Spring Intern - Production - Specialized Units

ABC News

Remote / Virtual 5 days ago
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  • Paid
  • Internship
  • Entry (0-2 years) Experience
Job Description

ABC News' Specialized Units leads the news division in breaking news stories and providing original content to all platforms. The Specialized Units works on medical, business, law/justice, and investigative stories as well as bookings for high profile interviews, ABC News specials and all ABC News programs.


A day in the life…
• Digitizing and logging content
• Researching and writing news stories
• Assisting in booking
• Pitching original story ideas and researching characters
• Various administrative duties including sensitive show information

Basic Qualifications:

What you bring to the role…
• Strong communication and writing skills
• Interest in business, legal, medical and current affairs stories
• Up-to-date on current events including politics
• Pursuing a degree in journalism or equivalent
• Demonstrated experience (academic or previous internship) in broadcast or print journalism
• Previous experience (academic or internship) in writing for news stories

Preferred Qualifications:
• Undergraduate students in their junior year, senior year or recent graduate
• Prefer strong writer
• Social Media and pop culture savvy
• Foreign language proficiency a plus

Additional Information:
• Must possess unrestricted work authorization
• Must be at least 18 years old
• At the time of application, 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 6 months - OR - be currently participating in the Disney College Program, Disney Culinary Program or Disney Professional Internship Program
• Must be willing to work in the New York City area 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 not have completed one year of continual employment on a Disney internship or program

Program Dates
• Must be available from January to May 2022
• Must be willing to work 40 hours/week (M-F). Intern will be asked to work in the office occasionally and work remotely the rest of the time

About ABC News:

This position is with American Broadcasting Companies, Inc., which is part of a business segment we call ABC News.

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-rb1oe6-3-236-232-99-42 in your application.