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)

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ACCOUNT EXECUTIVE | Click here to apply
ABC7 Los Angeles is seeking an Account Executive to represent all of its broadcast, digital and social properties to the Los Angeles advertising community; grow an established account list and develop new business across all ABC sales platforms. If you're the kind of person who thrives on being an integral part of a transforming industry and creating solutions to challenging issues, this may be the perfect opportunity for you. Ideal candidate to join our team of relentless, passionate people should have 3-5 years local and/or multiple-market television sales experience. Candidate should also have strong relationships in the marketplace. Must have experience presenting and selling multi-platform and digital opportunities to all agency levels, as well as direct to clients. Must be able to actively identify new business opportunities and develop plans for new accounts to generate strategic partnerships that result in new sales revenue. Applicants must possess a strong knowledge of current and emerging consumer and media trends, as well as excellent verbal and written presentation skills, along with strong organizational ability. Candidate must be PC and Mac literate (MS Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Keynote) and well-versed in all aspects of Social Media. A background in media research and/or product marketing is helpful. Knowledge of Wide Orbit traffic system is a plus. College degree preferred. If you are focused on success during this time of an ever-changing media landscape, please apply. Equal Opportunity Employer - Female/Minority/Veteran/Disability/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity.

Community Journalist: | Click here to apply
KABC-TV, the Disney-ABC Owned station in Los Angeles, is looking for innovative multi-platform journalists who are ready to start or advance their careers by becoming part of a new effort to shape the future of video storytelling and make a positive difference in the communities we serve by creating great local content. We want self-sufficient story tellers who can create memorable content for our digital, social media and broadcast platforms. You must be able to take a story from concept to completion every day. Successful candidates will join a corps of community journalists who will report hyper-local stories from neighborhoods where they live. We regard this as an entry-level position and we will mentor you to prepare for future career opportunities. You should be as comfortable in front of the camera as you are behind it and truly love the art of telling a good story. You will be expected to produce various styles for various platforms. You must be able to research, set-up, shoot, edit, and write content on a daily basis. Experience with Adobe Premiere and/or Dalet One-Cut is a plus. You must be willing to be assigned to live in a specific community in order to cultivate contacts and root-out great, exclusive, unique local stories. We want respected, knowledgeable, and ethical station representatives. You must be willing to work any day, any shift. Candidates should submit work showing cool, creative & innovative uses of video, images, graphics, writing, shooting and editing. Equal Opportunity Employer - Female/Minority/Veteran/Disability/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity.

CONTENT COORDINATOR/AUDIENCE DEVELOPMENT | Click here to apply
ABC7 Los Angeles is looking for a Content Development Coordinator to support all of its brands and programs, including Eyewitness News, On the Red Carpet and Localish. This person will create original and repurpose existing material for digital platforms like Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and YouTube, as well as publishing to abc7.com, so a strong knowledge of writing and social media is a must. This person will be responsible for growing the use of the #1 local TV affiliate hashtag in the U.S., #abc7eyewitness, through engaging with its users and bestowing rewards. Coordinator will be responsible for monitoring, moderating and responding to audience comments, and manage social media partnerships with other brands. They will coordinate staffing for offsite meetups and events, including setup of promotional booths and video kiosks. They will also assist with content and promotional video shoots as needed. We are looking for a self-motivated individual who can work alone as well as in a team environment. Experience with Adobe Premiere and/or Dalet One-Cut is a plus. You must be willing to work a flexible schedule to accommodate events and offsite activations. Equal Opportunity Employer - Female/Minority/Veteran/Disability/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity.

CONTENT CREATOR - OTRC | Click here to apply
ABC7 Los Angeles is looking for a Content Creator for its entertainment brand On The Red Carpet. This person will create original and repurpose existing material for On The Red Carpet's social platforms Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and YouTube. The ideal candidate will produce and edit content from red carpet and celebrity interviews. A strong knowledge of social media is a must, as well as a love for entertainment and pop culture. Content creator will be responsible for monitoring, moderating and responding to audience comments; manage social media partnerships with other brands; and create and/or post shareable videos and images. We are looking for a self-motivated individual who can work alone as well as in a team environment. Experience with Adobe Premiere and/or Dalet One-Cut is a plus. You must be willing to work a flexible schedule to accommodate special events. Equal Opportunity Employer - Female/Minority/Veteran/Disability/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity.

Content Video Editor: | Click here to apply
ABC7 Los Angeles is looking for an experienced content video 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. Must have advanced skills with Adobe Premiere. Familiarity with Edius system a plus. Previous experience scheduling and taking in records, QC'ing media, archiving, and advanced media management required. Minimum 5 years experience required in local television station news and programming departments. Schedule flexibility is required. Equal Opportunity Employer - Female/Minority/Veteran/Disability/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity.

