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Assignment Desk News Internship, KGO-TV/ABC7 - Spring 2020


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.



Responsibilities :

  • Attend production meetings.
  • Assist the assignment desk.
  • Answer phones and conduct beat checks.
  • View and log tapes.
  • Transcribe interviews.
  • Research news topics (including online/social media news research).
  • Aid in the planning of news series.
  • Observe editors, writers, producers, directors, and technical crews.
  • Travel with reporters and field crews for stories and live remotes on occasion.


Basic Qualifications :

  • Cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher.
  • Experience with MS Office.
  • Prior newsroom internship.
  • Major or previous coursework in Broadcast Journalism, Communications or related major.
  • Strong, ongoing knowledge of hard news/current events.


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Junior or Senior-level standing, or a recent graduate within 6 months of graduation date.
  • Courses taken in producing/writing/editing
  • Previous experience (academic or internship) in journalism (print and/or broadcast); television, news and new media production; and/or television news script writing.
  • Thorough knowledge/experience using social media.
  • Knowledge of news software such as Dalet.


Additional Information :

  • At least 18 years of age
  • Unrestricted work authorization
  • Ability to provide own relocation, housing and transportation. Position is located in Glendale, CA.
  • Enrolled in an undergraduate program at a college/university taking at least one class in the semester prior to participation in the internship program, or recently graduated within six months at time of application
  • Must not have completed one year of continual employment on a Disney internship or program
  • The approximate dates of this internship are January 2020 through May 2020
  • Candidate must be available to work full time hours (approximately 40 hours per week) for the duration of the internship


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