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Justice/Investigative Unit Internship, ABC News (DC)-...
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Disney | Washington, MA
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Job Description

The Justice and Homeland Security team is headed by Chief Justice Correspondent Pierre Thomas, and covers criminal justice, crime, and terrorism stories for all ABC News platforms.

The Investigative Unit covers breaking news and long term projects with a focus on government related issues.

Job Type

Temporary/Seasonal

Segment

Media Networks

Internship Program Subtype

Professional Internship

Additional Information

Internship Eligibility:

* Must possess unrestricted work authorization
* Must be at least 18 years old
* 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
* Must be willing to relocate to the Washington, D.C. area and provide your own housing and transportation for the duration of the internship
* Must be able to have a consistent, reliable work schedule throughout the session
* Must not have completed one year of continual employment on a Disney internship or program

Program Dates:

* Must be available from September to December
* Must be willing to work 24 hours/week

Category

Production and Programming

Basic Qualifications

What you bring to the role…

* Demonstrated interest in journalism, and reporting and/or intern experience in a newsroom

Strong proficiency with MS Office Suite including Word, Outlook, and Excel
* Basic digital editing skills
* Strong customer service skills
* Strong familiarity with social media news outlets

Business

Walt Disney Television

Preferred Qualifications

* Journalism, English, or criminal justice majors
* Courses taken in producing/writing/editing (Preditor) a plus.
* Previous internship experience in a professional newsroom setting.
* Strong research, writing and editing skills; preferably experience within print or online publications, or for television

broadcast

* Previous experience and/or coursework in television production
* Proficiency in non-linear, digital video editing (Adobe Premiere, Final Cut Pro, and/or AVID)
* Prior experience generating story ideas and pitches

Postal Code

20036

Responsibilities

A day in the life…

* Work under the direction of the unit producers
* Assist with researching stories, setting up interviews, pitching story ideas, logging tapes, and occasionally assisting out in the field on shoots
* Assisting the correspondents with day-of-air stories and long-term projects

Job Description

The Justice and Homeland Security team is headed by Chief Justice Correspondent Pierre Thomas, and covers criminal justice, crime, and terrorism stories for all ABC News platforms.

The Investigative Unit covers breaking news and long term projects with a focus on government related issues.

Additional Information

Internship Eligibility:

* Must possess unrestricted work authorization
* Must be at least 18 years old
* 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
* Must be willing to relocate to the Washington, D.C. area and provide your own housing and transportation for the duration of the internship
* Must be able to have a consistent, reliable work schedule throughout the session
* Must not have completed one year of continual employment on a Disney internship or program

Program Dates:

* Must be available from September to December
* Must be willing to work 24 hours/week

Basic Qualifications

What you bring to the role…

* Demonstrated interest in journalism, and reporting and/or intern experience in a newsroom

Strong proficiency with MS Office Suite including Word, Outlook, and Excel
* Basic digital editing skills
* Strong customer service skills
* Strong familiarity with social media news outlets

Preferred Qualifications

* Journalism, English, or criminal justice majors
* Courses taken in producing/writing/editing (Preditor) a plus.
* Previous internship experience in a professional newsroom setting.
* Strong research, writing and editing skills; preferably experience within print or online publications, or for television

broadcast

* Previous experience and/or coursework in television production
* Proficiency in non-linear, digital video editing (Adobe Premiere, Final Cut Pro, and/or AVID)
* Prior experience generating story ideas and pitches

Responsibilities

A day in the life…

* Work under the direction of the unit producers
* Assist with researching stories, setting up interviews, pitching story ideas, logging tapes, and occasionally assisting out in the field on shoots
* Assisting the correspondents with day-of-air stories and long-term projects

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.