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6abc Marketing Internship (WPVI-TV) - Spring 2020

Apply Now Apply Later Job ID 712889BR Location Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States Business Walt Disney Television Date posted Oct. 22, 2019

Job Summary:

WPVI-TV is an ABC owned television station (OTVS) located in a state-of-the-art facility in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The Marketing Department serves as an in-house advertising agency for 6abc and Action News, Philadelphia's #1 source for news, covering Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Delaware, and beyond.

Responsibilities:

A day in the life…

You will have the opportunity to observe and participate within a fast-paced, hands-on and creative operation that includes producing news, programming and special events promos, executing the graphic look for the station, as well as creating content for 6abc.com and all of Action News’ social media platforms.

As a Marketing intern, you may:
  • Be involved in all facets of creative execution, from research and concept to pre and post production
  • Shoot and edit video, write scripts, and write social media copy
  • Execute unique and fun video content for 6abc.com and our social media platforms
  • Work community events and engage with viewers, as well as shoot behind the scenes content and update social media platforms during such events
  • Shoot and post Facebook Lives during events
  • Observe and act as production assistants during Marketing shoots
  • Transcribe and organize footage and media
  • Help gather social media analytics
  • Explore new social media opportunities for 6abc to have a presence
  • Maintain and contribute to station social calendars
  • Collaborate with other Marketing team members to assist with projects as needed

Basic Qualifications:

What you bring to the role…
  • Non-linear editing experience (Final Cut Pro, Adobe Premiere, etc.)
  • Creative writing skills
  • Proficiency with social media
  • An interest in news and current events
  • Ability to thrive in a team environment but also work well independently

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Junior or Senior status
  • Courses taken in producing/writing/editing
  • Prior internship experience in a professional environment
  • Able to take initiative and have follow-through on projects independently

Additional Information:

Internship Eligibility:
  • All students must possess unrestricted work authorization
  • All students must be at least 18 years old
  • All candidates 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 students must provide their own housing and transportation for the duration of the internship
  • All candidates must be able to have a consistent, reliable work schedule throughout the session.
  • All candidates must provide their own housing and transportation for the duration of the internship.
Program Dates:
  • All candidates must be available from January – May
  • Must be available to work on Saturday, February 8th at the Philadelphia Auto Show
  • All candidates must be willing to work 16-24 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 ABC, Inc., which is part of a business segment we call Walt Disney Television.

ABC, 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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