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Walt Disney Television Production/Reporting Internship, Specialized Unit ABC News-Spring 2020 in New York, New York

ABC News’ Specialized Units leads the news division in breaking news stories and providing original content to all platforms. The Specialized Units works on medical, business, law/justice, and investigative stories as well as bookings for high profile interviews, ABC News specials and all ABC News programs.

Responsibilities :

A day in the life…

•Digitizing and logging content

•Researching and writing news stories

•Assisting in booking

•Pitching original story ideas and researching characters

•Various administrative duties including sensitive show information

Basic Qualifications :

What you bring to the role…

•Strong communication and writing skills

•Interest in business, legal, medical and current affairs stories

•Pursuing a degree in journalism or equivalent

•Demonstrated experience (academic or previous internship) in broadcast or print journalism

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

Preferred Qualifications:

•Undergraduate students in their junior year, senior year or recent graduate

•Cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher

•Prefer strong writer and ability to shoot

•Social Media and pop culture savvy

•Foreign language proficiency a plus

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: 701946BR

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.