ABC News is one of the nation’s three leading network news companies. Besides its Ḁagship program, World News Tonight, ABC produces other news shows that include Good Morning America, Primetime, Nightline, This Week and World News Now. The network also manages a 24-hour news website, affiliates and radio news stations. ABC anchors include Charles Gibson, Martin Bashir, Barbara Walters and Diane Sawyer. The network is owned by the Disney Corporation.
Interns are placed in several different “units,” which can be either a department or an ABC show. These include news operations (liaisons between all news shows), graphics (assisting art directors), long-form (working on longer documentaries), film/tape library and archives (screening and dubbing tapes), ABC News Radio, law and justice, ABC News Now, NewsOne/ABSAT (affiliate feed service), ABCNEWS.com, World News with Charles Gibson, Weekend News, the Brian Ross unit (the investigative team for ABC News), Stossel unit (assisting with segments for 20/20), business, medical, political, This Week with George Stephanopoulos, 20/20, America This Morning, World News Now, Nightline, Good Morning America, Good Morning America Weekend, rights and clearances, special events, Primetime and ABC News VideoSource (selling stock footage).
Open to juniors, seniors and grad students with excellent communication skills. Applicants must be able to work a minimum of 16 hours per week. Each internship has different requirements, so check the website for more details.
Number of Interns: Varies
Compensation/Benefits: Academic Credit, Paid
Academic Level: College Juniors, College Seniors, Graduate Students
New York, NY