Multimedia Editorial Internship, ABCNews.com – Fall 2015 Multimedia Editorial Internship, ABCNews.com – Fall 2015

Disney ABC Television Group Disney ABC Television Group

Location New York, NY
Start Date 9/1/2015
End Date 12/1/15
Application Deadline 7/3/15
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Description

The Walt Disney Company is world-class entertainment and techNological leader. Walt’s passion was to continuously envision new ways to move audiences around the world—a passion that remains our touchstone in an enterprise that stretches from theme parks, resorts and a cruise line to sports, news, movies and a variety of other businesses. Uniting each endeavor is a commitment to creating and delivering unforgettable experiences — and we’re constantly looking for new ways to enhance these exciting experiences. Bring your individual talents here and discover for yourself why a career with Disney is the opportunity you’ve been looking for.

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 kid's 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.

Requirements

•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 from September through early December for the 12-15 week program •All candidates must be willing to work a minimum of 2 full days/week (8 hours/day); full-time 40 hours/week assignments may be available •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 •All candidates must have strong proficiency in Microsoft Office with emphasis in MS Word and Outlook •Previous experience (academic or internship) in multimedia storytelling Preferred Qualifications •Undergraduate students in their Junior or Senior year •Cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher •Demonstrated interest/experience (academic or previous internship) in journalism (print and/or broadcast) •Strong proficiency in Non-linear video editing software such as AVID or Final Cut •Avid follower of digital news companies/outlets Additional Information These positions are with: Am Brd Companies, Inc. Compensation: Intern positions are paid employment opportunities. Assignment Dates: September 2015 – December 2015 The deadline to apply for this internship is July 3, 2015 Equal Opportunity Employer - Female/MiNority/Veteran/Disability

Responsibilities

ABC News Digital, and specifically ABCNews.com, is responsible for 24-hour news coverage and combines text, video and graphics in its multimedia storytelling to cover an array of subjects. ABC News Digital is seeking an Intern who is able to use multimedia to tell news stories in inNovative ways. The intern will be responsible for writing stories for the site, brainstorming ideas and helping with the overall editorial process: writing, reporting, shooting and producing news pieces that live across our digital platforms. We’re looking for a news and pop culture junkie -- and someone who can find sharp and original angles to the day’s top stories.