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Digital Internship ABC7NY (WABC-TV) Summer 2020

Apply Now Apply Later Job ID 736564BR Location New York, New York, United States Business Walt Disney Television Date posted Jan. 03, 2020

Job Summary:

WABC-TV, the flagship Disney/ABC – owned television station in New York, is the most-watched television station in the New York Television market and the United States. WABC also leads the market in station websites and has the highest social media engagement. and our related social platforms provide 24 hour news and information to the Tri-State audience and beyond. Interns will be active participants in the newsroom, learning and gaining valuable experience to help them build a solid foundation for their future career paths.


A day in the life…
This internship might be for you if you love to create, love to learn and love to collaborate. You will be part of a digital team assisting in producing stories, creating original videos and engaging our audience on social networks. You must be motivated, willing to take on new challenges and make the most of your time with us to truly make a difference.

Basic Qualifications:

What you bring to the role…
  • You enjoy telling stories in creative ways
  • You have a passion for digital media and television
  • You love YouTube and creating Stories
  • You think on your feet, like learning new things and learn quickly
  • You can explain just about anything to anyone in writing, in person or on the phone.
  • You love taking on problems and finding creative solutions
  • You can multi-task in a fast-paced environment, but also know how to stay focused on what matters most
  • You have experience with non-linear video editing software (Adobe Premiere, AVID and/or Final Cut Pro)
  • You have experience with Adobe Photoshop or similar program
  • You have experience with photography and/or videography (DLSR or similar cameras)
  • You have super powers or at least a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher
  • You have previous experience (academic or internship) in journalism (print, digital, and/or broadcast) and/or in television, news and new media production

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Junior or Senior-level standing

Additional Information:

Program eligibility..
•All students must possess unrestricted work authorization
•All students must be at least 18 years old
•At the time of application, must currently be enrolled in an accredited college or university taking at least one class in the semester/quarter (spring) prior to participating in the program – 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 through August
•All candidates must be willing to work 16 hours/week
•All students must provide their own housing and transportation for the duration of the internship
•All students must provide a consistent, reliable work schedule during

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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