ESPN, Inc. Digital Media Internship, Charlotte - ESPN - Fall 2018 in Charlotte, North Carolina

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.

Responsibilities :

A Day in the Life…

  • Edit daily video content from SEC Network studio shows and live SEC events

  • Publish editorial content through ESPN CMS tools

  • Document standard operating procedures

  • Additional publishing duties as needed

Basic Qualifications :

What You Bring to the Role:

  • Strong English grammar and AP Style knowledge

  • Edit and publish content using proprietary tools on the SEC digital platforms

  • Has basic news journalism experience and news judgment; understands assigned sport(s) from a journalistic point of view. Exhibit a solid understanding and appreciation of news, story play and trending topics.

  • Has basic understanding of social media content and is able to recognize and react to social media trends or content within events that have social media potential

  • Has the ability to prioritize multiple news stories based on potential user engagement

  • Has a basic understanding of HTML and related web authoring tools and software

  • Candidates should have the demonstrated ability to write and think capably about several different sports

  • Familiarity with most major Internet search engines and fluency in electronic newsgathering techniques

  • Basic understanding of video and photo editing techniques

  • Excellent organizational and time management skills, with ability to manage workload in fast-paced environment

Preferred Qualifications :

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

  • Historical knowledge of US sports

  • Familiarity with processes and procedures of a television production department

  • Familiarity with server-based media and/or non-linear editing equipment

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

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

Preferred Education :

  • Enrolled as a junior, senior or graduate student in an accredited college/university in the semester prior to the internship

  • Communication, Broadcasting, Journalism or related majors

Company Overview :

Additional Information :

Internship Eligibility :

  • Must be enrolled in a college/university taking at least one class in the semester/quarter (spring/fall) prior to participation in the internship program OR currently participating in a Disney College Program or Disney Professional 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 are July 30 – December 7, 2018. There may be some flexibility with internship dates as needed. Interns may work up to 40 hours per week with some flexibility for classes if needed.

Housing : This position is located in Charlotte, NC. A limited amount of housing assistance is available for those

who qualify.

Transportation : Must provide own transportation to/from work.

Job ID: 547606BR

Location: Charlotte,North Carolina

Job Posting Company: Media Networks