Production Internship Los Angeles ESPN

 Interns will support Coordinating Producers, Producers, Highlight Producers and Associate Producers with the production of live or taped studio shows and/or remote events.

  • Screens games and selects shots for highlights
  • Creates shot sheets for assigned highlights
  • Cuts show elements, such as video b-roll, highlights, teases selects materials for bumps and roll-outs
  • Operates studio teleprompter system
  • May possibly be called upon to perform crew functions as needed during productions and assist in location productions
  • Provides timely, accurate and complete delivery of multimedia elements and publishes to various platforms
  • Screens videotapes and/or servers and conducts research in the media asset management system to obtain material for the preparation of production elements
  • Logs and archives video and associated data for future use
  • Ensures suitability of footage for ESPN Authenticated Networks in real time
  • Researches, writes and disseminates ideas for future content elements on ESPN platforms
  • May be called upon to run social media accounts for ESPN shows and properties
  • Accountable for strict adherence to established Production department procedures
  • Some positions will require fluency in Spanish and knowledge of multiple cultures and/or historical expertise in specific sports such as soccer, rugby, or cricket.

Basic Qualifications

  • Elite knowledge of sports, including current athletes, rules and events
  • Must possess demonstrated communication and organization skills and ability to react quickly and positively under a wide variety of production situations
  • High level of familiarity with ESPN programming, platforms and studio shows

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience in sports media, preferably in television production, 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
  • Familiarity with the sports media landscape, including knowledge of business trends and technologies
  • Demonstrated leadership experience in a professional role, organization or activity
  • Ability to read and write in Spanish
  • Knowledge of multiple cultures and/or historical expertise in specific sports such as soccer, rugby or cricket

Preferred Education

  • Currently enrolled as a junior or senior in an accredited college/university

Internship Program Type
Professional Internship
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 be 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. Note: Once you have completed one consecutive year of employment on a Disney internship or program, there must be a minimum 6 month gap before the start of a new internship or program
  • Must possess unrestricted work authorization
  • Must provide full work availability, which will include nights, weekends and holidays
  • Must provide own transportation to/from work

Program Length:
The length of this internship is 10 weeks, and Interns will work 40 hours per week. The approximate dates of this internship are June 8, 2015 – August 14, 2015. Interns must be fully available for the duration of the internship.

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