Employment Type:
Intern/Co-op
Posted:
9/27/2018
Job Category:
Entertainment
Industry:
Entertainment
Production Operations Internship - ESPN - Spring 2019
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The Walt Disney Company | Bristol, CT
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Job Description

Job Summary:


We Are…in the middle of it all!

ESPN Production Operations is comprised of four operating groups. They include Studio Operations, Edit Operations, Network Operations and Production Control Rooms. We work under the hot studio lights and deadline driven edit rooms, within the high stakes live network control environment, in the demanding import/export media transfer rooms and the adrenaline packed control rooms.

Responsibilities:


A Day in the Life:

  • Production Operations interns will have hands-on training on state of the art equipment and work in a live production environment to deliver world class sports programming to our fans
  • Roles include but are not limited to: Audio Assist, Video Editor, Operator roles such as Playout, Studio Camera, Program Ingest, and Master Control
  • Operate independently upon completion of training

Basic Qualifications:


What You Bring to the Role:

  • Basic understanding of Production equipment and technology, which may include server based recording/playback devices and related software applications, master control switchers (for playout of content to air), and hard cameras for live studio shows
  • Hands-on experience in Final Cut Pro, Avid, and Adobe Premiere or other edit systems
  • Strong communication skills and work ethic, ability to work in a changing and challenging environment while remaining calm in high pressure situations
  • Previous internship or campus experience in control room, studio, or remote operations
  • Ability to work nights, holidays, and weekends

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Strong interest in pursuing a career in live production operations

Required Education

  • Enrolled as a junior, senior or graduate student in an accredited college/university in the semester prior to the internship

Additional Information:


Internship Eligibility:

  • Must be enrolled in a college/university taking at least one class in the semester/quarter (spring/fall) prior to participation in the internship program OR currently participating in a Disney College Program or Disney Professional Internship. December 2018 graduates are still eligible.
  • Must be at least 18 years of age
  • Must not have completed one year of continual employment on a Disney internship or program
  • Must possess unrestricted work authorization

Program Dates: The length of this internship is 10 weeks, and the approximate dates are January 7 - March 16, 2019. Interns will work 40 hours per week and must be fully available throughout the internship. 

Housing: This position is based in Bristol, CT. A limited amount of housing assistance may be available for those who qualify. 

Transportation: Must provide own transportation to/from work.


About ESPN:

Working at ESPN is unlike anything else. That’s because we’re always finding new ways to interact with fans – however and wherever they connect with sports. Every day we’re doing things that no one has done, all in a dynamic culture where we defy odds and continuously outdo ourselves. When you have the latest technology, game-changing ideas and world-class talent on your team, every day is extraordinary.

About The Walt Disney Company:

The Walt Disney Company, together with its subsidiaries and affiliates, is a leading diversified international family entertainment and media enterprise with the following business segments: media networks, parks and resorts, studio entertainment, consumer products and interactive media. From humble beginnings as a cartoon studio in the 1920s to its preeminent name in the entertainment industry today, Disney proudly continues its legacy of creating world-class stories and experiences for every member of the family. Disney’s stories, characters and experiences reach consumers and guests from every corner of the globe. With operations in more than 40 countries, our employees and cast members work together to create entertainment experiences that are both universally and locally cherished.

This position is with ESPN Productions, Inc., which is part of a business segment we call ESPN.

ESPN Productions, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status. Disney fosters a business culture where ideas and decisions from all people help us grow, innovate, create the best stories and be relevant in a rapidly changing world.

About The Walt Disney Company

The Walt Disney Company, together with its subsidiaries and affiliates, is a leading diversified international family entertainment and media enterprise with the following business segments: media networks, parks and resorts, studio entertainment, consumer products and interactive media. From humble beginnings as a cartoon studio in the 1920s to its preeminent name in the entertainment industry today, Disney proudly continues its legacy of creating world-class stories and experiences for every member of the family. Disney’s stories, characters and experiences reach consumers and guests from every corner of the globe. With operations in more than 40 countries, our employees and cast members work together to create entertainment experiences that are both universally and locally cherished.