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ABC Content Intern, Summer/Fall 2024

Apply Now Apply Later Job ID 10078363 Location Glendale, California, United States Business Disney Entertainment Television Date posted Feb. 09, 2024

Job Summary:

About the Role & Program

ABC Owned Television Stations is dedicated to celebrating cities, communities, and cultures across America. We create content for ABC’s Owned Television Stations and Hulu streaming platforms, in addition to content for social platforms and branded videos for our Disney partners. Through powerful stories and exclusive data analysis, our content aims to amplify the voices of historically underrepresented, underestimated, and marginalized communities by examining social issues, exploring historical context, and providing insightful information while celebrating heritage, triumphs, and our common humanity. 

What You Will Do

Our team is looking for university-level talent interested in growing and applying their existing knowledge of the digital and social media landscape! You will also be involved in all parts of our content production process – from brainstorming ideas for a diverse portfolio of content to optimizing videos for distribution across multiple digital and broadcast end points, with a particular emphasis on YouTube.

Do you aspire to find unique stories and content opportunities that can speak to different communities across America? Do you love visual storytelling and thinking creatively? This internship with our team could be a great opportunity for you!

As the ABC Content Intern, you may:

  • Produce, edit and distribute platform specific videos across our various ABC outlets

  • Optimize content on social media platforms—especially YouTube and TikTok

  • Assist in content research and updating our content management database

  • Generate exciting and informative concepts with the production team

  • Collaborate with and support supervising producers throughout all projects and processes

Required Qualifications & Skills

  • Experience in and knowledge of using social media platforms to post and create content

  • Experience with using the Adobe Creative Suite, including Photoshop and Premiere

  • Experience working in collaborative environments and managing multiple projects

Preferred Qualifications  

  • Previous experience (academic or internship) in journalism (print and/or broadcast); television, news and new media production; and/or television news script writing


  • Must be enrolled in an accredited college/university taking at least one class in the semester/quarter (spring/fall) prior to participation in the internship program OR must have graduated from a college/university within 6 months at time of application posting OR currently participating in a Disney College Program or Disney Professional Internship

  • Undergraduate students in their Junior or Senior year or recently graduated within the past 6 months preferred

Eligibility Requirements & Internship Information

Candidates for this opportunity MUST meet all of the below requirements:

  • Be enrolled in an accredited college/university taking at least one class in the semester/quarter (spring/fall) prior to participation in the internship program OR must have graduated from a college/university within 6 months at time of application posting OR currently participating in a Disney College Program or Disney Professional Internship

  • Be at least 18 years of age

  • Have not completed one year of continual employment on a Disney internship or program.

  • Possess unrestricted work authorization

Additional Information

  • Must be able to have a consistent, reliable work schedule throughout the internship

  • Program length-- The approximate dates of this internship are June 2024 through early January 2025

  • Work details-- Must be fully available to work 40 hours per week during a Monday through Friday schedule, but may include occasional weekends or nights pending events that may come up

  • Housing-- Must provide own housing for the duration of the internship program​ in the Los Angeles, California area

  • Transportation-- Must have reliable transportation to/from work​

The pay rate for this internship in California is $21.70 per hour. Select benefits may be provided as part of the compensation package, such as medical, financial, and/or other benefits. To learn more about our benefits visit:

About Disney Entertainment Television:

Disney Entertainment Television is a collection of renowned content brands at The Walt Disney Company creating original entertainment and news programming for the company’s streaming platforms Disney+, Hulu and Star, and its broadcast and cable networks. Its extensive portfolio is comprised of ABC Entertainment, ABC News, ABC Owned Television Stations, Disney Branded Television, Freeform, FX, Hulu Originals, National Geographic Content and Onyx Collective, in addition to Disney Television Studios, which include 20th Television, 20th Television Animation, ABC Signature and Walt Disney Television Alternative. Responsible for over 4,500 hours of programming a year across more than 300 programs of all genres, Disney Entertainment Television’s creative brands are at the forefront of groundbreaking storytelling, captivating audiences and generating critical acclaim. In 2023, Disney Entertainment Television’s programming excellence earned 163 Emmy® nominations across daytime, primetime, news & documentary, and children’s & family categories.

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: Disney Entertainment, ESPN, Disney Parks, and Experiences and Products. 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 ABC, Inc., which is part of a business we call Disney Entertainment Television.

ABC, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status or any other basis prohibited by federal, state or local law. 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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