The Walt Disney Company Early Morning News Production Internship, ABC News- Fall 2018 in New York, New York

The ABC News Early Morning team produces 2 hours of overnight news programming on the ABC network- World News Now and America This Morning- with 1.5 million combined viewers on average per day, while also servicing Good Morning America production needs.

Responsibilities :

A day in the life…

  • Assist producers with all aspects of news gathering and production, including on-air segments

  • Build story proposal lists and elements

  • Assist with delivery of show production elements/rundowns, etc.

  • Running scripts

  • Travel on story shoots

  • Opportunities for story writing/editing available and encouraged

  • Opportunities for pitching and producing segments for air

Basic Qualifications :

What you bring to the role…

  • Strong video editing experience with Avid

  • Strong news judgment

  • Strong writing skills

TO BE QUALIFIED, YOU MUST BE WILLING TO WORK REGULAR OVERNIGHT SHIFTS FROM 9PM – 5AM, SUNDAY-THURSDAY

Preferred Qualifications :

  • Recent graduate within 6 months of graduation date

  • Strong proficiency in non-linear video editing software (AVID)

  • Cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher

  • Major or previous coursework in journalism

  • Previous experience (academic or internship) in television, news & new media production

  • Previous experience (academic or internship) writing news stories for publication

  • Previous internship experience in professional newsroom

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 :

Internship Eligibility

  • Must possess unrestricted work authorization

  • Must be at least 18 years old

  • 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

  • Must be able to work in the New York City office and provide your own housing and transportation for the duration of the internship

  • Must be able to have a consistent, reliable work schedule throughout the session

Program Dates

  • Must be available from January to April/May

  • Must be willing to work 40 hours/week (OVERNIGHT SHIFTS)

Job ID: 591965BR

Location: New York,New York

Job Posting Company: Media Networks