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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SPORTS ANCHOR/REPORTER Click here to apply
ABC7 Los Angeles, the ABC Owned local TV and digital content provider in Los Angeles, seeks a creative and energetic multi-skilled Sports Anchor/Reporter. Qualified candidates must be great writers; have strong live presentation skills; love sports and being part of the action. Ability to shoot, edit and publish across platforms is essential. Must be able to demonstrate strong social media fluency. Successful candidate is expected to shoot their own material at least some of the time. Previous anchoring or fill-in anchoring experience is required. If you work well under deadline pressure, are a strong sports journalist and story-teller, and are comfortable handling live reports from the anchor desk and in the field please apply and include a link to your reel. Equal Opportunity Employer - Female/Minority/Veteran/Disability/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity.

EXECUTIVE PRODUCER, INNOVATIVE DAILY CONTENT Click here to apply
ABC7 Los Angeles is looking for an Executive Producer for Innovative Daily Content and Storytelling. This EP will supervise creation and showcasing of high impact content across newscasts, digital properties and social platforms. The EP will utilize real-time analytics to direct content selection and storytelling. Responsibilities: Lead the morning editorial meeting with an emphasis on real-time analytics; use PowerPoint to visually reinforce successes on TV, digital and social; Oversee editorial process and content creation to ensure all content is on brand, relevant and impactful; Design and implement strategies to "Own the Local" by growing engaged multi-platform audiences; Supervise producers and show production to innovate new storytelling styles and showcase high impact content; Copy edit linear newscasts to ensure clarity, creativity and accuracy; Manage work schedules for producers and writers. Basic Qualifications: Minimum of 5 years news management experience in a competitive local news market or network/cable news operation preferred; Demonstrated ability to work under deadline pressures in a rapid, fast-paced environment; Excellent verbal/written communication skills and the demonstrated ability to successfully execute creative vision. Requires Bachelor's degree in journalism, communication or related field, or equivalent experience. 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.

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 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.

GRAPHIC ARTIST/BROADCAST DESIGNER | Click here to apply
ABC7 Los Angeles is looking for a Graphic Artist/Broadcast Designer to work on all aspects of content production, from news to promotion to special programming and beyond. If your creative juices pack a punch when working under tight deadlines, keep reading! Candidates must be resourceful, team players who understand the needs of a hectic newsroom, have an avid interest in news and current events, and be excellent at multi-tasking with the ability to conceptualize and design for broadcast, print, web and mobile apps - with an emphasis on animation and visual storytelling. Advanced level in Ross XPression Designer and XPression Maps, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe After Effects; experience in Adobe Premiere, Cinema 4D and Adobe Illustrator. 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.

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 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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