At Disney, we‘re storytellers. We make the impossible, possible. We do this through utilizing and developing cutting-edge technology and pushing the envelope to bring stories to life through our movies, products, interactive games, parks and resorts, and media networks. Now is your chance to join our talented team that delivers unparalleled creative content to audiences around the world.
At Disney ABC/Television Group, you’ll help us tell stories that touch millions of people around the globe and new ways for us to connect with the world. Now is your opportunity to unleash your skills….
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. As the Entertainment News intern, you may:
-research news topics (including online/social media news research) and pitch story and question ideas.
-assist with social media postings.
-view and log tapes.
-observe editors, writers, producers, directors, and technical crews.
-travel with reporters and field crews for stories and live remotes.
Basic Qualifications :
What you bring to the role:
-Cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher.
-Experience with MS Office Suite including Word, PowerPoint, Excel, and Outlook.
-Major or previous coursework in Broadcast Journalism, Communications or related major.
-Previous external internship at a broadcast news station.
-Prior entertainment news internship.
-Prior experience writing within entertainment journalism.
-Strong knowledge of pop culture history (film, television, music, art, etc.) and current events.
-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 June through August for the Summer internship season.
-All candidates must be available to work 24 hours/week.
-Shifts available are Monday through Friday (some evenings as well); hours determined by supervisor.
-All candidates must be able to have a consistent, reliable work schedule throughout the session.
-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.
-Courses taken in producing/writing/editing (Preditor).
-Thorough knowledge/experience using social media.
-Previous experience (academic or internship) in journalism (print and/or broadcast); television, news and new media production; and/or television news script writing.
-Knowledge of news software such as ENPS.
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 :
Compensation: Intern positions are paid employment opportunities.
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer - Female/Minority/Veteran/Disability
Job Posting Company:
Website : http://disney.com/
The Walt Disney Company, together with its subsidiaries and affiliates, is a leading diversified international family entertainment and media enterprise with five business segments: media networks, parks and resorts, studio entertainment, consumer products and interactive media.