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ABC Localish Intern - Digital & E-Commerce Intern, Summer/Fall 2024

Apply Now Apply Later Job ID 10078365 Location New York, New York, United States Business ABC Owned TV Stations Date posted Feb. 09, 2024

Job Summary:

About the Role & Program

ABC Localish is a media brand dedicated to celebrating cities and cultures across America. We create feel-good shows for ABC and Hulu streaming platforms, branded video content for our Disney partners including ESPN, National Geographic, and Disney Channel, as well as stories for our ABC TV stations.

The Localish Network reaches over 17 million TV subscribers and a network of over 30 million followers on social.

What You Will Do

The ABC Localish Digital & eCommerce Intern calls for a university-level talent who is interested in growing and applying their existing knowledge of content production to support our creative and e-commerce initiatives. The individual will be involved in all parts of our content production process uplifting our local communities with an emphasis on our eCommerce content verticals. This candidate’s day-to-day will include brainstorming ideas, writing ecommerce service journalism articles, shooting/editing live content and digital stories for distribution across multiple digital and broadcast endpoints.

This person should aspire to find unique stories and content opportunities that can resonate with our audiences and should have strong written communication skills that speak to different communities across America.

Required Qualifications & Skills

  • Ability to independently produce, shoot and edit short form stories, plus if in the commerce space

  • Strong AP writing skills with some knowledge of e-commerce service journalism trends that can drive sales across platforms

  • Understanding of social platforms including distribution and analysis

  • Assist in original storytelling research for content ideation

  • Some experience with content management systems and HTML

Eligibility Requirements & Program Information

Candidates for this opportunity MUST meet all 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 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

  • Able to have a consistent, reliable work schedule throughout the internship

  • The approximate dates of this internship are June 2024 through January 2025

  • Must be fully available from Monday through Friday, for the duration of the internship, 40 hours each week

  • Able to provide own housing for the duration internship program in the New York, New York area

  • Able to provide reliable transportation to/from work in the New York area

Print This Role Description: Strong candidates may be invited to complete a phone interview. We strongly encourage applicants to print a copy of this role description, so they can refer to it in the event they are selected for a phone interview. Note that this role description will not be accessible once the posting is closed.

The pay rate for this internship in New York 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 ABC Owned TV Stations:

The Disney Entertainment Television 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 ABC, Inc., which is part of a business we call ABC Owned TV Stations.

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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