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KTRK-TV Community Affairs Intern - Fall 2019
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Disney | Houston, TX
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Job Description

KTRK-TV Community Affairs Intern - Fall 2019

KTRK-TV is an ABC owned television station (OTVS), located in a state-of-the-art facility in Houston, Texas. ABC13 (KTRK) Houston's news leader is one of the most technically advanced television stations in the country. The station is a champion of innovation and is at the forefront of the changing media landscape. Our offices and studios are located in the Greenway Plaza area.

The internship program is designed to provide students with an on-site educational experience that complements their academic studies. Interns will have an 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 U.S.
* 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, classified as a Junior or Senior with a minimum GPA 3.0
* All candidates must be able to have a consistent, reliable work schedule throughout the session
* All candidates must be receiving college credit for this internship, and provide that confirmation in writing at the beginning of the internship

Program Dates

* All candidates must be available from mid-August through early December
* All candidates must be available to work 20 hours per week during a Monday through Sunday schedule (hours and days to be determined by your supervisor, and could include nights, weekends and holidays)
* All candidates must be able to work in the Houston office and provide their own housing and transportation for the duration of the internship

Required Materials:

* Résumé (outlining all of your required qualifications)
* College transcripts (official or unofficial
* A Cover Letter outlining your interest in this position, and relative experience in work, school, and extracurricular activities

To upload these documents:

* Log into your Dashboard
* Click the second tab "Attachments"
* Select "Submitted Applications"
* Click on the title of the position for which you would like to attach the transcript/cover letter/resume/etc.
* Click the "Add Files" button
* Under what you want to add, select "Transcript"/or type of document you are attaching
* Be sure your document is titled appropriately with your name and type of document in this format: First Name_Last Name_Transcript

Category

Production and Programming

Basic Qualifications

What you bring to the role…

* Pursuing a career in television/multi-media field
* The ability to shoot and edit on your cell phone
* Knowledge of social media platforms
* Attention to detail and organization skills
* Strong writing ability
* Passion For News
* Flexibility and Ability to Multi Task in a Fast Paced Environment

Business

Media Networks

Required Education

* Junior or Senior-level standing currently enrolled in an accredited college or University
* Minimum overall GPA of 3.0

Preferred Qualifications

* Majoring in Journalism, Digital Media, Radio, Television and Film, Mass Communications
* Taken a class in Digital Media/Journalism
* Experience shooting and editing video
* Experience working with Premier

Postal Code

77005-2114

Job Description

KTRK-TV Community Affairs Intern - Fall 2019

KTRK-TV is an ABC owned television station (OTVS), located in a state-of-the-art facility in Houston, Texas. ABC13 (KTRK) Houston's news leader is one of the most technically advanced television stations in the country. The station is a champion of innovation and is at the forefront of the changing media landscape. Our offices and studios are located in the Greenway Plaza area.

The internship program is designed to provide students with an on-site educational experience that complements their academic studies. Interns will have an 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 U.S.
* 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, classified as a Junior or Senior with a minimum GPA 3.0
* All candidates must be able to have a consistent, reliable work schedule throughout the session
* All candidates must be receiving college credit for this internship, and provide that confirmation in writing at the beginning of the internship

Program Dates

* All candidates must be available from mid-August through early December
* All candidates must be available to work 20 hours per week during a Monday through Sunday schedule (hours and days to be determined by your supervisor, and could include nights, weekends and holidays)
* All candidates must be able to work in the Houston office and provide their own housing and transportation for the duration of the internship

Required Materials:

* Résumé (outlining all of your required qualifications)
* College transcripts (official or unofficial
* A Cover Letter outlining your interest in this position, and relative experience in work, school, and extracurricular activities

To upload these documents:

* Log into your Dashboard
* Click the second tab "Attachments"
* Select "Submitted Applications"
* Click on the title of the position for which you would like to attach the transcript/cover letter/resume/etc.
* Click the "Add Files" button
* Under what you want to add, select "Transcript"/or type of document you are attaching
* Be sure your document is titled appropriately with your name and type of document in this format: First Name_Last Name_Transcript

Basic Qualifications

What you bring to the role…

* Pursuing a career in television/multi-media field
* The ability to shoot and edit on your cell phone
* Knowledge of social media platforms
* Attention to detail and organization skills
* Strong writing ability
* Passion For News
* Flexibility and Ability to Multi Task in a Fast Paced Environment

Required Education

* Junior or Senior-level standing currently enrolled in an accredited college or University
* Minimum overall GPA of 3.0

Preferred Qualifications

* Majoring in Journalism, Digital Media, Radio, Television and Film, Mass Communications
* Taken a class in Digital Media/Journalism
* Experience shooting and editing video
* Experience working with Premier

Responsibilities

A day in the life…

Some of your projects with the KTRK-TV Community Affairs team may include:

* Assist with the organization and production of community outreach events , including scheduling of guests, help shooting, editing and gathering video
* Creating content and posting community info to station website and social media
* Assisting station on air talent with community drives/events
* Work collaboratively with other departments to created community content

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.