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ABC News Live Internship – Summer 2020

Apply Now Apply Later Job ID 748149BR Location New York, New York, United States Business Walt Disney Television Date posted Feb. 14, 2020

Job Summary:

ABC News Live is a free 24/7 streaming video news channel where viewers can watch live coverage as news breaks, along with news context and analysis as well as powerful stories you won’t see anywhere else.

A 24/7 on-demand news and information destination, ABC News Live provides live breaking news and original reporting on topics relevant to our audiences, from politics, business, health to personal finance, entertainment, lifestyle and travel.


A day in the life…

ABC News Live interns perform a variety of duties. You will be assisting producers and staff with all aspects of production.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
  • Booking, assisting with news breaking crashes, logging & transcribing
  • Ordering photos, helping with graphics & assisting on shoots
  • Researching stories & additional support functions
  • Light video editing
  • Pitching stories

Basic Qualifications:

What you bring to the role…
  • Demonstrated ability to grasp concepts quickly, work collaboratively on a team and be efficient & reliable
  • Initiative, curiosity and a solid work ethic
  • Demonstrated interest in broadcast journalism
  • Experience with basic video editing
  • You must have strong proficiency in Microsoft Office

Preferred Qualifications:

•Cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher
•Students who have worked with their college’s journalism program
•Proficient in Avid

Additional Information:

Internship Eligibility
  • Must possess unrestricted work authorization
  • Must be at least 18 years old
  • At time of application, 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
  • 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 able to have a consistent, reliable work schedule throughout the session
  • Must not have completed one year of continual employment on a Disney internship or program
Program Dates
  • Must be available from May/June to August/September
  • Must be willing to work 40 hours/week

About Walt Disney Television:

Walt Disney Television (WDT) redefines the future of media and entertainment. Delivering compelling creative, great storytelling, ground-breaking technology, high-impact marketing and innovative distribution, WDT offers multiple opportunities to build a career that supports entertaining and informing the world. A key unit of The Walt Disney Company, one of the world's most admired vertically integrated media enterprises, WDT includes global live action and animation entertainment, news, owned television stations, and radio. If you've got a passion to join our team of talented professionals we want to hear your story.

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 American Broadcasting Companies, Inc., which is part of a business segment we call Walt Disney Television.

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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