to enhance the student's understanding of the broadcasting business and to reinforce their desire to further pursue a career in broadcasting.

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