Monday, February 13, 2017

ABC News, DC Bureau – "This Week" Paid Production Internship- Summer 2017

As an intern with “This Week” you are an integral part of the editorial team. Some of your responsibilities may include: 
  • Contributing ideas during editorial pitch meetings
  • Curating background research for headliner interviews and roundtable segments
  • Collaborating with our digital producer to produce content for digital and social media platforms
  • Assisting with live show production on Sunday mornings, including guest greeting
  • Transcribing prerecorded interviews
  • Assisting with field shoots and/or special events What you bring to the role…
  • Keen interest in politics and journalism
  • Strong base of knowledge about politics and current events (domestic and international)
  • Previous experience (academic or internship) related to broadcasting, reporting or writing news content
  • Sharp editorial judgment
  • Strong writing and editing skills
  • Strong research skills
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Journalism or Political Science majors
  • Note: this internship requires working on weekends. All interested candidates must be able to work Friday, Saturday & Sunday.*
As well as… •All candidates must be eligible to work in the US 
  • All candidates must be at least 18 years old
  • All candidates must be available from May to August for the 12 week program
  • All candidates must be willing to work 32 hours/week (Thursday-Sunday)
  • All candidates must provide their own housing and transportation for the duration of the internship
  • All candidates must be able to have a consistent, reliable work schedule throughout the session
  • Undergraduate students in their Junior or Senior year
  • Cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher
  • Demonstrated interest in journalism (print and/or broadcast) via academic coursework or previous internship experience
  • Previous experience (academic or internship) related to reporting or writing news content
  • Previous experience (academic or internship) in editing for publications
  • Previous experience (academic or internship) in pitching stories/ideas for review
  • Demonstrated interest (academic or internship) in political discourse/political studies
  • Previous experience (academic or internship) with in-depth research, news or political This position is with: American Broadcast Companies, Inc
Compensation: Intern positions are paid employment opportunities 

Read more and apply here.