DC Bureau Internship, ABC News Fall 2021

Website Walt Disney

Job Summary:
The ABC News Washington Bureau provides reporting and analysis around global affairs and national events with a focus on politics for all ABC News programs and platforms. This internship will focus on both newsgathering and production. The teams the interns will be supporting are:Global Affairs
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Race and Culture
Justice and Transportation
Responsibilities:
A day in the life…Assisting in the daily editorial research, reporting and writing for all platforms with special emphasis on digital
Monitoring social content; locating and researching elements for broadcast pieces, placing reporting calls, and assisting our producers in the field at events/stakeouts
Assisting with logging tape, and attending press conferences and hearings
Helping with spot production – assisting on local shoots and in the edit room
Opportunities exist for writing articles, and producing video shorts for dotcom/digital
Basic Qualifications:
What you bring to the role…Demonstrated interest in journalism, reporting, and/or intern experience in a newsroom
Strong proficiency with MS Office Suite including Word, Outlook, and Excel
Basic digital editing skills
Strong customer service skills
Strong familiarity with social media news outlets
Preferred Qualifications:
Preferred Junior or Senior, or a recent graduate within 18 months of graduation date
Previous internship experience in a professional newsroom setting
Prior experience generating story ideas and pitches
Familiarity with CMS (content management systems)
Knowledge/familiarity with major issues in politics and policy, justice, transportation and/or race and culture
Additional Information:
Must possess unrestricted work authorization
Must be at least 18 years old
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 eighteen (18) months – OR – be currently participating in the Disney College Program, Disney Culinary Program or Disney Professional Internship Program
Must provide able to work in the Washington, DC office and provide your own housing and transportation for the duration of the internship
Must be able to have a consistent, reliable work schedule throughout the session
Must be available from September to December
Must be willing to work 30 hours/week (weekdays). Interns will be working in the office 3 days per week and remotely the rest.

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.

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