Learn About Internships Available at ABC News

Find out about internship opportunities at ABC News programs and platforms.

ByABC News
October 6, 2004, 4:13 PM

— -- ABC News offers internships to qualified students interested in pursuing a career in broadcast journalism.

Interns will be placed on ABC News programs and in departments in our New York City, Los Angeles and Washington, D.C., bureaus, where they will be exposed to all aspects of network news. Interns will gain knowledge of news production and the implementation of news coverage.

To be eligible, applicants must have attained at least a sophomore year standing in an undergraduate program. The internships are nonpaying and nontechnical in nature. Applicants must receive academic credit in return for the internship.

Internships are available in the various shows and departments described below. Admission into the program is granted on a rolling basis.

Interested students can apply at www.disneycareers.com or for opportunities in Washington, D.C., e-mail: ABCTV.News.DC.Interns@abc.com

ABCNEWS.com is the most dynamic and fastest-growing news site on the Web. In addition to breaking news and complete coverage of the news of day, the site features Web exclusive articles, previews of stories planned for each broadcast, blogs, "The Blotter" by Brain Ross and the Investigative Team, dramatic slideshows and polls, plus ballots and interactive opportunities.

The "Video On Demand" component offers preview video clips and extended interviews from all broadcasts and exclusive material from ABC News Now. Also available on ABCNEWS.com are the following webcasts: "World News Now," "Nightline Online," "This Week All Week," and the "20/20" and "Primetime" Webcasts.

ABC News Now:
ABC News Now is a 24/7 news and information channel that delivers live breaking news, headlines on the half hour, and a wide range of original news, lifestyle and entertainment programs. ABC News On Demand provides extensive video on demand programming from all the network ABC News shows plus ABC News Now. This includes short-form content ideal for wireless and broadband, and longer format content for cable, satellite, IPTV, and broadband. ABC News Now and ABC News "On Demand" are available across multiple platforms, including cable, satellite, broadband, IPTV, and wireless.

"World News With Charles Gibson":
ABC's "World News With Charles Gibson" continues to distinguish itself as the most innovative evening news program on television. Complemented by an afternoon webcast, which is downloaded by millions, and content available throughout the day on ABCNEWS.com, "World News" has moved into the 24-hour digital space.

With unparalleled resources, "World News" provides the latest information and analysis of major events from around the country and the world.

"World News'" aggressive coverage of domestic and international events is complemented by "A Closer Look," a multipart series of pieces offering perspective and depth to the coverage of important stories in the news; "Your Money," a chronicle of excessive government expenditures; "Person of the Week," a Friday feature recognizing a person who -- for better or worse -- has made a difference to the world, the country or a community; and additional reports by chief investigative correspondent Brian Ross and the ABC News investigative team.

"Weekend News":
"Weekend News" includes the Saturday and Sunday evening "World News" broadcasts, as well as all digital news content on weekends, including afternoon webcasts. In addition to bringing viewers all of the latest news on Saturdays and Sundays, "Weekend News" also goes more in depth, with features such as "Sunday Spotlight" and "American Landscape."

"Good Morning America":
"GMA" is a news show with entertainment aspects that are relevant to the news of the day. "GMA" is anchored by Diane Sawyer and Robin Roberts, along with Sam Champion as "GMA's" weather anchor and Chris Cuomo as news anchor.

"Good Morning America Weekend":
ABC's news and entertainment program on weekend mornings. "GMA Weekend" is anchored by Kate Snow, Bill Weir, Ron Claiborne and Marysol Castro.

"Nightline" is a late-night hard-news program hosted by Terry Moran in D.C., and Cynthia McFadden and Martin Bashir in New York City. The program grew out of the Iran hostage crisis in 1979 and was originally anchored by Ted Koppel until it was revamped in November 2005 into a multitopic format. "Nightline" continues to provide viewers with a mix of breaking news, investigative stories, features and context to all the important stories of the day.