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ABC7 Los Angeles
500 Circle Seven Drive
Glendale, CA 91201
ABC7 Job Line: (818) 863-7JOB (818-863-7562) | Equal Opportunity Employer, M/F/V/D
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WEATHER PRODUCER: | Click here to apply
ABC7 Los Angeles seeks a full-time weather producer/fill-in weathercaster. Primary responsibilities include producing weather graphics, weather data research, updating weather content on the web and social networks, along with other related tasks working alongside our weathercasters. Will also serve as occasional fill-in weathercaster on newscasts and other media platforms. Must have the ability to manage multiple tasks and work under deadline pressure. Previous experience as an on-air weathercaster, a degree in Meteorology, and experience with Weather Central and Baron Radar weather systems preferred. Knowledge of other graphic production software, writing, editing, newsgathering and reporting experience a plus.
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.
MEDIA CENTER OPERATOR: | Click here to apply
ABC7 Los Angeles is seeking a part-time Media Center Operator. The successful candidate will have a thorough understanding of video files and formats, aspect ratios and codecs. Knowledge of, and experience in, file folder structures, Microsoft Office, FileZilla, FlipFactory, and Florical automation systems, video and file-based dubs is a plus. Responsibilities include ingesting commercials, segmenting local and syndicated programs, audio and video QC, video file transfers, conversions and duplication. This hands-on position requires the ability to work independently as well as with others. Must be able to effectively handle multiple projects, be very detail oriented, set priorities to meet deadlines and adapt to a fast paced, ever-changing environment. Night, weekend and holiday work required.
FREELANCE MASTER CONTROL ENGINEER: | Click here to apply
ABC7 Los Angeles seeks a highly-experienced freelance Master Control Engineer. Duties include critical monitoring of all station programming, operation of master control automation systems and transmitter controls, and accurate logging of both content and technical parameters. A variety of other media management, communication and technical functions are also required. Ability to identify and manage technical and content issues quickly and independently and work various shifts including nights and weekends required.
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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How to apply for an internship: 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:
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:
Diversity Programs and Community Relations
500 Circle Seven Drive
Glendale, CA., 91201