The Walt Disney Company “20/20” Production Internship, ABC News – Fall 2017 in New York, New York

At Disney, we‘re storytellers. We make the impossible, possible. We do this through utilizing and developing cutting-edge technology and pushing the envelope to bring stories to life through our movies, products, interactive games, parks and resorts, and media networks. Now is your chance to join our talented team that delivers unparalleled creative content to audiences around the world.

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….

Responsibilities :

20/20” is the prime time news magazine program featuring co-anchors Elizabeth Vargas and David Muir. 20/20 brings you hard-hitting investigative reports, newsmaker interviews and compelling human interest and feature stories. Internships with 20/20 offer candidates the chance to excel into new areas based on interest.

A day in the life…

• Assisting support producers and staff with all aspects of production

• Booking, assisting with news breaking crashes, logging & transcribing

• Dubbing & ordering tapes, scanning photos & running errands

• Story development & research

• Shoot prep, shoot assistance & edit support

• Learn & utilize internal ABC technical media search and management systems

• Daily office work including mail, digital media distribution & additional support functions

Basic Qualifications :

What you bring to the role:

•A strong proficiency in Microsoft Office

•A demonstrated interest (academic and/or previous internship) in long form journalism

•A familiarity with past 20/20 segments/content

•The ability to think creatively, collaborate, yet also operate independently and be a self-starter

Plus:

•All candidates must possess unrestricted work authorization

•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 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 be available from September to December for a 15 week program

•All candidates must be willing to work a minimum of 24 hours/week (3 days). 40 hours/week is preferred.

Preferred Qualifications :

•Undergraduate students in their SENIOR year or RECENT GRADUATES

•Strong proficiency in Microsoft Office with an emphasis in MS Word, Access, Excel & PowerPoint

•Cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher

•Proven leadership roles in school or extra curricular activities

•Previous internship in journalism (print and/or broadcast) with strong preference to long form journalism

•Previous internship experience in a professional newsroom setting

•Basic proficiency (academic or previous internship) with non-linear editing software (Avid specifically)

•Previous knowledge of ABC News Programming

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

Job ID: 458328BR

Location: New York,New York

Job Posting Company: Media Networks