Video Production Intern – News One Video Production Intern – News One

ABCNews ABCNews

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
Paid
Pay Rate
Contact Information 47 West 66th Street, New York, NY 10023

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 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. ABC NewsOne is the affiliate news service for ABC News. NewsOne services over 180 domestic affiliates and 45 clients worldwide by providing coverage of news and sports to ABC affiliated stations, domestic programs, and news organizations, foreign news agencies, as well as ABC News programs delivered by digital servers (Pathfire) or a cloud based, contribution delivery system

Requirements

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 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 have strong proficiency in Microsoft Office •Proficiency in Non-linear, digital video editing (AVID, Final Cut Pro or Adobe Premiere) •Previous coursework in television production & editing or equivalent experience Preferred Qualifications: •Undergraduate students in their Junior or Senior year •Cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher •Demonstrated interest (academic or internship) in journalism or production •Demonstrated interest in politics or political journalism (Political Desk Only) •Previous experience in customer service •Previous kNowledge or experience with political journalism •Familiarity with DV Camera operations •Fluency in a foreign language •Previous experience logging and editing file video and excerpts of press conferences

Responsibilities

Responsibilities: Interns with ABC NewsOne will be assigned to one of the following departments: Main News Desk, Political Desk, Client Services Desk or Regional Desk. By applying to this posting you will be considered for all areas. Main News Desk The will gain experience working side by-side with producers, associate producers and production associates to service our affiliate and client needs and to process and move all types of video utilizing the current distribution system. Intern will have heavy phone interface with ABC News, affiliate and client producers and must be comfortable cutting video using Avid NewsCutter Non-linear editing and desktop editing systems. Political Desk The intern will work in the NewsOne NY bureau of the ABC Affiliate News Service and get hands on experience in working in a digital newsroom and taking part in the newsgathering efforts for network news for the upcoming political year's events. Client Services Desk The intern will provide daily support for ABC’s domestic and international partners. This includes: heavy phone contact with affiliate and clients producers, processing file video requests, cutting video using Avid Newscutters and desktop editing systems, and the encoding and distribution of video using the Pathfire system. Regional Desk The intern will work with our regional producers and AP's, partake in daily conference call with our affiliate stations, and distribute affiliate video to our stations, using our new cloud based techNology