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Walt Disney Television Politics Data Reporting Internship- FiveThirtyEight- Spring 2020 in New York, New York

FiveThirtyEight is an award-winning site focused on providing data-driven journalism in sports, politics, and science. FiveThirtyEight was founded by Nate Silver.

We are looking for a data reporting intern to contribute to our politics and election coverage.

Responsibilities :

A day in the life…

Aspiring journalists will have the chance to pitch their own stories and collaborate with the best reporters and editors in data journalism as a member of our Politics team. The internship will be a mix of writing, research and data-mining, and fact-checking.

Basic Qualifications :

What you bring to the role…

  • Detail-oriented and have reporting and research experience

  • Experience in college newsrooms and/or professional news organizations

  • Interested in and familiar with politics, particularly electoral politics

Preferred Qualifications:

Experience using programming tools such as Python, Ruby and R is a bonus.

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 willing to relocate to the New York City area 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

  • Must not have completed one year of continual employment on a Disney internship or program

Program Dates:

  • Must be available from January to May

  • Must be willing to work 40 hours/week

Job ID: 709942BR

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.