KGO-TV/ABC7 News, the ABC Owned Television Station in San Francisco,
is seeking a full-time news writer to join our team.
San Francisco Bay Area
- The employee will write and edit stories for the linear TV platform, and adapt those stories and videos for KGO’s digital/streaming platforms.
- News writers must be skilled in non-linear editing.
- Candidates need to have experience as a newscast producer in a control room, as they will be first in line to fill-in as vacation relief for colleagues.
- Expect to contribute story ideas daily and participate actively in coverage decisions and editorial meetings.
- We want a self-starter and team player who can collaborate effectively with a wide range of personnel to create compelling content on all platforms.
- Candidates must be active users of social media for news gathering and understand how to leverage those platforms for stories.
- Candidate must be organized and work well under pressure with constant deadlines. Must be able to work a variety of shifts, including overnights or weekends.
Must have excellent writing skills, possess solid news judgment, display strong communication skills, creativity and ethical decision-making skills. Must have medium to major market producer experience. Four-year college degree and knowledge of the Bay Area are preferred.
NO PHONE CALLS ACCEPTED
Minimum 3 years of experience.
Four-year college degree and knowledge of the Bay Area are preferred.
Day, Evening, Overnight