WABC-TV Creative Services Promotions Internship Summer 2019

Disney - New York
Job Summary:
WABC-TV, the flagship Disney/ABC – owned television station in New York, is the most-watched television station in the New York Television market and the United States. WABC also leads the market in station websites and has the highest social media engagement.

Channel 7’s Creative Services Department functions as an in-house advertising agency promoting all programming on WABC-TV, including the highly-rated Eyewitness News, and the abc7NY digital brands. The Creative Services internship program is very hands-on. You will gain knowledge and real-world experience in production, post-production, promotion writing, and digital media marketing.

You will assist producers in preparing spots for air and will be responsible for shepherding various projects through to completion. You will gain exposure to multiple departments at the station, including News, Digital, Programming, Production, and Sales/Marketing. Video editing experience is essential.
Basic Qualifications:
  • Video editing experience in Adobe Premiere, Final Cut Pro, or Avid
  • Familiarity with WABC-TV and abc7NY properties
  • Attention to detail, exacting standards, and superior organization skills
  • Cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher
  • Major or previous coursework in Broadcast Journalism, Communications, Video Production, or related major
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Familiarity with Adobe After Effects
  • Previous work or intern experience in the field of television
Additional Information:
Internship Eligibility:

•All students must possess unrestricted work authorization
•All students must be at least 18 years old
•You 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 must be available from May/June through the end of August
•All candidates must be willing to work 16 hours/week
•All students must provide their own housing

and transportation for the duration of the internship

About Disney ABC Television Group:

Disney/ABC Television Group (DATG) redefines the future of media and entertainment. Delivering compelling creative, great storytelling, ground-breaking technology, high-impact marketing and innovative distribution, DATG offers multiple opportunities to build a career that supports entertaining and informing the world. A key unit of The Walt Disney Company, one of the world's most admired vertically integrated media enterprises, DATG includes global live action and animation entertainment, news, owned television stations, and radio. If you've got a passion to join our team of talented professionals we want to hear your story.

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.

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

American Broadcasting Companies, Inc. 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.

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