ABC News Interview Questions

Updated Apr 15, 2015
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    Intern Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in New York, NY
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 3 weeksinterviewed at ABC News (New York, NY) in August 2011.

    Interview

    One interview with HR, one interview with producer. The HR interview went smoothly - basic questions about why I was interested in pursuing a broadcast news career. Both HR and the program producer wanted to know which news sources I trusted most, and how I got my news.

    Interview Questions

    • Which news sources do you follow?   1 Answer
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    Intern Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Boston, MA
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through college or university. The process took 2+ monthsinterviewed at ABC News (Boston, MA) in March 2013.

    Interview

    This was through my school and they vetted the candidates for ABC, as well as interviewed the students for them. First we had to submit an essay about ourselves as well as explaining why we would be good for the position. After they reviewed our essays and resumes, they then called us in for in-person interviews.

    Interview Questions

    • Why didn't you apply for other positions? Why this one?   Answer Question
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    No Offer
    No Offer

    Interview

    2 phone interviews and 1 onsite.

    Interview Questions

    • Canned management questions and few technical questions   Answer Question
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    Software Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Employee in San Jose, CA
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 5 daysinterviewed at ABC News (San Jose, CA) in July 2010.

    Interview

    Phone interview after applying on linked in

    Interview Questions

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    Risk Manager Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Al Ḩajarayn (United Arab Emirates)
    No Offer
    Negative Experience
    Difficult Interview
    No Offer
    Negative Experience
    Difficult Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 4+ weeksinterviewed at ABC News (Al Ḩajarayn (United Arab Emirates)) in January 2013.

    Interview

    It is in process for finalisation

    Interview Questions

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    Intern/News Producer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Salt Lake City, UT
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 5 daysinterviewed at ABC News (Salt Lake City, UT) in February 2012.

    Interview

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

    Interview Questions

    • What do you call a fish with no i?   1 Answer
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    News Writer Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Newark, NJ
    Declined Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
    Declined Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through college or university. The process took 3 daysinterviewed at ABC News (Newark, NJ) in April 2013.

    Interview

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

    Interview Questions

    Reasons for Declining

    Moved to a different country

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    Analyst Interview

    Anonymous Employee in New Brunswick, NJ
    No Offer
    Difficult Interview
    No Offer
    Difficult Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 1+ weekinterviewed at ABC News (New Brunswick, NJ) in March 2012.

    Interview

    It was very short.

    Interview Questions

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    Digital Media Intern Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Accepted Offer
    Accepted Offer

    Interview

    Phone interview about my reporting experience

    Interview Questions

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    QA Lead Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Nowy Dwór Mazowiecki (Poland)
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 3 daysinterviewed at ABC News (Nowy Dwór Mazowiecki (Poland)) in February 2012.

    Interview

    short and sweet

    Interview Questions

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