The Walt Disney Company Sports 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…
You will be part of the local sports production involved with the Eyewitness News Sports Department.
As the Sports News intern, you may:
-attend production meetings and be involved in the preparation of daily sports shows, segments and special programming like “Sports Zone.”
-log and observe sports telecasts and transcribe interviews.
-research on and contribute to sports news topics (including online/social media news research).
-observe how sports segments are written, edited, and delivered on-air.
-observe production in the newsroom, in-studio, and at remote locations like Dodger Stadium and the Staples Center.
Basic Qualifications :
What you bring to the role:
-Cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher.
-Experience (employment, internship, club, sports news writing, etc.) within sports and/or sports journalism.
-Experience with MS Office, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook.
-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.
-Shifts available are Monday through Sunday, and hours may vary; schedule determined by supervisor based on your availability.
-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.
-Knowledge of news software such as ENPS.
-Working toward a degree in broadcast journalism, communications or television production. Courses taken in producing/writing/editing (Preditor) a plus.
-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.
Job ID: 560765BR
Job Posting Company: Media Networks