Jobs and internships at ABC7 Los Angeles

Tuesday, August 26, 2014
To apply for a position at ABC7 please click on the applicable link below. Scroll to the bottom for information about internships.

Or send resume to:
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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ONLINE JOBS

There are no available positions at this time.

SALES JOBS

Vice President, National Sales Manager: | Click here to apply
ABC7 Los Angeles is seeking a highly qualified individual for the position of Vice President, National Sales Manager. Qualified candidates should have a combination of at least 5 years sales and/or sales management experience in the top 10 television markets. Candidate must have sales experience in Television and Digital, with a focus on multi-platform including promotional integrations. Strong leadership abilities, presentation skills, effective communications and knowledge of inventory control a must. Knowledge of the Wide Orbit Traffic System a plus. College degree preferred. If you have a positive attitude and are ready to work in a challenging and exciting environment, please apply.

BROADCAST JOBS

DIGITAL MEDIA PRODUCER | Click here to apply
If you are in-sync with the pulse of the city, are a news junkie with an innate marketing instinct and can get to the core with your creative messaging-we want to talk to you! The Digital Media Producer is responsible for creating and executing brand-building buzz, digital initiatives, and integrations that grow scale and drive engagement across social and mobile platforms. This person must have the unique ability to connect with diverse demographics through visual, share-worthy content and creative copy that effectively reaches and connects with KABC's targeted audiences. This position requires a knack for "thinking differently", a strong understanding of content marketing and the ability to effectively leverage and connect audiences across KABC's marketing platforms. The ideal candidate will write, edit and produce daily digital engagement, shareable posts, and sales-driven integrations. The successful self-starter has a track record delivering breakthrough digital ideas, will be social-savvy, an excellent conceptualizer, producer, writer, strategist, editor, videographer and imaginator who can capture our viewers through powerful communication and images. Must be innovative, edgy, and willing to take risks.

Qualifications:
Must have:
A minimum of 2 years experience producing content for digital or social media.
A minimum of 2 years experience in promotion, advertising, marketing, or other related creative field
Also desired:
Previous videography experience and proficiency operating a DSLR camera.
A minimum of 2 years experience in After Effects
A strong aptitude for new technology
Social-savvy with ability to organically integrate news/marketing content into digital spaces
A versatile team player with the ability to thrive under pressure
Competitive spirit and strong team collaborator
Self-directing, self-motivating, and able to work in a fast paced environment
Well organized and able to manage projects from concept to completion

PRODUCER AM NEWS | Click here to apply
ABC7 Los Angeles is seeking a cutting edge, creative, hands-on Producer for one of our AM Newscasts. Must be a self-starter, have great news judgment, thrive on breaking news and deadline pressure, and be an efficient, excellent writer. Must be very organized and good at managing people and resources, with an eye for moments that resonate with viewers. Must be able to use social media to gather and distribute news. At least 3 years local TV newscast producing experience, familiarity with ENPS, and desktop editing preferred. If you think you have what it takes, we are looking for you! Prove to us why you are ready to step into this key position.

NEWS MEDIA MANAGER: | Click here to apply
ABC7 Los Angeles is seeking a Media Manager who will manage the editing, recording, and playback of video as well as storage and archiving. Sound editorial judgment and an understanding of a server based digital workflow for broadcast news in a deadline intensive environment is a must. Minimum 3 years experience required in a local television station news department. Familiarity with the Edius system and previous experience in newscast producing or news management a plus. Successful candidate will be a team player and have excellent people skills.

NEWS EDITOR: | Click here to apply
ABC7 Los Angeles is looking for an experienced news editor. Must be able to work under tight deadlines in a fast-paced environment and be precise, detail-oriented, creative and able to take direction. Minimum 3 years experience required in a local television station news department. Familiarity with Edius system a plus. Schedule flexibility is required.

FREELANCE MEDIA MANAGERS: | Click here to apply
ABC7 Los Angeles is seeking Media Managers for freelance employment who will manage the editing, recording, and playback of video as well as storage and archiving. Sound editorial judgment and news editing experience and knowledge of non-linear, computer-based editing a must. Familiarity with Aurora Edit HD system a plus. Must be able to work under tight deadlines and work varied shifts. Minimum 3 years experience required in a local television station news department. Previous experience in newscast producing or news management a plus. Successful candidates will have excellent people skills and the ability to deal with deadline pressure.

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.

GENERAL ASSIGNMENT REPORTER/MULTI-MEDIA JOURNALIST: | Click here to apply
ABC7 Los Angeles is looking for a creative storyteller to cover both news and sports as a multi-media journalist. This job will entail daily reporting and require shooting, editing, writing and producing news and sports 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 or sports preferred. Previous news or sports anchoring a plus. At least three years experience as a multi-media journalist preferred. Must be able to demonstrate social media fluency.

GENERAL ASSIGNMENT REPORTER: | Click here to apply
ABC7 Los Angeles seeks a creative, energetic, general assignment reporter. 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. Must be able to demonstrate social media fluency. 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 online AND send non-returnable demo.

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.

Please submit the following to apply for an internship with ABC7:
  • Completed application.

  • One copy of your resume outlining any other internships, degrees earned, work experience, related clubs and organizations, current major course of study, expected graduation date and extra curricular activities.

  • Cover letter

Cover letter must include:
  • Personal introduction

  • Statement verifying eligibility to receive school credit for internship

  • Your school's beginning and end dates for the semester during which you wish to intern

  • Days and times available during internship period

Submissions must be received at least six weeks prior to the start date of the semester in which you wish to participate in the internship program. Submissions are accepted as far as six months in advance and evaluated on a first-come, first-served basis.

Send your request for an Internship Application to:

Internship Coordinator
Diversity Programs and Community Relations
500 Circle Seven Drive
Glendale, CA., 91201
(818) 863-7233

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