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Walt Disney Television Early Morning News Production Internship, ABC News- Spring 2020 in New York, New York

The ABC News Early Morning team produces 2 hours of overnight news programming on the ABC network- World News Now and America This Morning- with 1.5 million combined viewers on average per day, while also servicing Good Morning America production needs.

Responsibilities :

A day in the life…

  • Assist producers with all aspects of news gathering and production, including on-air segments

  • Build story proposal lists and elements

  • Assist with delivery of show production elements/rundowns, etc.

  • Running scripts

  • Travel on story shoots

  • Opportunities for story writing/editing available and encouraged

  • Opportunities for pitching and producing segments for air

Basic Qualifications :

What you bring to the role…

  • Strong video editing experience with Avid

  • Strong news judgment

  • Strong writing skills


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Recent graduate within 6 months of graduation date

  • Strong proficiency in non-linear video editing software (AVID)

  • Cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher

  • Major or previous coursework in journalism

  • Previous experience (academic or internship) in television, news & new media production

  • Previous experience (academic or internship) writing news stories for publication

  • Previous internship experience in professional newsroom

Additional Information :

Internship Eligibility

  • Must possess unrestricted work authorization

  • Must be at least 18 years old

  • 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

  • Must be able to work in the New York City office and provide your own housing and transportation for the duration of the internship

  • Must be able to have a consistent, reliable work schedule throughout the session

Program Dates

  • Must be available from January to April/May

  • Must be willing to work 40 hours/week (OVERNIGHT SHIFTS)

Job ID: 701935BR

Location: New York,New York

Job Posting Company: Media Networks

ABC Cable Networks Group 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.