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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WEEKEND EVENING EXECUTIVE PRODUCER | Click here to apply

ABC7 Los Angeles is seeking a proven newsroom leader to oversee all aspects of weekend evening news and sports coverage on all platforms. The EP is an innovative, creative, dedicated, ethical and empathetic leader who is able to guide, coach and mentor our team. The ideal candidate will have exceptional editorial judgment and prior experience as an EP in a major market. From breaking news, to wild weather, to the stories that make L.A. unique - this is an amazing opportunity to join Southern California's news leader.

We are seeking a dynamic and motivated journalist who will play an integral role in covering and delivering the biggest stories of the day, but also focus on how those stories impact our local communities. The EP will be a proven leader with excellent communication and collaboration skills, who is dedicated to taking us to the next level on all platforms in one of the most competitive markets in the country.

Knowledge of Southern California a plus.

Responsibilities:
- Oversee all weekend afternoon/evening newscasts and sports programs
- Lead the way on live breaking news and event coverage, willing and able to jump into the producer chair if needed
- Must have eye for impact, relevance and moments that connect with viewers
- Supervise linear and digital producers, writers and reporters, proofing scripts and providing needed feedback
- Encourage producers and writers to use creative production techniques to enhance content across platforms
- Work with assignment desk to proactively plan out weekend coverage
- Manage staffing needs and schedules, and foster a positive and collaborative workplace attitude
- Fill in for other EP shifts as needed

Basic Qualifications:
- Minimum of 7 years of experience in local television news production
- Demonstrated ability to work under deadline pressure and work in a fast-paced environment
- Excellent verbal and written communication skills
- Must be flexible with working hours and adaptable to change

Preferred Qualifications:
- Knowledge of Dalet
- Management experience in top 20 market

Required Education:
- Bachelor's degree

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

WEEKEND MORNING ANCHOR / REPORTER | Click here to apply
ABC7 Los Angeles is seeking a dynamic and motivated anchor/reporter to join our weekend morning team. We are looking for someone dedicated to taking us to the next level on all platforms in one of the most competitive markets in the country.

You are a leader in the newsroom who is an example for the team. You will play an integral role in covering and delivering the biggest stories of the day, and also focus on how those stories impact our local communities. You contribute to every newscast you are a part of, from working with producers ahead of time to writing or researching stories. You are a constant collaborator. You are an inclusive storyteller who demonstrates a strong and full understanding of the powerful voice and responsibility journalists have with the communities they serve. You uphold the integrity of the station at all times, and also understand the unique demands of the weekend morning audience.

This position will anchor Saturday/Sunday mornings, and report three mornings a week. This role is considered on-site, which means the employee will work from a Company designated location on an ongoing basis.

Responsibilities:
- Perform on-air anchor responsibilities for Eyewitness News Weekend Mornings and other programs on multiple platforms.
- Exceptional reporting, writing and interviewing skills
- Active use of social media for promotion and news gathering

- Willingness to lead and mentor
- Collaborate with producers and managers before, during and after shows, always looking for ways to improve, evolve and innovate storytelling from the studio or field
- Create unique and shareable stories for television, digital, social and streaming
- Expertly handle live breaking news on the anchor desk and in the field
- Participate in community and station public events
- Fill in for other anchors/reporters

Basic Qualifications:
- Multiple market experience
- Know how to present active and engaging live shots
- Must work well under deadline pressure
- Must have schedule flexibility and ability to work holidays

Preferred Qualifications:
- 5 years experience on air (preferably anchoring in a top 20 market)
- Ability to shoot, edit and publish
- Experience with Adobe Premiere and/or Dalet One-Cut
- Bilingual

Required Education:
- Bachelor's degree

Additional Info:
- Please include link to your recent reel when submitting your application online.

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

FREELANCE GENERAL ASSIGNMENT REPORTER | Click here to apply
ABC7 Los Angeles is seeking a flexible multi-skilled freelance general assignment reporter who will play an integral role in covering the biggest stories of the day and how those stories impact our local communities.

Responsibilities:
-Create unique and shareable stories for television, digital, social and streaming.
-Collaborate on content and handle live breaking news in the field.

Basic Qualifications:
-Multiple market experience.
-Must be a strong journalist, storyteller, and content creator for all platforms.
-Know how to present active and engaging live shots.
-Must be collaborative on content and new ideas and comfortable handling live breaking news in the field.
-Ability to work a flexible schedule that can include early morning, late night, and weekend shifts.
-Must work well under deadline pressure.

Preferred Qualifications:
-Experience with Adobe Premiere.
-Previous local news anchoring or fill-in anchoring experience.
-Previous local news weather forecasting and anchoring experience a plus.
-Bilingual preferred.

Required Education:
-Bachelor's degree


-Please include the link to your recent reel when submitting your application online.

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

NEWSWRITER / NEWSCAST PRODUCER | Click here to apply
ABC7 Los Angeles is looking to hire a staff Newswriter/Newscast Producer to join Southern California's news leader. Do you have the ability to write stories and produce newscasts with emotional and visual impact in a collaborative and innovative newsroom? Candidates must be great writers and storytellers who also understand the role that digital, streaming and social media play in reaching viewers and creating high-impact content. ABC7 is focused on owning big story coverage and serving a diverse audience in the second largest market in the country, and we are looking for people to help us make that happen every day.

Responsibilities:
-Write and produce for newscasts as assigned
-Edit video and booth newscasts
-Work with reporters, editors, directors, and others to shape stories and newscasts

Basic Qualifications:
-Min of 2 years' experience
-Must be a self-starter, have great news judgement, thrive on breaking news and deadline pressure.
-Efficient and excellent writer.
-Organized, collaborative and good at managing people and resources.
-Must have an eye for impact, relevance and moments that connect with viewers.
-Effectively use social media to gather and distribute news.
-Must be willing to work overnight.

Preferred Qualifications:
-Knowledge of Dalet, non-linear editing, and Ross XPression

Required Education
-Bachelor's degree
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 DALET Newsroom systems is a must. Knowledge of peripheral devices such as XPression Graphics systems and Stratus Servers 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 NEWS PHOTOGRAPHERS | Click here to apply
ABC7 Los Angeles is seeking experienced news photographers for freelance employment. We are looking for a team player who works well under pressure and is comfortable handling breaking news in the field with or without a reporter, and can reliably deliver content in a timely manner for all platforms. Successful candidates should have at least four years of experience in daily newsgathering, live microwave truck operation, knowledge of broadband streaming devices such as Dejero, satellite operation, lighting, and field editing. Expected to be responsible for the proper care and use of all assigned equipment. Additional duties as necessary. Schedule flexibility and willingness to work weekends, early mornings, late nights and holidays a must. Knowledge of Southern California a plus. Adobe Premiere experience preferred. 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 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 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 required. Knowledge of Dalet, line producing, non-linear editing, Ross Expression, and touch-screen technology 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.

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NEWS ASSISTANTS: | Click here to apply
ABC7 Los Angeles is seeking News Assistants for part-time employment. The duties of this entry level position include but are not limited to logging video for stories and music usage, searching files, answering phones, running teleprompter and any other support for the newsroom. Shifts are varied and work will include evenings, early mornings, weekends and holidays. Prior newsroom internship experience preferred. College degree or current college attendance required. Equal Opportunity Employer - Female/Minority/Veteran/Disability/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity.

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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