ABC30 Newsroom Internship Program

KFSN-TV ABC30, the Disney/ABC-owned station in Fresno, is looking for a Newsroom Intern to learn about and contribute to our on-air, digital, and social media platforms. You will have the opportunity to observe and participate in the daily work and operations of a major market television station. KFSN-TV is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Female/Minority/Veteran/Disability/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity.

Please read through this information. If you qualify, scroll to the bottom to apply on the Disney Careers website.

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.

  • Requirements:
  • All candidates must be eligible to work in the US.
  • All candidates must be at least 18 years old.
  • All candidates must currently be enrolled in an accredited college or university and taking at least one class.
  • The Internship must receive college credit.
  • All candidates must be able to have a consistent, reliable work schedule throughout the session.
  • All candidates must provide their own housing and transportation for the duration of the internship.