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. Equal Opportunity Employer - Female/Minority/Veteran/Disability/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity.

EXECUTIVE PRODUCER OF NEXT GENERATION STORYTELLING | Click here to apply
ABC7 Los Angeles has an immediate opening for Executive Producer of Next Generation Storytelling who will lead and inspire the growing group of Community Journalists and help drive innovative storytelling techniques across the organization. The Executive Producer of Next Generation Storytelling is a key member of the News management team and will be an active content creator while supervising Community Journalists creating new storytelling styles and formats; making recommendations on equipment; conducting training, including shooting, writing, editing, publishing and giving regular feedback on performance; as well as scheduling the Community Journalists workgroup. The ideal candidate will have a proven reputation as an ethical and innovative storyteller and have previous experience as a multi-skilled reporter, photojournalist, and/or content creator for a major content organization. Prior supervisory experience is a plus. Experience in local television is helpful but not required. Equal Opportunity Employer - Female/Minority/Veteran/Disability/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity.

EXECUTIVE PRODUCER - STREAMING CONTENT | Click here to apply
ABC7 Los Angeles is seeking an Executive Producer to supervise our content on streaming platforms and connected television devices. The Executive Producer will manage content creation and programming of the station's 24/7 streaming channel in collaboration with the station leadership team. The EP will oversee streaming coverage during breaking news and live events, as well as help develop original programs for streaming platforms that inform, inspire and make a difference in the lives of our audiences. S/he will be responsible for the overall quality of the content, and ensure it positions KABC's streaming content to reach new audiences with unique and innovative news and information programming. Reporting to the Vice President of News, the candidate will also take strategic direction and work in close collaboration with the VP of Marketing and the Director of Digital Operations. In addition, s/he will collaborate and work closely with all KABC program production and newsgathering teams. The Executive producer must have the ability to adapt to changing industry demands; be flexible and able to balance multiple projects/priorities, and be a leader whose vision and passion can inspire his/her team as they develop streaming news and information content that appeal to a wide variety of audiences on multiple platforms. Must have significant leadership experience in breaking news environments and/or newsgathering; experience creating and managing live programming; experience managing on and off air talent in stressful deadline driven environments; expertise in translating analytics to action for editorial groups; a team-first collaborative working style with a focus on data driven results; excellent writing skills. Experience developing original digital and streaming content, knowledge of the Los Angeles Market, and ability to shoot, edit, along with digital and social media skills are all pluses. BA or BS from a four year accredited college or university or equivalent work experience required. Equal Opportunity Employer - Female/Minority/Veteran/Disability/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity.

FREELANCE ASSIGNMENT EDITOR | Click here to apply
ABC7 Eyewitness News, Southern California's breaking news leader, is seeking a part-time Assignment Editor. This position will fill-in as needed on weekends and evening shifts, 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 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. Equal Opportunity Employer - Female/Minority/Veteran/Disability/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity.

Freelance Director: | Click here to apply
ABC7 Los Angeles is seeking a freelance director to join our team to work on news and live local productions. The ideal candidate should have knowledge and/or working experience with Ross Overdrive. Candidate should have a strong sense of newscast structure plus significant hands-on experience operating in a computer assisted environment, with the ability to work efficiently under pressure. Operational knowledge of ENPS and DALET Newsroom systems is a must. Knowledge of peripheral devices such as VIZ RT Graphics systems, Stratus Servers, and ORAD display systems is a plus. This position interacts with various departments and requires exceptional organizational skills. Equal Opportunity Employer - Female/Minority/Veteran/Disability/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity.

FREELANCE GRAPHIC ARTISTS: | 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 Adobe Premier, Adobe Illustrator and VizRt. Equal Opportunity Employer - Female/Minority/Veteran/Disability/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity.

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/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity.

FREELANCE NEWS EDITORS: | Click here to apply
ABC7 Los Angeles is seeking experienced 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 Dalet Galaxy and Adobe Premiere preferred. Ability to multitask in a high-pressure television news environment is essential. Successful candidate will be a team player and have excellent communication skills. Equal Opportunity Employer - Female/Minority/Veteran/Disability/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity.


