Disney ABC Television Group “20/20” Production Internship, ABC News – Summer 2019 in New York, New York

20/20 is the prime time news magazine program. 20/20 brings you hard-hitting investigative reports, newsmaker interviews and compelling human interest and feature stories. Internships with 20/20 offer candidates the chance to excel into new areas based on interest.

Responsibilities :

A day in the life…

• Assisting staff with all aspects of production

• Booking, assisting with breaking news crashes, logging & transcribing

• Shoot prep, shoot assistance & edit support

• Ordering tapes, scanning photos & running errands

• Story development & research

• Learn & utilize internal ABC technical media search and management systems

• Daily office work including mail, digital media distribution & additional support functions

Basic Qualifications :

What you bring to the role…

• A demonstrated interest (academic and/or previous internship) in long form journalism

• A familiarity with past 20/20 content

• The ability to think creatively, collaborate yet also operate independently and be a self-starter

• A strong proficiency in Microsoft Office and Google Documents

Preferred Qualifications :

•Undergraduate students in their senior year or recent graduates

•Proven leadership roles in school or extra-curricular activities

•Previous internship in journalism (print and/or broadcast) with strong preference to long form journalism

•Previous internship experience with a television news outlet

•Basic proficiency (academic or previous internship) with non-linear editing software (Avid specifically)

•Familiarity with ABC News Programming

•Strong proficiency in Microsoft Office

•Cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher

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 willing to relocate to the New York City area 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 May/June to August/September

  • Must be willing to work a 40 hours/week

Job ID: 627442BR

Location: New York,New York

Job Posting Company: Media Networks

ABC Cable Networks Group is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status. Disney fosters a business culture where ideas and decisions from all people help us grow, innovate, create the best stories and be relevant in a rapidly changing world.