The Walt Disney Company Entertainment News Internship ABC7 (KABC-TV), DATG (CA) -Fall 2018 in Glendale, California

KABC-TV is an ABC owned television station (OTVS), located in a state-of-the-art facility in Glendale, near downtown Los Angeles. The station is in the #2 ranked television market in the country. Weekly, ABC7 produces over forty-four hours of local news, public affairs, magazine programs and public service campaigns. You will have opportunity to observe and participate in the daily work and operations of a major market television station.

Responsibilities : Your Role…

As the Entertainment News intern, you may:

-research news topics (including online/social media news research) and pitch story and question ideas.

-assist with social media postings.

-view and log tapes.

-transcribe interviews.

-observe editors, writers, producers, directors, and technical crews.

-travel with reporters and field crews for stories and live remotes.

Basic Qualifications :

What you bring to the role:

-Cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher.

-Experience with MS Office Suite including Word, PowerPoint, Excel, and Outlook.

-Major or previous coursework in Broadcast Journalism, Communications or related major.

-Previous external internship at a broadcast news station.

-Prior entertainment news internship.

-Prior experience writing within entertainment journalism.

-Strong knowledge of pop culture history (film, television, music, art, etc.) and current events.


-All candidates must be eligible to work in the US.

-All candidates must be at least 18 years old.

-All candidates 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 in order to qualify for this internship.

-All candidates must be available during the months of September through December for the Fall internship season.

-All candidates must be available to work 24 hours/week.

-Shifts available are Monday through Friday (some evenings as well); hours determined by supervisor.

-All candidates must be able to have a consistent, reliable work schedule throughout the session.

-All candidates must provide their own housing and transportation for the duration of the internship.

Preferred Qualifications :

-Junior or Senior-level standing, or a recent graduate within 6 months of graduation date.

-Courses taken in producing/writing/editing (Preditor).

-Thorough knowledge/experience using social media.

-Previous experience (academic or internship) in journalism (print and/or broadcast); television, news and new media production; and/or television news script writing.

-Knowledge of news software such as ENPS.

Job ID: 560754BR

Location: Glendale,California

Job Posting Company: Media Networks