The Walt Disney Company Production Assistant - Longhorn Network in Austin, Texas

The Content Associate Program is ESPN's recruitment and development program focused on building a Production Assistant and Content Associate workforce empowered to contribute creativity, diversity and insight to our content, our culture and our business.

This position is based in Austin, TX.

Responsibilities :

  • The CAP PA will rotate through a series of trainings before moving onto higher-level production assignments

  • Daily responsibilities include logging, organizing element reels and X-files, editing highlights and feature segments, and researching video content for various edit sessions.

  • Provide timely, accurate and complete delivery of multimedia content and publish to various platforms

  • Strong emphasis on producing graphics for assigned studio telecasts or remote events

  • Screen videotapes and/or servers and conduct research to obtain material for the preparation of production elements

  • Log and archive video and associated data for future use

  • Research, write and disseminate ideas for future content elements on ESPN platforms

Basic Qualifications :

  • Strong overall knowledge of multiple sports.

  • Must have an understanding of game rules.

  • Ability to identify and cultivate compelling storylines for various platforms

  • Must possess strong communication and organization skills

  • Ability to react quickly and positively under tight deadlines in a fast-paced environmentAbility to work nights, weekends, and holidays

Preferred Qualifications :

  • Experience in sports media, preferably in television production, or involvement with collegiate TV station

  • Awareness of social media trends and relevant platforms

  • Self-starting attitude and team-oriented work ethic

  • Familiarity with server-based media and/or non-linear editing equipment

  • Leadership experience in a professional role, organization or activity

  • Knowledge of international soccer leagues a plus

  • Fluency, both verbal and written, in Spanish or Portuguese a plus

Required Education :

  • High School Diploma or equivalent work experience

Preferred Education :

  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent work experience

Job ID: 594534BR

Location: Austin,Texas

Job Posting Company: Media Networks