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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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.

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.

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 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.

Manager - Digital Content Strategy | Click here to apply
ABC7 Los Angeles is seeking a Manager of Digital Content Strategy who will work in collaboration with all content, news and marketing teams to help lead our best-in-class journalists and storytellers, providing strategic guidance and actionable insights to serve all our digital audiences. This position is expected to lead our efforts at digital strategy around content creation, distribution and engagement across all dayparts. The ability to lead and work collaboratively with talent, reporters, producers, marketers, photographers and managers on short and long-range projects is critical. Candidate should have full understanding of the multiplatform audience. You will be our leader in creating an incubator for data-driven experimentation and priorities for making distinctive original content that drives engagement in all station platforms. Role will be responsible for establishing and maintaining a process and workflow that fosters an environment of learning from data as we continue to develop innovative video content for all platforms. This will include creating experiments, analyzing results, and advising content creation/marketing across a variety of customer-facing channels and touchpoints. Identify community and influencer trends with an eye toward creating content that will both engage individually and work at scale. You know what content to create and how to interpret the data to do more of what is resonating with the audience and less of what's not. Must have excellent leadership and communication skills that foster collaboration and innovation as well as the ability to recognize, create and communicate priorities and strategies as well as market opportunities and challenges to drive growth and performance improvement. Strong written, verbal and presentation skills required. Minimum five years experience analyzing data in a content driven environment to make strategic decisions around audience engagement preferred. Experience working and multitasking in a high-pressure news environment is a plus. BA or BS from a four year accredited college or university or equivalent experience required. 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.

Orange County 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 to be based in our Orange County bureau. 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 half 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 online and include a link to your recent reel. Equal Opportunity Employer - Female/Minority/Veteran/Disability/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity.




Sales Assistant| Click here to apply
ABC7 Los Angeles is seeking an individual with strong administrative and organizational skills to assist the Local Sales Team. Ideal candidate should have previous station or rep firm assistant experience, as well as excellent written and verbal communication skills. Proficiency with Excel, Microsoft Word, and PowerPoint also required. In addition, individual should have some experience working in the digital space. This position will also work with local Account Executives on their digital campaigns from inception to completion, including assisting with proposal creation, asset collection, campaign management, and post campaign delivery. Experience with Wide Orbit and Google Ad Manager a plus. Equal Opportunity Employer - Female/Minority/Veteran/Disability/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity.


Senior News Media Manager| Click here to apply
ABC7 Los Angeles is seeking a Senior News Media Manager who will supervise media managers and editors in the editing, recording, and playback of video as well as storage and archiving. The Senior News Manager also schedules the Media Manager and Editor work groups. Sound editorial judgment and an understanding of a server based digital workflow for multi-platform news in a deadline intensive environment is a must. Minimum 3 years experience required in a local television station news department. Familiarity with Adobe Premiere, Dalet One Cut, Edius and previous experience as a media manager, editor and/or newscast producer a plus. The Senior News Media Manager is expected to stay current with technology and developments in digital workflow and recommend changes for better efficiency. Successful candidate will be collaborative and have the ability to manage across various disciplines in the newsroom. 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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