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20/20 Production Intern, Fall 2023

Apply NowApply Later Job ID 10050161 Location New York, New York, United States Business ABC News Date posted May 17, 2023

Job Summary:

Be a part of an innovative team and culture…

20/20 is the prime time news magazine program.  20/20 brings you hard-hitting investigative reports, newsmaker interviews and compelling feature stories. In 2019, the broadcast began a new direction of two-hour documentary programming featuring new interviews with key players in some of the biggest newsmaker stories in recent American history.

Internships with 20/20 offer you the chance to excel into new areas based on interest.

A Day in the Life…

20/20 interns perform a variety of duties.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Assisting staff with all aspects of production

  • Booking, assisting with breaking news crashes, logging & transcribing

  • Shoot prep, shoot assistance & edit support

  • Ordering tapes, scanning photos & running errands

  • Story development & research

  • Learn & utilize internal ABC technical media search and management systems

  • Daily office work including mail, digital media distribution & additional support functions (when in the office)

What we are looking for…

(Basic Qualifications)

  • Familiarity with past 20/20 content

  • Demonstrated interest (academic and/or previous internship) in long form journalism

  • Ability to think creatively, collaborate yet also operate independently and be a self-starter

  • Strong proficiency in Microsoft Office

(Preferred Qualifications)

  • Undergraduate students in their senior year or recent graduates

  • Proven leadership roles in school or extra-curricular activities

  • Previous internship experience with a television news outlet

  • Basic proficiency (academic or previous internship) with non-linear editing software (Avid specifically)

Required Education:

  • Currently 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 at time of application, or be currently participating in the Disney College Program, Disney Culinary Program or Disney Professional Internship Program 

Preferred Education:

  • Undergraduate students in their senior year or recent graduates

The pay rate for this internship in New York, NY is $21.20 per hour

Additional Details:

  • This internship is an in-person internship. 

  • Must be able to work in the New York City office and provide your own housing and transportation for the duration of the internship

  • Must be available from August through early January 2024

  • Candidate must be available to work 40 hours/week.  Interns will work in the office up to 3 days a week and remotely the rest of the days.

  • The internship requires a working, reliable internet connection, as well as a quiet and dedicated work space, but must be willing to commute to the television studio building (as necessary)

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

About ABC News:

The Disney General Entertainment Content group creates original entertainment and news content for the Company’s streaming platforms and its cable and broadcast networks.

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 American Broadcasting Companies, Inc., which is part of a business we call ABC News.

American Broadcasting Companies, 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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