ABC Seeks Publicity Director With a Nose for News

If you have your finger on the pulse of current events, here’s the perfect gig for you. ABC is looking for a new publicity director to oversee and manage all communications and media relations strategy for Nightline and This Week with Christiane Amanpour, in addition to the programs’ anchors and correspondents.

In this role, you’ll be the go-to person for executing short- and long-term campaigns targeted to the media press, national political press and other relevant audiences. You’ll work closely with anchors, correspondents, producers and ABC News management teams in Washington and New York, writing press releases and announcements. Of course, you’ll also pitch exclusive interviews and content to news media, while managing press requests and speaking engagements.

To be considered, you should have at least five years of experience in PR, advertising or communications. Those with news, talent relations and/or social media experience will score major bonus points. If you’re an expert in time management and thrive under pressure, apply here.

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