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"This Week" Production Internship, DC Bureau ABC News-...
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Disney | Washington, MA
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Job Description

"This Week with George Stephanopoulos" is ABC News flagship public affairs program featuring newsmaker interviews, political analysis and debates on a wide range of 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 32 hours/week- schedule is Thursday-Sunday

Category

Production and Programming

Basic Qualifications

What you bring to the role…

* A keen interest in politics and journalism
* A strong base of knowledge about politics and current events (domestic and international)
* Previous experience (academic or internship) related to broadcasting, reporting or writing news content
* Sharp editorial judgment
* Strong writing and editing skills
* Strong research skills
* Strong attention to detail
* Journalism or Political Science Majors
* Note: This internship requires working on weekends. All interested candidates must be able to work Thursday, Friday, Saturday & Sunday.*

Business

Walt Disney Television

Preferred Qualifications

* Undergraduate students in their Junior or Senior year
* Cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher
* Demonstrated interest in journalism (print and/or broadcast) via academic coursework or previous internship experience
* Previous experience (academic or internship) related to reporting or writing news content
* Previous experience (academic or internship) in editing for publications
* Previous experience (academic or internship) in pitching stories/ideas for review
* Demonstrated interest (academic or internship) in political discourse/political studies
* Previous experience (academic or internship) with in-depth research, news or political

Postal Code

20036

Responsibilities

A day in the life…

As an intern with "This Week" you are an integral part of the editorial team. Some of your responsibilities may include:

* Contributing ideas during editorial pitch meetings
* Curating background research for headliner interviews and roundtable segments
* Transcribing prerecorded interviews
* Supporting with live show production on Sunday mornings, including guest greeting
* Publishing digital stories summarizing headliner interviews after the show

Job Description

"This Week with George Stephanopoulos" is ABC News flagship public affairs program featuring newsmaker interviews, political analysis and debates on a wide range of 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 32 hours/week- schedule is Thursday-Sunday

Basic Qualifications

What you bring to the role…

* A keen interest in politics and journalism
* A strong base of knowledge about politics and current events (domestic and international)
* Previous experience (academic or internship) related to broadcasting, reporting or writing news content
* Sharp editorial judgment
* Strong writing and editing skills
* Strong research skills
* Strong attention to detail
* Journalism or Political Science Majors
* Note: This internship requires working on weekends. All interested candidates must be able to work Thursday, Friday, Saturday & Sunday.*

Preferred Qualifications

* Undergraduate students in their Junior or Senior year
* Cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher
* Demonstrated interest in journalism (print and/or broadcast) via academic coursework or previous internship experience
* Previous experience (academic or internship) related to reporting or writing news content
* Previous experience (academic or internship) in editing for publications
* Previous experience (academic or internship) in pitching stories/ideas for review
* Demonstrated interest (academic or internship) in political discourse/political studies
* Previous experience (academic or internship) with in-depth research, news or political

Responsibilities

A day in the life…

As an intern with "This Week" you are an integral part of the editorial team. Some of your responsibilities may include:

* Contributing ideas during editorial pitch meetings
* Curating background research for headliner interviews and roundtable segments
* Transcribing prerecorded interviews
* Supporting with live show production on Sunday mornings, including guest greeting
* Publishing digital stories summarizing headliner interviews after the show

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.