2020 NAHJ/ABC NEWS Internship BA Snyder 2019-12-24T19:23:22+00:00
NAHJ/ABC NEWS Internship
An NAHJ student will be placed with ABC News for the 2020 ABC News/NAHJ Summer Internship. Applications will be accepted through February 21, 2020.
At ABC News, you’ll help us tell stories that touch millions of people around the globe and new ways for us to connect with the world. Now is your opportunity to unleash your skills….
As an intern at ABC News, you will perform a variety of editorial and production duties that are invaluable to one of the many shows and platforms’ success. Some of the departments or shows you could be working for are: Good Morning America, World News Tonight with David Muir, 20/20, Nightline, abcnews.com and The View.
You will play an integral role behind the scenes, to manage the enormous flow of information that comes in every day.
A day in the life…
• Assisting staff with all aspects of production • Booking, assisting with breaking news, logging & transcribing
• Shoot prep, shoot assistance & edit support • Ordering footage, scanning photos & running errands • Story development & research • Daily office work including mail, digital media distribution & additional support
What you bring to the role…
• Demonstrated ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously
• Passion for news stories
• Ability to work in a fast-paced environment
• Strong communication and writing skills
• Strong, detail-oriented work ethic, self-motivation and positive attitude
Here are more details on the paid internship with ABC News for an NAHJ student:
Paid for 12 weeks, 40 hours per week
Held from May/June to August/ September
Internship will be held in either our New York City or Washington D.C. office
Stipend to go toward housing
Programming during the summer includes speaker events with ABC News leaders and networking opportunities with recruiters for full-time positions
Undergraduate students in their Junior or Senior year
Currently 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
NAHJ student member
Cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher
Strong proficiency in Microsoft Office with an emphasis in MS Word, Access, Excel & PowerPoint
Previous internship experience, either print or broadcast
Some experience related to social media including Twitter, Facebook, Snapchat, Instagram, YouTube
The following materials are required:
Link to work samples
In 150-200 words, state why you want to pursue a career in broadcast journalism and what you hope to gain from an internship at ABC News
Letter of recommendation
NAHJ will review applications and submit them to ABC News. Applicants will be notified in March.
To join NAHJ or to apply, click here. Incomplete applications will not be considered.
Notes for applying:
Please plan to finish the application in one sitting, you cannot save it as a draft
The application has a timer. You can extend the time, but if you walk away and miss the prompt, the application will time out and shut you out