Freelance Transmission Engineer | Click here to apply
ABC7 Los Angeles seeks an experienced individual for the position of freelance Transmission Engineer. Duties will include acquisition, transmission, routing, and quality control of satellite, microwave, and other signals. The successful candidate will operate in a demanding, live news environment. The ability to work various shifts including nights and weekends is required. Candidate should be motivated to excel and possess strong interpersonal skills. Significant knowledge of southern California geography and the ability to multi-task in a fast paced environment is required. Equal Opportunity Employer - Female/Minority/Veteran/Disability/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity.

General Assignment Reporter | Click here to apply
KABC-TV, the ABC Owned local TV and digital content provider in Los Angeles, seeks a creative, energetic, general assignment reporter. Qualified candidates must be great writers and have strong live presentation skills. Ability to shoot, edit and publish is essential. Must be able to demonstrate social media fluency. Successful candidate is expected to shoot their own material at least some of the time. Previous local news anchoring or fill-in anchoring experience is preferred. 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. Equal Opportunity Employer - Female/Minority/Veteran/Disability/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity.

Investigative Producer: | Click here to apply
ABC7 Los Angeles has an immediate opening for an Investigative Producer who will be expected to enterprise original and impactful short term and long-term content for all platforms. The ideal candidate will have a proven reputation as a trusted journalist and creative storyteller and will uncover problems, find solutions and make a difference. This position requires, using the latest technology and production techniques, to shoot, write, edit and publish to both linear and non-linear platforms. The Investigative Producer will be called upon to dig into important and complex community issues by developing sources and using the latest investigative tools, including data journalism. The IP will also be expected to develop investigative story lines for daily coverage and during big breaking news stories. Equal Opportunity Employer - Female/Minority/Veteran/Disability/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity.

Investigative Reporter | Click here to apply
ABC7 Eyewitness News, the #1 local news station in Los Angeles, has an immediate opening for an Investigative Reporter who will be expected to enterprise original and impactful short term and long-term content for all platforms. The ideal candidate will have a proven reputation as a trusted journalist and creative storyteller. The Investigative Reporter will be called upon to dig into important and complex community issues by developing sources and using the latest investigative tools, including data journalism, to expose problems and find solutions. The IR will also be expected to develop investigative story lines for daily coverage and during big breaking news stories. Previous on-camera experience as an investigative reporter at a major local news organization is preferred. Experience using computer assisted reporting techniques to uncover stories is essential. Candidates must also have the ability, using the latest technology and production techniques, to shoot, write, edit and publish content under deadline. Equal Opportunity Employer - Female/Minority/Veteran/Disability/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity.

Media Technician | Click here to apply
ABC7 is seeking an energetic, hands-on media systems specialist to fill an exciting new role of Media Technician. The successful candidate will present a diverse set of technology skills used in the creation and distribution of media for broadcast, internet, and social platforms. Qualified applicants will have experience with a variety of tools including non-linear edit systems, news automation systems and network/IP based media systems. Troubleshooting and support skills with ENG and video systems are a plus. Candidates must have exceptional interpersonal skills and be proficient verbal and written communicators. Social media and digital fluency a must. Equal Opportunity Employer - Female/Minority/Veteran/Disability/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity.

Morning News Producer | Click here to apply

ABC7 Los Angeles is seeking a creative, hands-on Producer for one of our weekday morning Eyewitness News broadcasts 4-7 am. 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, collaborative and good at managing people and resources, with an eye for impact, relevance and moments that connect with viewers. Must be able to use social media to gather and distribute news. Must be willing to work overnight. At least 3 years local TV newscast producing experience, familiarity with Dalet and desktop editing preferred. Equal Opportunity Employer - Female/Minority/Veteran/Disability/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity.

Morning Traffic Anchor | Click here to apply
Does Los Angeles traffic drive you crazy? Are you the person who always knows the best way to get anywhere in 20 minutes? Is the WAZE app always open on your phone? Do you think you have what it takes to help viewers tackle Southern California's traffic headaches and still make them smile? ABC7 Los Angeles seeks a morning traffic anchor to present and post vital information about traffic for audiences across ABC7's broadcast, digital, and social platforms throughout the morning rush hour. Knowledge of Southern California highways, previous on-air experience, broadcast news reporting and/or traffic reporting experience preferred. Experience as a weathercaster a plus. Experience operating WSI Max Traffic and WAZE mapping also a plus. If you think you can become the traffic source everyone counts on, please apply. Equal Opportunity Employer - Female/Minority/Veteran/Disability/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity.

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. Equal Opportunity Employer - Female/Minority/Veteran/Disability/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity.

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. Equal Opportunity Employer - Female/Minority/Veteran/Disability/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity.

