Disney ABC Television Group Newsgathering Operations Internship, ABC News- Summer 2019 in New York, New York

ABC News - Newsgathering Operations is responsible for all logistics, transmission and engineering for day-to-day news coverage, as well as special projects. The intern will rotate between all Newsgathering Operations departments, helping with support functions and learning what's involved with bringing together various technologies to facilitate the telling of news stories from the field. The intern will be exposed to all areas of field operations; including transmission, field equipment, crew coordination and various IP based broadcast solutions. He or she is expected to be hands-on, and his/her responsibilities will increase as the individual learns throughout the internship (and based on previous experience).

Responsibilities : A day in the life…

  • Rotate between the News Acquisition, Live Streaming, Logistics and Field Engineering departments

  • Assisting in coordinating production resources to help producers and clients tell stories

  • Booking crews, taking in feeds, and tracking equipment

  • Organizing information in critical systems used for transmission, crew coordination and equipment tracking

Basic Qualifications :

What you bring to the role…

  • A strong ability to collaborate and be part of a team but also self-sufficient

  • A basic understanding of television production ss

  • Proficiency in Excel and cloud productivity suites (Google Docs I Office 365)

  • Leadership position in a student television station, video production club or other related extracurricular activities

Preferred Qualifications :

•Undergraduate students in their Junior year, senior year or recent graduates

•Cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher

•Video production experience (educational or professional)

•Computer networking and/or software coding experience

Additional Information :

Internship Eligibility

•All candidates must possess unrestricted work authorization

•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 – 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 in order to qualify for this internship

•All candidates able to work in the New York City office and must provide their own housing and transportation for the duration of the internship

•All candidates must be able to have a consistent, reliable work schedule throughout the session

Program Dates

•All candidates must be available from May/June to August/September

•All candidates must be willing to work 40 hours/week

Job ID: 628187BR

Location: New York,New York

Job Posting Company: Media Networks

ABC Cable Networks Group 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.