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Justice/Transportation Unit Internship, ABC News (DC)- Summer 2018

Apply Now Apply Later Job ID 520585BR Location Washington, Washington, D.C., United States Business Media Networks Brand Disney ABC Television Group Date posted 01/22/2018
At Disney/ABC Television Group, you’ll help us tell stories that touch millions of people around the globe and new ways for us to connect with the world. Now is your opportunity to unleash your skills….

The Justice and Homeland Security team is headed by Correspondent Pierre Thomas, and covers criminal justice, crime, and terrorism stories for all ABC News platforms.

The Transportation and Agencies team is headed by Correspondent David Kerley, and covers transportation and the federal agencies for all ABC News platforms.


A day in the life…
  • Work under the direction of the unit producers
  • Assist with researching stories, setting up interviews, pitching story ideas, logging tapes, and occasionally assisting out in the field on shoots
  • Assisting the correspondents with day-of-air stories and long-term projects

Basic Qualifications

What you bring to the role…
  • Demonstrated interest in journalism, and reporting and/or intern experience in a newsroom
    Strong proficiency with MS Office Suite including Word, Outlook, and Excel
  • Basic digital editing skills
  • Strong customer service skills
  • Strong familiarity with social media news outlets
As well as…
•All candidates must be eligible to work in the US
•All candidates 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 candidates must be available from May to August for the 12 week program
•All candidates must be willing to work 20 hours/week.
•All candidates 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

Preferred Qualifications

•Journalism, English, or criminal justice majors
•Courses taken in producing/writing/editing (Preditor) a plus.
•Previous internship experience in a professional newsroom setting.
•Strong research, writing and editing skills; preferably experience within print or online publications, or for television
•Previous experience and/or coursework in television production
•Proficiency in non-linear, digital video editing (Adobe Premiere, Final Cut Pro, and/or AVID)
•Experience with DV camera operations
•Prior experience generating story ideas and pitches

Company Overview

The Walt Disney Company is the global leader in high-quality entertainment and innovative technology. Begin a career that delivers unparalleled creative content and experiences to audiences around the world.

Additional Information

This position is with: American Broadcast Companies, Inc
Compensation: Intern positions are paid employment opportunities
Equal Opportunity Employer - Female/Minority/Veteran/Disability

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