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Posted:
5/18/2019
Job Category:
Entertainment
ABC7 Entertainment News Internship (KABC-TV) - Fall...
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Disney | Glendale, AZ
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Job Description

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.

Job Type

Temporary/Seasonal

Segment

Media Networks

Internship Program Subtype

Professional Internship

Additional Information

* 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 able to have a consistent, reliable work schedule throughout the session.

Program Dates:

* All candidates must be available from September - December
* All candidates must be available to work 24 hours/week.
* Shifts available are Monday through Friday (some evenings as well); hours determined by supervisor.
* All candidates must be able to work in the Glendale office and provide their own housing and transportation for the duration of the internship.

Category

Production and Programming

Basic Qualifications

What you bring to the role…

* Cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher.
* Experience with MS Office Suite including Word, PowerPoint, Excel, and Outlook.
* Major or previous coursework in Broadcast Journalism, Communications or related major.
* Previous external internship at a broadcast news station.
* Prior entertainment news internship.
* Prior experience writing within entertainment journalism.
* Strong knowledge of pop culture history (film, television, music, art, etc.) and current events.

Business

Media Networks

Preferred Qualifications

* Junior or Senior-level standing, or a recent graduate within 6 months of graduation date.
* Courses taken in producing/writing/editing (Preditor).
* Thorough knowledge/experience using social media.
* Previous experience (academic or internship) in journalism (print and/or broadcast); television, news and new media production; and/or television news script writing.
* Knowledge of news software such as ENPS.

Postal Code

91201

Responsibilities

A day in the life…

You will have opportunity to observe and participate in the daily work and operations of a major market television station. As the Entertainment News intern, you may:

* Research news topics (including online/social media news research) and pitch story and question ideas.
* Assist with social media postings.
* View and log tapes.
* Transcribe interviews.
* Observe editors, writers, producers, directors, and technical crews.
* Travel with reporters and field crews for stories and live remotes.

Job Description

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.

Additional Information

* 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 able to have a consistent, reliable work schedule throughout the session.

Program Dates:

* All candidates must be available from September - December
* All candidates must be available to work 24 hours/week.
* Shifts available are Monday through Friday (some evenings as well); hours determined by supervisor.
* All candidates must be able to work in the Glendale office and provide their own housing and transportation for the duration of the internship.

Basic Qualifications

What you bring to the role…

* Cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher.
* Experience with MS Office Suite including Word, PowerPoint, Excel, and Outlook.
* Major or previous coursework in Broadcast Journalism, Communications or related major.
* Previous external internship at a broadcast news station.
* Prior entertainment news internship.
* Prior experience writing within entertainment journalism.
* Strong knowledge of pop culture history (film, television, music, art, etc.) and current events.

Preferred Qualifications

* Junior or Senior-level standing, or a recent graduate within 6 months of graduation date.
* Courses taken in producing/writing/editing (Preditor).
* Thorough knowledge/experience using social media.
* Previous experience (academic or internship) in journalism (print and/or broadcast); television, news and new media production; and/or television news script writing.
* Knowledge of news software such as ENPS.

Responsibilities

A day in the life…

You will have opportunity to observe and participate in the daily work and operations of a major market television station. As the Entertainment News intern, you may:

* Research news topics (including online/social media news research) and pitch story and question ideas.
* Assist with social media postings.
* View and log tapes.
* Transcribe interviews.
* Observe editors, writers, producers, directors, and technical crews.
* Travel with reporters and field crews for stories and live remotes.

About Disney

The Walt Disney Company, together with its subsidiaries, is a diversified worldwide entertainment company. The Company operates in five segments: Media Networks, Parks and Resorts, Studio Entertainment, Consumer Products and Interactive Media. On September 15, 2009, the Company and the Hearst Corporation (Hearst) both contributed their 50% interests in Lifetime Entertainment Services LLC (Lifetime) to A&E Television Networks, LLC (AETN) in exchange for an interest in AETN. In December 2008, the Company acquired an additional 26% interest in Jetix Europe N.V. In December 2009, the Company announced that it has completed its acquisition of Marvel Entertainment Inc., a character franchise company. In July 2010, the Company acquired Tapulous, Inc., a developer of music games for the iPad, iPhone, and iPod Touch. Through a merger agreement, Tapulous became a wholly owned subsidiary of The Walt Disney Company reporting into Disney Interactive Media Group.