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Production/Reporting Internship-ABC News Specialized Units–Summer 2019Apply Now Apply Later Job ID 627452BR Location New York, New York, United States Business Disney ABC Television Group Date posted Jan. 11, 2019
Job Summary:ABC News’ Specialized Units leads the news division in breaking news stories and providing original content to all platforms. The Specialized Units works on medical, business, law/justice, and investigative stories as well as bookings for high profile interviews, ABC News specials and all ABC News programs.
Responsibilities:A day in the life…
•Digitizing and logging content
•Researching and writing news stories
•Assisting in booking
•Pitching original story ideas and researching characters
•Various administrative duties including sensitive show information
What you bring to the role…
•Strong communication and writing skills
•Interest in business, legal, medical and current affairs storie
•Pursuing a degree in journalism or equivalent
•Demonstrated experience (academic or previous internship) in broadcast or print journalism
•Previous experience (academic or internship) in writing for news stories
•Undergraduate students in their junior year, senior year or recent graduate
•Cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher
•Prefer strong writer and ability to shoot
•Social Media and pop culture savvy
•Foreign language proficiency a plus
- Must possess unrestricted work authorization
- Must be at least 18 years old
- 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 provide their own housing and transportation for the duration of the internship
- Must be able to have a consistent, reliable work schedule throughout the session
- Must be available from May/June to August/September
- Must be willing to work 40 hours/week
About Disney ABC Television Group:
Disney/ABC Television Group (DATG) redefines the future of media and entertainment. Delivering compelling creative, great storytelling, ground-breaking technology, high-impact marketing and innovative distribution, DATG 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, DATG 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 Disney ABC Television Group.
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.