2012 ABC News Internships - Spring (NY and CA)

Posted On: December 21, 2011

Paid Journalism Internship

Media Organization: ABC News

Company Description

More people get their news from ABC News than from any other source. ABC News is responsible for all of the ABC Television Network’s news programming on a variety of platforms: television, radio and digital.

Job Description

Our ABC News internship program offers students:
- a world-class news production internship experience
- experience at a diversified global Fortune 100 company
- exposure to our business operations, technology and processes
- ability to participate in intern-specific and companywide activities for social networking
- opportunity to develop professionally with exposure to management
- competitive pay

ABC News has internship opportunities in the following areas:
- Good Morning America
- Newsmagazines (20/20, Primetime, What Would You Do?)
- World News with Diane Sawyer
- Nightline
- ABCNews.com
- ABC News NOW
- ABC NewsOne and NewsOne Sports
- Brian Ross Investigative Unit
- Longform Documentary Unit
- Specialized Units
- ABC News Radio
- ABC News Assignment Desk

This internship program is open to undergraduate and graduate level students who are currently enrolled in school and are in their sophomore year at a minimum.

Interns MUST meet the following criteria:
- Currently earning a college/university degree in a related field
- Available a minimum of 16 hours per week
- Excellent communication skills
- Demonstrated computer proficiency with Microsoft Word, Access, Excel, and PowerPoint

The spring internship program runs approximately from January 2012 – May 2012.

New York, NY, Burbank, CA and Glendale, CA. Students must provide their own housing and transportation.

Hiring decisions are based on your major field of study, past work/internship experience, and extracurricular activities. We are looking for students who will make the most of this great opportunity.

Intern responsibilities may include:
- assisting crews and reporters on shoots/in field; scouting field locations; shooting footage
- supporting producers and editors; coordinating scripts
- pitching/developing ideas; assisting with story planning; following up on stories; conducting research and preparing materials for distribution
- editing clips using Avid; sitting in on editing sessions
- pitching, reporting and writing stories for web; updating social media sites
- logging/transcribing tapes; digitizing tapes; feeding tapes to various bureaus; processing file video requests
- booking guests and interviews; conducting preliminary interviews; setting up meetings
- crafting and sending out editorial advisories to affiliate stations
- scanning photos; ordering tapes; answering phones; handling administrative duties as needed

We offer an attractive hourly salary. Interns are not eligible for company medical benefits, holiday pay or sick pay.

How to Apply:
Apply online at https://sjobs.brassring.com/1033/ASP/TG/cim_jobdetail.asp?partnerid=25348&siteid=5039&jobid=12427. Please remember to upload your actual resume file.

Please remember to upload/attach your resume file.
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Thank you for applying!

Req ID: 12427

To Apply

All candidates MUST apply online at https://sjobs.brassring.com/1033/ASP/TG/cim_jobdetail.asp?partnerid=25348&siteid=5039&jobid=12427. Please remember to upload your actual resume file.