The Walt Disney Company Programming Production Internship ABC7(KABC-TV), DATG (CA)-Spring 2019 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 : A day in the life…

You will have opportunity to participate in the production of ABC7 weekly half-hour magazine, public affairs and special event shows including “Eye on L.A.”

As the Programming Production intern, you may:

  • Work with the show producers in researching stories, setting up interviews, and assisting on field camera shoots.

  • Assist in the post-production process.

  • Be part of the social media engagement strategy for the various programs, including writing for the web.

  • Log and transcribe interviews.

  • Assist with general office tasks.

Basic Qualifications :

What you bring to the role...

  • Previous internship experience in production.

  • Cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher.

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

  • Proficiency with an editing program such as AVID, Adobe Premiere and/or Final Cut Pro.

  • Major or previous coursework in Film & Television, Communications or related major.


  • 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 January to May for the Spring internship program.

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

  • Shifts available are Monday through Friday, 10:00 am-6:00 pm; weekends occasional.

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

  • All candidates must be able to work in the Glendale office and 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.

Company Overview :

The Walt Disney Company is the global leader in high-quality entertainment and innovative technology. Begin a career that delivers unparalleled creative content and experiences to audiences around the world.

Additional Information :

Job ID: 594718BR

Location: Glendale,California

Job Posting Company: Media Networks