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Senior Manager, Corporate Development Interview

Senior Manager, Corporate Development

Interviewed at ABC News

Interview Details – 2 phone interviews and 1 onsite.

Interview Question – Canned management questions and few technical questions   Answer Question

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Software Engineer Interview

Anonymous Interview Candidate
San Jose, CA

I applied online and the process took 5 days - interviewed at ABC News in July 2010.

Interview Details – Phone interview after applying on linked in

Interview Question – Brain teaser   Answer Question

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Accepted Offer

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Intern/News Producer Interview

Anonymous Employee
Salt Lake City, UT

I applied through an employee referral and the process took 5 days - interviewed at ABC News in February 2012.

Interview Details – Be current on current events--you will be given a quiz regarding current Supreme Court Justices, local politicians, national trivia

Interview Question – What do you call a fish with no i?   View Answer

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Declined Offer

Positive Experience

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News Writer Interview

News Writer
Newark, NJ

I applied through college or university and the process took 3 days - interviewed at ABC News in April 2013.

Interview Details – The company contacted me through OCR and I went to interview.

Interview Question – Tell me about yourself/   Answer Question

Reason for Declining – Moved to a different country

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Analyst Interview

Analyst
New Brunswick, NJ

I applied online and the process took 1+ week - interviewed at ABC News in March 2012.

Interview Details – It was very short.

Interview Question – Are you ready to start tomorrow?   Answer Question

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Accepted Offer

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Digital Media Intern Interview

Anonymous Employee

Interviewed at ABC News

Interview Details – Phone interview about my reporting experience

Interview Question – What was my favorite story I'd ever covered?   Answer Question

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SEO Internship Interview

Anonymous Interview Candidate
New York, NY

I applied online and the process took 3 days - interviewed at ABC News.

Interview Details – Nice newsroom. It's big and there's plenty of space. Interview happened in a conference room. Was asked about my SEO and search experience. Was asked what adjustments I would make to improve search and SEO for specific types of articles, especially entertainment. Initial phone interview about passion for news, what news websites I read. No real behavioral questions.

Interview Question – What is EdgeRank?   Answer Question

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1 person found this helpful

Accepted Offer

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Intern Interview

Intern
New York, NY

Interviewed at ABC News

Interview Details – Was asked details about the show e.g. Who are the anchors? Then asked general questions about my fit for the position. And what have you viewed as your biggest failure so far?

Interview Question – Nothing too unexpected - questions were fairly standard.   Answer Question

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Accepted Offer

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Production Assistant Interview

Anonymous Employee
New York, NY

I applied through an employee referral and the process took 3 days - interviewed at ABC News in September 2008.

Interview Details – Interviewed by show's Director for a special. Had been recommended by one of the producers. Since I was already working for the company there was no real hiring process. It was really more a matter of whether or not he was interested in working with me.

Interview Question – So, I hear your real tough?   View Answer

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Desk Assistant Interview

Anonymous Employee
New York, NY

I applied through an employee referral and the process took 2 months - interviewed at ABC News in August 2009.

Interview Details – I served an internship and was referred to the recruitment manager by producers with whom I worked. The recruiter met with me one on one while I was in undergrad (did not pay for travel), then said to keep in touch. 9 months later I finally got the job.

Interview Question – What newspapers do you read?   Answer Question

Negotiation Details – DA is a union position. No negotiation possible.

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