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Summer / Fall Intern - KABC-TV Content Development

Disney

Glendale, CA 01-27-2024
 
  • Paid
  • Internship
  • Entry (0-2 years) Experience
Job Description
KABC-TV (ABC7) Content Development Intern, Summer/Fall 2024

About the Role & Program

KABC-TV (ABC7) is an ABC owned television station (OTV), located in Glendale, near downtown Los Angeles. Our station is in the second largest market in the country. Weekly, ABC7 produces over sixty-three hours of local news, public affairs, magazine programs and public service campaigns!

The internship program is designed to provide you with an on-site educational experience that complements your academic studies. You will have an opportunity to observe and participate in the daily work and operations of a major market television station.

What You Will Do

Ever dreamed of covering entertainment news or even being ''On The Red Carpet'' at a Hollywood premiere? We are looking for an intern to join our team to learn what happens behind the scenes at the production of ABC7 special event coverage, with the primary focus being part of ''On The Red Carpet,'' the entertainment brand of the ABC Owned Television Stations. This position is a great opportunity for those who have a desire to gain experience working in the many different stages of production and content development.

As the KABC-TV (ABC7) Content Development Intern, you may:
• Work with the show producers in researching stories, setting up interviews, and assisting on studio and field camera shoots
• Assist in the post-production process, including logging/transcribing interviews, and editing content
• Be part of the ''On The Red Carpet'' social media strategy, including content creation, and engagement and growth of our Facebook, Instagram, TikTok, YouTube, Threads, X, formerly known as Twitter, and other social platforms
• Write articles, create video content, and publish to the ABC7 website

Required Qualifications & Skills
• Experience with Microsoft Office including Word, PowerPoint, Excel and Outlook
• Experience editing video using Adobe Premiere
• Major or previous coursework in Film & Television, Communications or related major

Preferred Qualifications
• Experience in and knowledge of using social media platforms to post and create content
• Completed coursework in producing, writing, or editing
• Previous experience (academic or internship) in journalism (print and/or broadcast); television, news and new media production; and/or television news script writing

Education
• Must be enrolled in an accredited college/university taking at least one class in the semester/quarter (spring/fall) prior to participation in the internship program OR must have graduated from a college/university within 6 months at time of application posting OR currently participating in a Disney College Program or Disney Professional Internship
• Undergraduate students in their Junior or Senior year or recently graduated within the past 6 months preferred

Eligibility Requirements & Internship Information
• Must be enrolled in an accredited college/university taking at least one class in the semester/quarter (spring/fall) prior to participation in the internship program OR must have graduated from a college/university within 6 months at time of application posting OR currently participating in a Disney College Program or Disney Professional Internship
• 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

Additional Information
• Must be able to have a consistent, reliable work schedule throughout the internship
• Program length-- The approximate dates of this internship are June 2024 through early January 2025
• Work details-- Must be fully available to work 40 hours per week during a Monday through Sunday schedule (hours and days to be determined by your supervisor and could include nights, weekends and holidays)
• Housing-- Must provide own housing for the duration internship program in the Los Angeles, California area
• Transportation-- Must have reliable transportation to/from work

The pay rate for this internship in California is $17.20 per hour. Select benefits may be provided as part of the compensation package, such as medical, financial, and/or other benefits. To learn more about our benefits visit: https://jobs.disneycareers.com/benefits.

About Disney Entertainment Television:

Disney Entertainment Television is a collection of renowned content brands at The Walt Disney Company creating original entertainment and news programming for the company's streaming platforms Disney+, Hulu and Star, and its broadcast and cable networks. Its extensive portfolio is comprised of ABC Entertainment, ABC News, ABC Owned Television Stations, Disney Branded Television, Freeform, FX, Hulu Originals, National Geographic Content and Onyx Collective, in addition to Disney Television Studios, which include 20th Television, 20th Television Animation, ABC Signature and Walt Disney Television Alternative. Responsible for over 4,500 hours of programming a year across more than 300 programs of all genres, Disney Entertainment Television's creative brands are at the forefront of groundbreaking storytelling, captivating audiences and generating critical acclaim. In 2023, Disney Entertainment Television's programming excellence earned 163 Emmy® nominations across daytime, primetime, news & documentary, and children's & family categories.

This position is with KABC Television, LLC, which is part of a business we call Disney Entertainment Television.

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-gk6yk0-18-207-129-175-42 in your application.

Salary Details
Salary: $17.20 Per Hour ($ USD)