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KGO-TV(ABC7) 7 On Your Side Internship

Intern Level

Summary

KGO-TV is an ABC-owned television station (OTVS), located in San Francisco near the city’s iconic waterfront. The station is in the #8 ranked television market in the country. You will have the opportunity to observe and participate in the daily work and operations of a major market television station. Interns at 7 on Your Side get hands-on experience working with a team that produces three consumer news segments each week day, reaching hundreds of thousands of viewers and directly helping the residents of the San Francisco Bay Area. While interns get news production experience, they also learn essential office skills like organization, effective communication, follow-through, and meeting deadlines in a fast-paced environment. Overall, we hope to teach our interns how to find, craft, and distribute good stories while instilling a sense of teamwork and a desire to help those around us.

Job Description

Responsibilities:
As this role is now remote-only, this role will focus more heavily on research and data organization. Interns will need to keep up with daily consumer news with an eye for potential stories, with possible light writing assignments. Interns will also do research for producers’ stories, including web research, verifying data over the phone, and cross-checking multiple sources.

Interns will also help sift through viewer responses to find the most compelling stories for the producers, and compile data on the information gathered from the pool of viewer messages.

Finally, interns will help consumer counselors as they answer viewer email and present the viewers’ issues to the relevant companies / agencies.

Basic Qualifications:
Successful interns will have a strong story sense, great attention to detail, the ability to interrogate information and conduct effective research, good organizational and time management skills, and the ability to follow through.
Able to work in a fast-paced environment and work effectively with different personality types.
Working experience in Microsoft Word and Excel, Google Docs and Google Sheets, Zoom, Slack.
Proficient in creating and maintaining spreadsheets in Excel
Strong general research and organization skills
Patience, professionalism, and clear communication essential

Preferred Qualifications:
Familiarity with PowerPoint and Google Slides

Required Education
Cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher.
Junior or Senior-level standing, or a recent graduate within 18 months of graduation date

Additional Information:
All students must possess unrestricted work authorization.
All students must be at least 18 years old.
At the time of application, must currently be enrolled in an accredited college or university taking at least one class in the semester/quarter (spring) prior to participating in the program – OR – be a recent graduate of an accredited college or university within the last 18 months - OR - be currently participating in a Disney Professional Internship.
This internship is a remote internship. The internships requires a working, reliable internet connection, as well as a quiet, dedicated work space.
All candidates must be available from May through August.
All candidates must be willing to work 20 hours/week.
All students must provide a consistent, reliable work schedule during the session.


Category
Production Services 
Location
Remote Location
Time Period
4 Months
Start Date
May 01, 2021
Job Type
Intern 
Weekly Limit
20
Shift
N/A
Skills
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