ESPN Rhoden Fellowship - 2020/2021

ORG-Dissenp Career /ESPN 
Closing date-13th  January 2020
The Walt Disney Company, together with its subsidiaries and affiliates, is a leading diversified international family entertainment and media enterprise with the following business segments: media networks, parks and resorts, studio entertainment, consumer products and interactive media.

This position is with ESPN Productions, Inc., which is part of a business segment we call ESPN.

Eligibility for the program

1-Journalism experience as a writer and/or reporter
2-Extensive interest in – and knowledge about – sports, pop culture, and current events as it relates to communities of color
3-Interest in all phases of the sports industry including sports journalism, design, editing, sales and 4-public relations
5-Experience using tools such as Wordpress and Photoshop
6-Social media savvy
7-Experience in shooting and editing video

Fellowship Eligibility:
1-Must be enrolled in a college/university taking at least one class in the semester/quarter (spring/fall) prior to participation in the internship program OR currently participating in a Disney 2-2-College Program or Disney Professional Internship
3-Must be at least 18 years of age
4-Must not have completed one year of continual employment on a Disney internship or program.
Must possess unrestricted work authorization

The fellows will serve as on-campus correspondents and will be expected to produce daily, weekly and monthly multi-media content for The Undefeated. This will include weekly conference calls and participation in behind-the-scene work at various athletic conferences and events, such as the Big 12 women’s basketball tournament, the NCAA Men’s Final Four tournament, and the NFL Draft. Students will also produce and edit a weekly podcast about sports and HBCU culture

Important Dates

The approximate dates are June 8, 2020 – May 20, 2021. Interns will work up to a maximum of 10 hours per week throughout the academic year and 40 hours per week for 10 weeks in the summer (June 8 – August 14, 2020).

How to apply 

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