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ABC News Interview Questions & Reviews

Updated Apr 27, 2014
All Interviews Received Offers

Getting an Interview  

47%
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Interview Experience  

28%
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12%

Interview Difficulty  

Average Difficulty
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No Offer

Neutral Experience

Average Interview

Finance Interview

Finance
London, England

The process took 6+ weeks - interviewed at ABC News in April 2012.

Interview Details Very general, asked basic competency questions and did not probe deeper on any account.

Interview Question – Describe a time when you worked with great accuracy   Answer Question


No Offer

Neutral Experience

Average Interview

Intern Interview

Intern
Boston, MA (US)

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


No Offer

Neutral Experience

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


No Offer

Neutral Experience

Average Interview

Software Engineer Interview

Software Engineer
San Jose, CA (US)

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


No Offer

Negative Experience

Difficult Interview

Risk Manager Interview

Risk Manager
Al Ḩajarayn (United Arab Emirates)

I applied online and the process took 4+ weeks - interviewed at ABC News in January 2013.

Interview Details It is in process for finalisation

Interview Question – Risk Management topics that were cover   Answer Question


Accepted Offer

Positive Experience

Average Interview

Intern/News Producer Interview

Intern/News Producer
Salt Lake City, UT (US)

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


Declined Offer

Positive Experience

Average Interview

News Writer Interview

News Writer
Newark, NJ (US)

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


No Offer

Neutral Experience

Difficult Interview

Analyst Interview

Analyst
New Brunswick, NJ (US)

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


Accepted Offer

Neutral Experience

Digital Media Intern Interview

Digital Media Intern

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


No Offer

Positive Experience

Easy Interview

QA Lead Interview

QA Lead
Nowy Dwór Mazowiecki (Poland)

I applied online and the process took 3 days - interviewed at ABC News in February 2012.

Interview Details short and sweet

Interview Question – what is your most outstanding achievement   Answer Question

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