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

Job Summary:


We Are…

The Production Department produces content for ESPN’s family of networks that fans can watch on television, their computer, tablet or smart phone; examples include SportsCenter, Baseball Tonight and NFL Live.

Responsibilities:



A Day in the Life:

  • Screens games, selects shots and creates shot sheets for assigned highlights
  • Cuts show elements, such as video b-roll, highlights; selects material for bumps and roll-outs
  • May operate studio teleprompter system
  • Provides timely, accurate and complete delivery of multimedia elements and publishes to various platforms
  • Logs and archives video & sound and associated data for future use
  • Researches, writes and disseminates ideas for future content element on ESPN platforms

Basic Qualifications:



What You Bring to the Role:

  • Experience in sports media, preferably in television production, or involvement with collegiate TV station
  • Solid knowledge of sports, including current athletes, rules and events
  • Familiarity with server-based media and/or non-linear editing equipment including but not limited to Final Cut Pro and Avid
  • High level of familiarity with ESPN programming, platforms and studio

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Historical knowledge of US sports
  • Experience with editing, screening, logging and/or archiving video
  • Familiarity with sports media landscape, including knowledge of business trends and technologies
  • Demonstrated leadership experience in a professional role, organization or activity

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 17, 2019. Interns will work 40 hours per week and must be fully available throughout the internship including nights, weekends and holidays. 

Housing: 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.