Disney ABC Television Group Production/Reporting Internship-ABC News Specialized Units–Summer 2019 in New York, New York

ABC News’ Specialized Units leads the news division in breaking news stories and providing original content to all platforms. The Specialized Units works on medical, business, law/justice, and investigative stories as well as bookings for high profile interviews, ABC News specials and all ABC News programs.

Responsibilities : A day in the life…

•Digitizing and logging content

•Researching and writing news stories

•Assisting in booking

•Pitching original story ideas and researching characters

•Various administrative duties including sensitive show information

Basic Qualifications :

What you bring to the role…

•Strong communication and writing skills

•Interest in business, legal, medical and current affairs storie

•Pursuing a degree in journalism or equivalent

•Demonstrated experience (academic or previous internship) in broadcast or print journalism

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

Preferred Qualifications :

•Undergraduate students in their junior year, senior year or recent graduate

•Cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher

•Prefer strong writer and ability to shoot

•Social Media and pop culture savvy

•Foreign language proficiency a plus

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 provide their 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 40 hours/week

Job ID: 627452BR

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.