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Disney ABC Television Group Disney ABC Television Group

Location Washington, DC
Start Date 9/1/2015
End Date 12/1/15
Application Deadline 7/3/15
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The Disney ABC Television Group (DATG) is home to all of The Walt Disney Company's worldwide entertainment and news television properties. The Group includes the ABC Television Network (including ABC Entertainment Group and ABC News divisions); the Disney Channels Worldwide global kids’ TV business and ABC Family; as well as television distribution divisions Disney ABC Domestic Television and Disney ABC ESPN Television. The Disney ABC Television Group also manages the Radio Disney Network, as well the Company’s equity interest in A&E Television Networks. More people get their news from ABC News than from any other source. ABC News is responsible for all of the ABC Television Network's news programming on a variety of platforms: television, radio and digital.


Basic Qualifications: •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 September through December for the 12 week program. •All candidates must be willing to work at least 20 hours per week. •All candidates must provide their own housing and transportation for the duration of the internship •All candidates must be able to have a consistent, reliable work schedule throughout the session •Previous experience (academic or internship) in journalism (print and/or broadcast) Preferred Qualifications: •Undergraduate students in their Junior or Senior year •Strong proficiency in Microsoft Office •Previous experience (academic or internship) in journalism (print and/or broadcast) •Proficiency in Non-linear, digital video editing (AVID, Final Cut Pro or Adobe Premiere) •Cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher •Previous internship experience in a professional newsroom setting -Strong familiarity with social media news outlets


Responsibilities: The Disney ABC Television Group has multiple ABC News internships based in Washington, DC. By applying to this posting, you will be considered for all related Fall opportunities. Opportunities include but are Not limited to: The Washington, DC Bureau of ABC News Good Morning America This Week with George StephaNopoulos World News Tonight with David Muir ABC News Political Unit ABC News Digital & Social Media ABC NewsOne Prospective interns should have a serious interest in broadcast journalism, sound written and verbal communication skills and the ability to multi-task. Above all, initiative is a strong component of a successful internship. Applicants must have attained at least a sophomore year standing in an undergraduate college program or attend graduate school. ABC News internships are paid. Students must be able to work in the U.S. without corporate sponsorship.