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Imagine working side-by-side with industry leaders in your field of study. Imagine building upon the skills you've learned in the classroom within a family of legendary brands passionate about creating world-class experiences on a global scale. Now, imagine yourself in a paid Disney Professional Internship.

Los Angeles Bureau Internship, ABC News (CA) –Summer 2018

Apply Now Apply Later Job ID 522175BR Location Glendale, California, United States Business Media Networks Brand Disney ABC Television Group Date posted 01/30/2018
At Disney/ABC Television Group, you’ll help us tell stories that touch millions of people around the globe and new ways for us to connect with the world. Now is your opportunity to unleash your skills….

As an intern, you will work in the Los Angeles bureau of the ABC Affiliate News Services, and gain hands-on experience working in a digital newsroom and taking part in the newsgathering efforts for network news.


A day in the life…
•Assist producers with all aspects of newsgathering and production, including on-air segments
•Heavy phone and email contact with affiliate and clients producers, processing file video requests and excerpts of press conferences
•Cutting video using Avid Newscutter and desktop editing systems
•Logging and encoding file video using a cloud-based distribution system
•Possible opportunity to cover local events when news warrants, and contribute to news writing for the web

Basic Qualifications

What you bring to the role…
•At least one professional news internship
•Strong proficiency in Microsoft Office
•Strong proficiency in non-linear video editing software (Adobe Premiere, AVID or Final Cut Pro)

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

As well as…
•All candidates must be eligible to work in the US
•All candidates must be at least 18 years old
•All candidates must currently be enrolled in an accredited college or university and taking at least one class – OR – be a recent graduate of an accredited college or university within the last six (6) months - OR - be currently participating in the Disney College Program, Disney Culinary Program or Disney Professional Internship Program in order to qualify for this internship
•All candidates must be available from May/June to August/September
•All candidates must be willing to work 40 hours/week
•All candidates must provide their own housing and transportation for the duration of the internship
•All candidates must be able to have a consistent, reliable work schedule throughout the session

Preferred Qualifications

•Preferred Junior or Senior-level standing, or a recent graduate within 6 months of graduation date
•Degree in broadcast journalism, communications, or production preferred
•Previous internship in a professional newsroom/local news affiliate
•Experience in DV Cam operations
•Interest in politics

Company Overview

The Walt Disney Company is the global leader in high-quality entertainment and innovative technology. Begin a career that delivers unparalleled creative content and experiences to audiences around the world.

Additional Information

This position is with: American Broadcast Companies, Inc
Compensation: Intern positions are paid employment opportunities
Equal Opportunity Employer - Female/Minority/Veteran/Disability
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