• Disney
  • $85,776.67 -127,870.00/year*
  • New York, NY
  • Advertising/Marketing/Public Relations
  • Full-Time
  • 21 Warren St

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Job Description

This position is responsible for creating and implementing day-to-day publicity to generate awareness about ABC's \"This Week with George Stephanopoulos.\" This role supports \"This Week\" Publicity Director as well as the ABC News Media Relations department Friday-Sunday. You must be a strong writer who can identify and/or create publicity opportunities for content, talent and show initiatives and represent the networks viewpoint. You must have a strong interest and instinct for politics and news.

Job Type

Contract/Residual

Segment

Media Networks

Category

Communications

Basic Qualifications

Work Experience

Required

* A minimum of 1-2 years related work experience required in a similar role

Skills & Abilities

Required

* The candidate should possess excellent writing and communication skills
* Must have a string interest and instinct for politics and news
* This candidate will also work closely with different departments including Social and Digital so teamwork is critical
* Candidate should have exceptional organizational skills
* Ability to work a flexible schedule

Business

Disney ABC Television Group

Required Education

* Bachelor's Degree required or equivalent work experience

Preferred Qualifications

* Knowledge of television publicity and reporters who cover politics and the television business is a plus

Postal Code

10023

Responsibilities

* Weekly writing of newsworthy press releases, media alerts and press items to the press is essential.
* Coordinate press coverage for \"This Week\" including compiling weekly coverage reports and competitive analysis
* Service interview transcripts and breaking news to press in a timely manner
* Write and update anchor biographies, listings releases and media advisories
* Collaborate with Social and Digital teams on show promotion and breaking news
* Assist Publicity Director in coordinating interviews for talent with press
* Attend production meetings and publicity staff meetings
* Establish and build relationships with press
* Update and edit media lists
* Assist with special projects for the news division

Job Description

This position is responsible for creating and implementing day-to-day publicity to generate awareness about ABC's \"This Week with George Stephanopoulos.\" This role supports \"This Week\" Publicity Director as well as the ABC News Media Relations department Friday-Sunday. You must be a strong writer who can identify and/or create publicity opportunities for content, talent and show initiatives and represent the networks viewpoint. You must have a strong interest and instinct for politics and news.

Basic Qualifications

Work Experience

Required

* A minimum of 1-2 years related work experience required in a similar role

Skills & Abilities

Required

* The candidate should possess excellent writing and communication skills
* Must have a string interest and instinct for politics and news
* This candidate will also work closely with different departments including Social and Digital so teamwork is critical
* Candidate should have exceptional organizational skills
* Ability to work a flexible schedule

Required Education

* Bachelor's Degree required or equivalent work experience

Preferred Qualifications

* Knowledge of television publicity and reporters who cover politics and the television business is a plus

Responsibilities

* Weekly writing of newsworthy press releases, media alerts and press items to the press is essential.
* Coordinate press coverage for \"This Week\" including compiling weekly coverage reports and competitive analysis
* Service interview transcripts and breaking news to press in a timely manner
* Write and update anchor biographies, listings releases and media advisories
* Collaborate with Social and Digital teams on show promotion and breaking news
* Assist Publicity Director in coordinating interviews for talent with press
* Attend production meetings and publicity staff meetings
* Establish and build relationships with press
* Update and edit media lists
* Assist with special projects for the news division



* The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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