The Walt Disney Company Production Internship, Longhorn Network - ESPN - Fall 2018 in Austin, Texas

Working at ESPN is unlike anything else. That's because we're always finding new ways to interact with fans - however and wherever they connect with sports. When you have the latest technology, game-changing ideas and world-class talent on your team, every day is extraordinary.

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Longhorn Network (LHN) launched August 2011. LHN, a partnership between ESPN and The University of Texas, broadcasts 175 athletic events a year, plus original studio shows, analysis, and academic content.

Responsibilities : A Day in the Life:

  • Screens, logs, transcribes and clips footage for events; organizes head shot and melt reels

  • Cuts show elements, such as video b-roll, highlights, teases selects materials for bumps and roll-outs

  • Operates studio teleprompter system

  • Perform crew functions as needed during productions and assist in location productions

  • Logs and archives video and associated data for future use

  • Takes photographs and video for use across LHN social media platforms

Basic Qualifications :

What You Bring to the Role:

  • Elite knowledge of sports, including current athletes, rules and events with an emphasis on UT sports

  • High level of familiarity with ESPN programming, platforms and studio shows

  • Must possess demonstrated communication and organization skills and ability to react quickly and positively under a wide variety of production situations

  • Demonstrated leadership experience in a professional role, organization or activity

Preferred Qualifications :

  • Experience in sports media, preferably in television production, or involvement with collegiate TV station

  • Historical knowledge UT sports

  • Familiarity with server-based media and/or non-linear editing equipment including but not limited to Final Cut Pro and Avid.

  • Experience operating a teleprompter

  • Experience with editing, screening, logging and/or archiving video

  • Familiarity with the sports media landscape, including knowledge of business trends and technologies

  • Knowledge of Photoshop and ability to create memes and gifs

Required Education :

  • Enrolled as a sophomore, junior or senior at a four-year college or university taking at least one class at the time of application and also taking at least one class throughout the length of the internship.

  • Candidate must be in good academic standing with the college or university

Preferred Education :

  • Communication, Broadcasting, Journalism or related majors

Company Overview :

The Walt Disney Company is the global leader in high-quality entertainment and innovative technology. Begin a career that delivers unparalleled creative content and experiences to audiences around the world.

Additional Information :

Internship Eligibility:

  • Enrolled as a sophomore, junior or senior at a four-year college or university taking at least one class at the time of application and also taking at least one class throughout the length of the 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

Program Dates: The approximate dates of this internship are August 27 – December 8, 2018 with the possibility to extend the internship during the Spring 2019 semester based on job performance and interest. Interns will work 25-29 hours per week and will need to provide availability on nights and weekends.

Housing: This internship is located in Austin, TX. Participants on this internship must provide their own housing.

Transportation: Must provide own transportation to/from work.

ESPN is an Equal Opportunity Employer – Female/Minority/Veteran/Disability. Our goal is to create an inclusive workplace for all.

Job ID: 546779BR

Location: Austin,Texas

Job Posting Company: Media Networks