Your duties will not only help the production staff in creating our daily show but also help you learn and grow, setting you up for a successful and exciting career in broadcast journalism. The internship will consist of putting together research packets, booking potential guests, maintaining a production calendar, pitching segment ideas as well as general administrative support.
A Day in the Life…
Assist with production needs on occasional field shoots
Assist with general office needs
Teams you’ll be working with: Pre & Post-production and Digital
Assist with creating digital and social content across all platforms including Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, TikTok and GoodMorningAmerica.com
Assist in editing all videos and packages that air on the show
What we are looking for…
A demonstrated ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously
Strong editing skills
Knowledge and familiarity with the show
A strong interest in production and television
Proven skills utilizing Microsoft Office products (Outlook, Excel, Word, PowerPoint)
Strong proficiency in Microsoft Office with an emphasis in MS Word, Access, Excel & PowerPoint
Previous internship experience, either print or broadcast
Some experience related to social media including Twitter, Facebook, Snapchat, Instagram, YouTube
Familiar with Adobe Suite
AVID editing experience preferred
Required Education: Currently enrolled in an accredited college or university and taking at least one class, or be a recent graduate of an accredited college or university within the last six (6) months at time of application, or be currently participating in the Disney College Program, Disney Culinary Program or Disney Professional Internship Program
Preferred Education: Undergraduate students in their junior/senior year or recent graduates
This internship is both a remote and in-person internship.
Must be able to work in the New York City office and provide your own housing and transportation for the duration of the internship
Must be available from January through June 2023
Must be willing to work 40 hours/week. Interns will work up to 2 days in the office and the other days remote.
The internship requires a working, reliable internet connection, as well as a quiet and dedicated work space, but must be willing to commute to the television studio building (as necessary)
Must be able to have a consistent, reliable work schedule throughout the session
The ideal candidate will enjoy the diversity and challenges of working concurrently with multiple teams to project manage the building, testing and delivery of solutions that may include artist tools, information systems, and platforms.
Project Managers are expected to understand and adapt to the needs of their teams , facilitating planning, tracking and collaboration using common agile practices where practical. Project managers assist with the creation and management of backlogs and roadmaps, identification of project risks and dependencies - especially as they relate to other teams.
You should therefore be comfortable interacting with engineers, leadership in technology and production, and other stakeholders. Consistent follow-through is also essential in this role.
Project managers may also provide quantitative and qualitative input to technology leadership to help well-informed decision making, and should therefore be comfortable with data gathering and analysis. Furthermore, technical aptitude is required to implement and customize workflows in supporting systems such as Jira and ServiceDesk.
● 2+ years of project management experience in an agile development environment ● Solid communication, collaboration and problem-solving skills, with a desire to continue to grow in these areas ● Effective listener who engages with stakeholders and engineers to ensure expectations are understood and met ● Experience working with teams using Kanban/scrum techniques ● Ability to grasp technical concepts and project risks sufficiently to prioritize and communicate to others
● BS in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering or related field; or comparable industry experience
You will work closely with the Creative Services department, to define and develop creative assets; the Social Community Manager, guiding community outreach across all platforms; the Publicity team, amplifying efforts and helping with influencer outreach and creator driven campaigns; the Insights team to track and refine KPIs.
Responsible for strategy, creative ideation, execution and ongoing analysis of performance across Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, YouTube, Pinterest, TikTok and other emerging social platforms
Design and execute a social presence that is true to the Pure Flix brand while also promoting individual titles
As part of the Social Media Team, collaborate on Pure Flix’s overall marketing efforts as it pertains to each platform
Develop an ongoing relationship with Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, YouTube, Pinterest, TikTok and other emerging social platforms to expedite requests and processes when launching materials
Identify what captures people’s attention on social and drives conversation. Keep finger on the pulse of social trends, new platform features and best practices, providing channel and community insights with actionable next steps on an ongoing basis
Coordinate and execute live social media events including activities at press junkets, premieres, special events, talent Q&As, etc.
Strategize, define and foster relationships with fan groups
Collaborate with teams across Sony to plan and schedule social content and posting requests as it pertains to PureFlix content
Digital Content Management
Build and oversee the content calendar to plan optimized content for each platform including conceptualizing and writing all posts.
Manage the content calendar review process
Outline the recommended types of social content and posting cadence to accomplish each title’s social media goals and to increase page growth
Work closely with the Social Community Manager to identify opportunistic conversations to amplify as content
Develop strategies for influencer and creator campaigns (organic and paid) and provide support for influencer marketing initiatives and outreach.
Work closely with Publicity to align on overall communication objectives and amplification of PR efforts
Continually work with the Creative team to evolve the social media strategy to align with broader marketing campaigns and goals. Proactively work with them to develop and deliver best-in-class digital content including, but not limited to, images, videos, cinemagraphs, GIFs, Instagram stories and more
Work closely with the Media team and third party agencies to coordinate paid promotion of social content and drive optimizations by testing new techniques, analyzing performance data, and making recommendations regarding shifting resources to top performing posts
Report weekly on organic posts to analyze highest performing digital content
2-3 years on a social media team/in an entertainment or public relations environment
Bachelor’s degree in marketing, communications, or related field.
