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Here and Now Production Internship (WABC-TV) Spring 2020

Apply Now Apply Later Job ID 703143BR Location New York, New York, United States Business Walt Disney Television Date posted Sep. 09, 2019

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.
Here & Now is a weekly one hour program airing on Channel 7, dedicated to covering the issues and interests of the African-American community in the New York tristate area. Hosted by Sandra Bookman, this program focuses on the latest news stories that are impacting the African-American community. The show offers a new platform for leaders and experts to voice their opinions, concerns and plans. Here & Now takes an in-depth look at both national and local stories of interest. This show also celebrates the lifestyles of African-Americans living in New York, New Jersey and Connecticut! Here & Now offers features on celebrities, performing arts, restaurants and the latest fashion trends.


  • Assist Executive Producer
  • Research story ideas
  • Assist with script coordination
  • Transcribing interviews
  • Booking guests
  • Greeting and escorting guests to the studio on production days
  • Observe control room on production days
  • Must be available for a full day on Wednesdays (production day) and one office day between Monday-Thursday
  • May have the opportunity to go out on the field

Basic Qualifications:

  • Strong interest in the Television industry
  • Experience with MS Office
  • A self-starter and willingness to take initiative
  • Passion to make the most out of the experience for your future
  • Wednesdays are required

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Junior or Senior-level standing
  • Cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher

Additional Information:

Internship Eligibility:
•All students must possess unrestricted work authorization
•All students must be at least 18 years old
•You 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 January through May
•All candidates must be willing to work 8 hours a week (16 hours every other week)
•All students must provide their own housing and transportation for the duration of the internship

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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