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Production Assistant

Apply NowApply Later Job ID 10010757 Location Austin, Texas, United States Business ESPN Date posted Aug. 05, 2022 Flex Type Hybrid

- This role is considered hybrid, which means the employee will work a portion of their time on-site from a Company designated location and the remainder of their time remotely.

Job Summary:

Position Summary:

ESPN Next is the company’s recruitment and development program focused on building a Production Assistant workforce empowered to contribute creativity, diversity and insight to our content, our culture and our business. The Production Assistant will be assigned a month of training and then transition into two specific production areas in six-month intervals for a 13 month program. Throughout the entirety of the program, the Production Assistant will help produce creative content for various ESPN platforms while also participating in a cohort curriculum that includes workshops, group project, networking, and volunteering.


Support content creation for various properties both domestic and international; including SportsCenter and other studio shows, live events for professional and college sports, and features. 

Daily responsibilities will vary based on rotation; ranging from running teleprompter, screening and logging games/events, producing highlights, researching video content for various shows, and live event support. 

Provide timely, accurate and complete delivery of multimedia content and publish to various platforms. 

Edit video elements and research video content for various studio shows/networks. 

Coordinate graphics for assigned studio telecasts or remote events 

Log and archive video and associated data for future use 

Produce elements such as teases, opens, and montages for various shows and live events. 

Support live events by gathering video and sponsorship elements for broadcasts. 

Participation in extensive development curriculum based on workshops/seminars 

Participation in group project that will expose employees to ESPN Business Segments and Leaders 


Strong overall knowledge of multiple sports; including teams, players, and rules. 

Ability to identify and cultivate compelling storylines for various platforms  

Must possess strong communication and organization skills 

Ability to react quickly and positively under tight deadlines in a fast-paced environment 

Ability to work nights, early mornings, weekends, and holidays 

Preferred Qualifications:

A minimum of one year experience in sports media, preferably in television production, or involvement with collegiate TV station 

Awareness of social media trends and relevant platforms 

Self-starting attitude and team-oriented work ethic 

Familiarity with server-based media and/or non-linear editing equipment 

Leadership experience in a professional role, organization or activity 

Knowledge of international sports a plus  

Fluency in Spanish, with the ability to speak and write in both English and Spanish 

Required Education:

High School Diploma or equivalent 

Preferred Education:

Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent work experience 

About ESPN:

Working at ESPN is unlike anything else. That’s because we’re always finding new ways to interact with fans – however and wherever they connect with sports. Every day we’re doing things that no one has done, all in a dynamic culture where we defy odds and continuously outdo ourselves. When you have the latest technology, game-changing ideas and world-class talent on your team, every day is extraordinary.

About The Walt Disney Company:

The Walt Disney Company, together with its subsidiaries and affiliates, is a leading diversified international family entertainment and media enterprise with the following business segments: media networks, parks and resorts, studio entertainment, consumer products and interactive media. From humble beginnings as a cartoon studio in the 1920s to its preeminent name in the entertainment industry today, Disney proudly continues its legacy of creating world-class stories and experiences for every member of the family. Disney’s stories, characters and experiences reach consumers and guests from every corner of the globe. With operations in more than 40 countries, our employees and cast members work together to create entertainment experiences that are both universally and locally cherished.

This position is with ESPN Productions, Inc, which is part of a business we call ESPN.

ESPN Productions, Inc is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status. Disney fosters a business culture where ideas and decisions from all people help us grow, innovate, create the best stories and be relevant in a rapidly changing world.

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