Social media or social marketing certification (desired)
The Writer/Producer’s primary responsibility is creating, writing, producing, and editing the station’s news and entertainment on-air promotions and online. This also includes writing and producing radio and social media posting. We also shoot our own video and generate content for air and online. The Writer/Producer also assists in writing publicity and sales materials and with the daily operation of the Creative Services department.
Writing, producing, shooting, and editing, news, and entertainment promotions, outside media spots and ads on air and online.
Daily administrative assistance.
Complete station logs as needed.
Assists in coordinating and executing station events.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES REQUIRED:
1. Degree in advertising or journalism or related experience required. 2. Ability to demonstrate talent in the original production of specialized programming segments. 3. Ability to work well with others. Requires supporting public events and interacting with our viewers 4. Must be able to initiate projects and carry them to completion. 5. Strong inter-personal skills are required as the Writer/Producer must work with other departments on a daily basis.
The NextUp Initiative is a diverse group of creators from all backgrounds, including members of historically underrepresented groups, who will learn the basic steps of podcasting to create and pitch their story, during a 6-month paid bootcamp.
As a creator passionate about all aspects of podcasting including hosting, research, editing, and promotions you will learn from experts in the podcast industry how to prepare your story so your voice can be heard. At the end of the program, you will be ready to pitch your show to a panel of executives within the iHeartPodcast Network for a chance of having your show selected by the Network.
Submit a write-up with 3-4 sentences for each topic below and upload with your resume.
Tell us a little about yourself. What are your hobbies / interests? What do you feel we should know about you?
What podcasts do you like to listen to; or, if you don’t listen to podcasts, what makes you interested in them?
Tell us about a time when you confronted a problem and how it was managed
What is your experience level with podcasting, (i.e., recording, editing, developing, producing)?
What do you hope to accomplish with this program?
What is your availability during the week? (For scheduling purposes, it will not hurt your chances of being selected for the program).
Would you like to have a career in the podcasting industry after completing the program?
Pitch two to three ideas for a podcast (doesn’t need to be super fleshed out)
Optional: Submit creative samples of your work (pdf, mp3, or mp4 format), along with a short summary of why you decided to submit the work.
Requirements 1. Passionate about all aspects of podcasting 2. Attend a two-week orientation from January 9, 2023 - January 20, 2023 3. Commitment of 10 hours weekly, for six months
FAQ: Is it better to apply as an individual or as a team? Either is fine. If you’re applying as a team, please let us know the name and role of all applying.
How old do I need to be to apply? Applicants must be at least 18 years old to apply.
How much time will it take to complete the program? The program is 6 months long. There will be a two-week orientation, but schedules will be flexible. We encourage applicants of all facets (don’t be discouraged if working parents, those taking care of elderly family members, individuals working full time, etc.) – all should apply.
Do I need any experience to apply? You do not need experience to apply to NextUP. The best applicants are passionate about all aspects of podcasting from hosting to research, to editing, to promotion.
What happens when it’s over? When the 6 months are up, you will have minimum three episodes and a pitch. If your show is picked up, you will join the iHeart Podcast slate.
Will iHeart own my podcast? iHeart will have the right of first refusal for your podcast pitch. If they pass on picking your show up to air, you are free to pitch it somewhere else, or launch it yourself
We are looking for a candidate that can create tools that not only solve current production problems, but can identify potential issues and create future-proof solutions.
Essential Functions: * Design, develop, evolve, and maintain Falcon's CG asset, lighting, and rendering pipeline. * Work closely with the team to ensure a smooth and efficient work process and address any day-to-day production issues. * Collaborate with supervisors and leads to determine long-term strategies and standards for our baked and real-time productions. * Investigate patterns and trends, identify common problems in production, and recommend new processes or workflows to address those problems.
Job Qualifications and Requirements: * At least 3 years of experience developing tools in a visual effects, game, or animation studio. * Strong Python 3 experience required. * Strong understanding of PySide/Qt and building responsive models and interfaces. * Experience using majority of core CG production software: Maya, Nuke, Houdini, Unreal, Unity, Deadline, and Redshift. * Experience using Shotgun/Shotgrid and an understanding of the Shotgun/Shotgrid Toolkit. * Experience working with multiple departments and stages of the CG production process. * Strong communication skills. * Must possess a valid driver’s license. * Must have or be able to quickly acquire knowledge of company structure (mission, goals, and objectives), and policies and procedures. * Must be authorized to work lawfully in the United States of America. * Will not require Falcon’s Treehouse, LLC to commence (“sponsor”) an immigration case in order to be employed (now or in the future).
Bonus Skills: * Experience with AR / VR. * Experience using PlasticSCM and/or Docker. * Unit testing experience. * Cross platform experience with Linux, Mac, and Windows.
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