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Production Assistant


Working at ESPN is unlike anything else. That’s because we’re always finding new ways to interact with fans – however and wherever they connect with sports. When you have the latest technology, game-changing ideas and world-class talent on your team, every day is extraordinary.
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. Responsibilities

  • The CAP PA will rotate through a series of trainings before moving onto higher-level production assignments
  • Daily responsibilities include running teleprompter, screening games/events for re-air, producing highlights, researching video content for various shows, and live event support.
  • Multitask to screen games and select shots for highlights; work with Editor to bring highlight to completion
  • Screen and edit live event content for various re-air time slots.
  • Provide timely, accurate and complete delivery of multimedia content and publishe to various platforms
  • Coordinate 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 environment
  • Ability 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

Preferred Education

  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent

Company Overview At Disney, we‘re storytellers. We make the impossible, possible. We do this through utilizing and developing cutting-edge technology and pushing the envelope to bring stories to life through our movies, products, interactive games, parks and resorts, and media networks. Now is your chance to join our talented team that delivers unparalleled creative content to audiences around the world.
Additional InformationESPN is an equal opportunity employer - Female/Minority/Veteran/Disability/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity. Our goal is to create an inclusive workplace for all.

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