The Walt Disney Company “World News Tonight” 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 : "ABC World News Tonight with David Muir" is the news division's flagship broadcast. With unparalleled reporting, "World News Tonight" provides the latest information and analysis of major events from around the country and the world. Anchored by David Muir, the broadcast draws upon an award-winning team of correspondents, producers and off-air reporters.

A day in the life…

•Supporting all aspects of productions

•Conducting video and editorial research

•Logging tape and sourcing and clearing video

•Pitching stories and booking interviews

•Assisting with the administrative duties of the office

Basic Qualifications :

What you bring to the role…

•Ability to work in a fast-paced environment

•Initiative and strong multi-tasking skills

•Ability to prioritize and meet deadlines when necessary

•Strong editorial skills

•Writing, editing and shooting experience

•Ability to work a flexible work schedule including weekends and evenings


•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 32 hours/week (4 days). The two shifts are Sunday-Wednesday (11-7pm) and Wednesday-Saturday (11-7pm)

•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 :

•Undergraduate students in their Junior or Senior year or recent grads

•Video editing experience (AVID preferred)

•Cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher

•Familiarity with newsroom environment

Preferred Education :

Journalism or related studies

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 :

These positions are with: American Broadcast Companies, Inc

Compensation: Intern positions are paid employment opportunities.

Equal Opportunity Employer - Female/Minority/Veteran/Disability

Job ID: 458331BR

Location: New York,New York

Job Posting Company: Media Networks