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Disney ABC Television Group ABC News Fellow 2019-20 in New York, New York

ABC News seeks aspiring journalists from diverse backgrounds for a rigorous year-long employment opportunity. Participants accepted into this program will spend the year rotating through a series of ABC News broadcasts, departments and platforms while mastering the editorial, production, and newsgathering skills essential to success in the competitive, fast-paced field of multiplatform journalism. These aspiring journalists will gain hands-on experience developing news stories, working in the field and in the studio on broadcast production, writing news stories, shooting, editing, refining research skills and developing content for multiple platforms. Additionally, each participant will have access to industry-leading professionals, as well as development and mentorship opportunities.

Responsibilities :

This position requires excellent writing, reporting, time management, and communication skills. Candidate must have the ability to work in a fast-paced environment and should possess superior news judgment, attention to detail, and a keen understanding of news broadcasts and the digital space. Responsible for all facets of Production including: Developing story ideas and pitching to senior editorial staff, gathering elements for stories including shooting b-roll, conducting interviews, graphics and video research, writing scripts, and editing packages for multiple platforms.

Basic Qualifications :

• 2 years of relevant professional experience or equivalent educational graduate-level experience

• Demonstrated writing skills

• Proven interest in journalism, production and digital content

• Candidates must have work authorization in the United States through 2019

Preferred Qualifications:

• Two or more years journalism experience

• Ability to edit packages on AVID Newscutter

• Ability to shoot on DV camera

Required Education :

  • Bachelors’ degree from a 4 year accredited college or university

Job ID: 655561BR

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.