About the Role
Every single day, 7 On Your Side gets dozens of emails from our viewers. Each is a cry for help from someone who feels they've been scammed or ripped off. It's the intern's job to effectively and thoughtfully pre-interview many of these viewers to determine if the story is worth the unit's time, effort, and resources.
Will be responsible for pre-interviewing viewers/guests, compiling documentation, and pitching strong stories to the producer.
Shadow reporter Nina Pineda on numerous shoots, learning on-camera techniques, and doing sample stand-ups!
COMPENSATION: The pay rate for this internship in New York is $21.70 per hour.
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 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
Outstanding, highly motivated self-starter who is passionate about helping others, telling good stories, and learning how to put together a television news story.
A hard-working professional who is an organized multitasker who strives to competently balance different tasks, and who has outstanding phone skills.
Someone with an insatiable curiosity who isn't afraid to ask questions.
A courteous candidate who is responsible with outstanding attention to detail, professional demeanor, and strong work ethic.
About the Company
WABC Television (New York), LLC is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status or any other basis prohibited by federal, state or local law. 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.