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Walt Disney Television Reporting Internship, ABC News Investigative Unit– Spring 2020 in New York, New York

The Investigative 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 a popular investigative website, The Blotter on ABCNews.com.

Responsibilities :

You will 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

•Especially interested in graduate students with a strong interest in investigative reporting

Preferred Qualifications:

•Recent graduate or graduate level student

•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 :

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

  • 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: 701796BR

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.