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Intern Interview (Neutral Experience; Average Interview)
I applied through college or university and the process took 2 months - interviewed at ABC News in March 2013.
Interview Details – 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 Question – Why didn't you apply for other positions? Why this one? Answer Question
Intern/News Producer Interview (Positive Experience; Average Interview)
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
News Writer Interview (Positive Experience; Average Interview)
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
SEO Internship Interview (Neutral Experience; Average Interview)
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