Production Intern – Early Morning News Production Intern – Early Morning News


Location New York, NY
Start Date 9/1/2015
End Date 12/1/15
Application Deadline 7/3/15
Part Time
Part Time
Full Time
Full Time
Pay Rate
Contact Information 47 West 66th Street, New York, NY 10023


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 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 from September through early December for the 12-15 week program •All candidates must be willing to work 40 hours/week (8 hours/day) •All candidates must be willing to work overnight shift from 9pm – 5am eastern •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) working under strict deadline Preferred Qualifications: •Recent graduate within 6 months of graduation date •Cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher •Major or previous coursework in journalism •Previous experience (academic or internship) in television, news & new media production •Previous experience (academic or internship) writing news stories for publication •Strong proficiency in Non-linear video editing software (AVID or Final Cut) •Previous internship experience in professional newsroom


Responsibilities: The ABC News Early Morning team produces 2 hours of overnight news programming on the ABC network with 1.5 million combined viewers on average per day, while also servicing Good Morning America's production needs. Interns assist producers with all aspects of news gathering and production, including on-air segments Responsibilities include: • Build story proposal lists and elements • Assist with delivery of show production elements/rundowns, etc. • Running scripts • Travel on story shoots • Opportunities for story writing/editing available and encouraged • Opportunities for pitching and producing segments for air *TO BE QUALIFIED, YOU MUST BE WILLING TO WORK A REGULAR SHIFT FROM 9PM – 5AM*