The Walt Disney Company Production Assistant in Bristol, Connecticut
Working at ESPN is unlike anything else. That’s because we’re always finding new ways to interact with fans – however and wherever they connect with sports. When you have the latest technology, game-changing ideas and world-class talent on your team, every day is extraordinary.
The Content Associate Program is ESPN's recruitment and development program focused on building a Production Assistant and Content Associate workforce empowered to contribute creativity, diversity and insight to our content, our culture and our business.
The CAP PA will rotate through a series of trainings before moving onto higher-level production assignments
Daily responsibilities include running teleprompter, screening games/events for re-air, producing highlights, researching video content for various shows, and live event support.
Multitasks to screen games and select shots for highlights; works with Editor to bring highlight to completion
Screen and edit live event content for various re-air time slots.
Provides timely, accurate and complete delivery of multimedia content and publishes to various platforms
Coordinate graphics for assigned studio telecasts or remote events
Screens videotapes and/or servers and conducts research to obtain material for the preparation of production elements
Logs and archives video and associated data for future use
Researches, writes and disseminates ideas for future content elements on ESPN platforms
Basic Qualifications :
Strong overall knowledge of multiple sports.
Must have an understanding of game rules.
Ability to identify and cultivate compelling storylines for various platforms
Must possess strong communication and organization skills
Ability to react quickly and positively under tight deadlines in a fast-paced environment
Ability to work nights, weekends, and holidays
Preferred Qualifications :
Experience in sports media, preferably in television production, or involvement with collegiate TV station
Awareness of social media trends and relevant platforms
Self-starting attitude and team-oriented work ethic
Familiarity with server-based media and/or non-linear editing equipment
Leadership experience in a professional role, organization or activity
Knowledge of international soccer leagues a plus
Fluency, both verbal and written, in Spanish or Portuguese a plus
Required Education :
- High School Diploma or equivalent
Preferred Education :
- Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent
Company Overview :
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.
Additional Information :
ESPN is an equal opportunity employer - Female/Minority/Veteran/Disability/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity. Our goal is to create an inclusive workplace for all.
Job ID: 454232BR
Job Posting Company: Media Networks