NEWSWRITER/NEWSCAST PRODUCER: | Click here to apply
Do you have the ability to write stories and produce newscasts with emotional and visual impact? ABC7 Los Angeles is looking to hire a staff Newswriter/Newscast Producer. Candidates must be great writer/storytellers who also understand the role that social media plays in reaching viewers and creating content. Ideal candidates will have at least 3 years newscast writing and producing experience and the ability to work quickly under constant deadline pressure. Knowledge of Dalet, non-linear editing, VIZRT, and touch-screen technology a plus. Schedule flexibility and willingness to work weekends, overnights and holidays a must. Equal Opportunity Employer - Female/Minority/Veteran/Disability/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity.

PRODUCER - CONTENT DEVELOPMENT | Click here to apply
ABC7 Localish is seeking a Content Development Producer to help our brand highlight the good that is happening across the Southern California Area. Localish is ABC/Disney's newest media brand that seeks to bring out the good in cities across America. Good food. Good people. Good living. Our TV and digital storytelling is locally sourced but transcends city limits. Localish reaches more than 18 million followers across ABC social platforms, 14 million households across ABC TV stations in major markets, and millions of travelers on airport TV screens across the country. We are looking for a highly creative producer/editor with a mastery of Adobe Creative Cloud Suite, with an emphasis on Premiere Pro and After Effects. You must have a knack for discovering the most interesting local stories and bringing them to life. You will edit compelling videos featuring the most extraordinary food, people and places around Southern California. You are a true collaborator ready to bring energy and creativity to our growing team. Responsibilities: Research, pitch, write and produce Localish content; Edit high quality, short-form videos unique to each social platform; generate exciting and informative concepts with the production team; oversee multiple projects simultaneously from concept through execution. Requires ability to shoot interview and B-roll footage using a small camera package (C200, DSLR 5D, or the like), high level of expertise in Adobe Suite, specifically Premiere. Must be self-motivated, resourceful and detail-oriented. Experience creating digital video content in a collaborative environment for a platform, agency, network, or brand required. Please included example links and/or reel with your application. Equal Opportunity Employer - Female/Minority/Veteran/Disability/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity.

SENIOR MOTION DESIGNER/ANIMATOR Click here to apply
ABC7 Los Angeles is looking for a Senior Motion Designer/Animator. Must be creative, conceptual and innovative and have a versatile, collaborative approach to the design process. You will need to be a self-starter, able to problem solve both technical and creative challenges, with the ability to find and explore solutions as the project progresses. Looking for a creative who will take ownership for the projects they work on, and have a productive and positive attitude with clients and fellow design team members. Must be comfortable working under tight deadlines, extremely organized with project files, and adept in sharing projects/toolkits with fellow designers. Must have minimum of 5 years' experience at senior level design with a refined eye for design and extensive knowledge of Adobe After Effects, Photoshop, Illustrator, Cinema 4D. Must be able to take design project from concept to completion. Adept at broadcast design, branding, on-air and off-air design conventions and post-production process. Equal Opportunity Employer - Female/Minority/Veteran/Disability/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity.

SENIOR PROMOTION PRODUCER EDITOR| Click here to apply
ABC7 is looking for an experienced Senior Promotion Producer Editor for the Marketing and Content Team. You will possess a strong and demonstrated ability to understand and interpret market research and station brands and implement marketing plans. We are looking for a highly creative producer/editor with a mastery of Adobe Creative Cloud Suite, with an emphasis on Premiere Pro and After Effects. You are a true collaborator ready to bring energy and creativity to our growing team. Position will develop, write, produce, direct, and edit Marketing & Sales projects for ABC7 linear, digital and social platforms. Oversee multiple projects simultaneously from concept through execution under extreme deadline pressure. Requires core competency in producing compelling and polished multi-platform branding and marketing content; ability to shoot interview and B-roll footage using a small camera package (C200, DSLR 5D, or the like) a plus; High level of expertise in Adobe Suite, specifically Premiere; experience creating digital video content in a collaborative environment for a platform, agency, network, or brand. Must be self-motivated, resourceful and detail-oriented. Please include example links and/or reel with your application. Equal Opportunity Employer - Female/Minority/Veteran/Disability/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity.


Weathercaster/General Assignment Reporter | Click here to apply
ABC7 Los Angeles is seeking a weathercaster for weekend newscasts and weekday general assignment reporting. Meteorologist certification, previous reporting and weather forecasting experience in local television preferred. Working knowledge of WSI Max Graphics, EEC Radar, and production of digital content also a plus. Social media proficiency is essential. Equal Opportunity Employer -Female/Minority/Veteran/Disability/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity.

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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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