The Walt Disney Company Health 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 Health News intern, you may:

-attend production meetings.

-answer phones and conduct beat checks.

-view and log tapes.

-transcribe interviews.

-research news topics (including online/social media news research).

-aid in the planning of news series.

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

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

Basic Qualifications :

What you bring to the role:

-Cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher.

-Experience with MS Office.

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

-Ongoing knowledge of events within health news.

PLUS:

-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 program.

-All candidates must be available to work 16 hours/week.

Shifts available are Monday through Friday; 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).

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

-Previous internship in a professional newsroom/local news affiliate.

-Thorough knowledge/experience using social media.

-Knowledge of news software such as ENPS.

Job ID: 560760BR

Location: Glendale,California

Job Posting Company: Media Networks