Employment Type:
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Posted:
10/12/2018
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Production Operations Internship, Charlotte - ESPN - Spring 2019
The Walt Disney Company | Charlotte, North Carolina
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Job Description

Job Summary:


We Are…

ESPN Production Operations is a unit within the Production division of ESPN Content. Our staff is comprised of Media Operations, Content Edit, Studio Operations, Production Control Rooms, Facility Resources and Business Operations. 

This Production Operations Internship position is based out of the Charlotte office and will involve technical operation of positions in all phases of television for domestic production (SEC). This role includes, but is not limited to: server based non-linear edit, media record, play out, studio cameras, video shading, basic audio and more.

Responsibilities:


A Day in the Life…

  • Operating positions may include all phases of television for domestic production
  • Roles include but are not limited to content edit, media record, playout, studio cameras, video shading, audio comms, and basic audio.
  • Candidates must maintain knowledge of television standards and information, operating systems, broadcast equipment, signal flow and distribution and applicable ESPN Standard Operating Procedures
  • Daily shift reporting and participation at staff meetings

Basic Qualifications:


What You Bring to the Role: 

  • Basic understanding of all TV Production equipment and technology within assigned operating areas, which may include but not be limited to; server based recording/playback devices (DreamCatcher) and related software applications, production switchers and/or audio boards, and studio equipment (cameras).
  • Hands on experience in Final Cut Pro, Avid or other edit systems
  • Campus control room operations and/or previous internship in operations
  • Solid written communication skills and computer literacy

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Strong interest and desire in pursuing a career in an operations role
  • Ability to read and write in Spanish
  • Historical knowledge of US sports

Preferred 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 approximate dates are January 7– April 27, 2019. There may be some flexibility with the internship dates as needed. Interns will work 40 hours per week and must be fully available throughout the internship. 

Housing: This position is located in Charlotte, NC. A limited amount of housing assistance is 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.