The Walt Disney Company Reporting Internship, Brian Ross Investigative, 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 : The Brian Ross Unit produces investigative pieces for all of ABC News’ programming, including Good Morning America, World News Tonight with David Muir, Nightline and 20/20. In addition to on-air broadcasting, the unit also runs the "Brian Ross Investigates Page" on ABCNews.com.

Interns at the Brian Ross Unit play a key role in supporting producers in every step of the production process.

A day in the life…

•Supporting producers and editors in the edit rooms for day-of-air pieces

•Providing tape research and transcription

•Assisting producers with research for investigative broadcast pieces

•Pitching, reporting and writing stories for “The Blotter” on ABCNews.com

Basic Qualifications :

What you bring to the role…

•Strong research and writing is a must

•Demonstrated interest in investigative journalism

•Experience in a breaking new environment

•Good knowledge of Windows/Outlook/Filing Systems

•Ability to transcribe quickly and accurately

•Willingness to work long hours

•BA or higher in Journalism, Communications, International Relations or another related field

As well as...

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

•All candidates must be willing to work 40 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 :

•Graduate students or recent graduates with a strong interest in investigative reporting

•Cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher

•Familiarity with AVID News Cutter or other editing programs

•Experience with photo editing programs

•Broadcast news experience or an understanding of how TV production comes together

•Secondary language skills

Required Education :

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: 458333BR

Location: New York,New York

Job Posting Company: Media Networks