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WABC-TV (ABC7) Sports Internship (Remote) – Spring 2022

Apply NowApply Later Job ID 874825BR Location New York, New York, United States Business ABC Owned TV Stations Date posted Oct. 12, 2021

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.

A day in the life…
Interns will be responsible for coordinating video footage of sports highlights for WABC-TV's Sports Department. Additionally, interns will gain knowledge in studio and post-production techniques. May have an opportunity to go out into the field with the Sports Eyewitness News team! Night and weekend availability is a must.

Basic Qualifications:

What you bring to the role…
  • Interest in pursuing a career in television/multi-media field
  • Being detail-oriented and able to handle many different responsibilities at the same time
  • Good news judgment and strong communication skills are essential, along with strong writing skills
  • Strong, ongoing knowledge of hard news/current events
  • Has an attention to detail and set priorities
  • Prior newsroom internship
  • Flexibility and Ability to Multi Task in a Fast Paced Environment

Required Education

  • Experience (employment, internship, club, sports news writing, etc.) within sports and/or sports journalism
  • Experience with MS Office, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook.
  • Sound written and verbal communication skills

Preferred Education

  • Junior or Senior-level standing

Additional Information:

Internship Eligibility:
  • Must 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 six (6) months OR currently participating in a Disney College Program or Disney Professional Internship
  • Must be at least 18 years of age
  • Must not have completed one year of continual employment on a Disney internship or program.
  • Must possess unrestricted work authorization
  • 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 the session
Program Dates
  • All candidates must be available from January 2022 through May/June 2022
  • All candidates must be available to work 16-24 hours per week during a Monday through Sunday schedule (hours and days to be determined by your supervisor, and could include nights, weekends and holidays)


About ABC Owned TV Stations:

Comprised of the Company’s international business units and various direct-to-consumer streaming services, Disney Media & Entertainment Distribution (DMED) aligns technology, media distribution and advertising sales into a single business segment to create and deliver personalized entertainment experiences to consumers around the world.

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 ABC Owned TV Stations.

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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