Home » News » Production Operations Internship, Los Angeles

Production Operations Internship, Los Angeles


The Walt Disney Company is a world-class entertainment and technological leader. Walt’s passion was to continuously envision new ways to move audiences around the world-a passion that remains our touchstone in an enterprise that stretches from theme parks, resorts and a cruise line to sports, news, movies and a variety of other businesses. Uniting each endeavor is a commitment to creating and delivering unforgettable experiences – and we’re constantly looking for new ways to enhance these exciting experiences. Bring your individual talents here and discover for yourself why a career with Disney is the opportunity you’ve been looking for.

Segment Overview:

ESPN, Inc., The Worldwide Leader in Sports, is the leading multinational, multimedia sports entertainment company featuring the broadest portfolio of multimedia sports assets with over 50 business entities. Headquartered in Bristol, Connecticut, ESPN is 80% owned by ABC, Inc. (a subsidiary of The Walt Disney Company), and 20% by the Hearst Corporation.

ESPN was founded by Bill Rasmussen and launched on September 7, 1979. Now with over 6,500 employees, each year ESPN televises more than 5,100 live and/or original hours of sports programming. The company’s mission is to serve sports fans. Anytime. Anywhere.
Responsibilities   Operating positions may include all phases of television for domestic and/or international production.
Roles include, but are not limited to: server based non-linear edit, Master Control, media record and play out, studio cameras, video shading and more.
Candidates must maintain knowledge of television standards and information, operating systems, broadcast equipment, signal flow and distribution and applicable ESPN Standard Operating Procedures.
Other administrative duties often include daily shift reporting and required participation at periodic staff meetings.
Basic Qualifications  
Experience in Final Cut Pro, Avid or other studio or edit systems
Hands on experience in any of the studio or edit systems offered as well as campus control room operations and/or previous internship in operations
Basic understanding of all TV Production equipment and technology within assigned operating areas, which may include but not be limited to; VTRs, server based recording/playback devices and related software applications, master control switchers and related equipment, production switchers and/or audio boards
Solid written communication skills and computer literacy
Preferred Qualifications  
Strong interest and desire in pursuing a career in an operations role
Communications, television production and/or electronic journalism backgrounds
Ability to read and write in Spanish
Preferred Education  
Communications, television production and/or electronic journalism backgrounds

Latest posts by Broadcast Beat Magazine (see all)
Do NOT follow this link or you will be banned from the site!