The Walt Disney Company Sports News Internship ABC7 (KABC-TV), DATG (CA) -Spring 2019 in Glendale, California
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.
Responsibilities : A day in the life…
You will be part of the local sports production involved with the Eyewitness News Sports Department. As the Sports News intern, you may:
attend production meetings and be involved in the preparation of daily sports shows, segments and special programming like “Sports Zone.”
log and observe sports telecasts and transcribe interviews.
research on and contribute to sports news topics (including online/social media news research).
observe how sports segments are written, edited, and delivered on-air.
observe production in the newsroom, in-studio, and at remote locations like Dodger Stadium and the Staples Center.
Basic Qualifications :
What you bring to the role...
Cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher.
Experience (employment, internship, club, sports news writing, etc.) within sports and/or sports journalism.
Experience with MS Office, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook.
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 January to May for the Spring internship program.
All candidates must be available to work 16 hours/week.
Shifts available are Monday through Sunday, and hours may vary; schedule determined by supervisor based on your availability.
All candidates must be able to work in the Glendale office and 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.
Knowledge of news software such as ENPS.
Working toward a degree in broadcast journalism, communications or television production. Courses taken in producing/writing/editing (Preditor) a plus.
Previous experience (academic or internship) in journalism (print and/or broadcast); television, news and new media production; and/or television news script writing.
Previous internship in a professional newsroom/local news affiliate.
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 :
Job ID: 594609BR
Job Posting Company: Media Networks