Turner Broadcasting Fall 2017 Intern - CNN Newsgathering in Washington, District Of Columbia

Posting Job Title Fall 2017 Intern - CNN Newsgathering

Time Warner Division Turner

Business Unit_TBS

CNEWS

Industry

Advertising

Cable/Broadcast Television Networks

Games – Development & Publishing

Online Content/Services

Area of Interest News

Location

United States - District of Columbia - Washington

Requisition #

158974BR

Position Type Intern

Posting Job Description

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We are the now and the next. The power behind the people building the future. We are born from the spirit of innovation. We are created from the idea that people around the world want more, need more, deserve more. We are the home of the global digital revolution. We are CNN.

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What part will you play?

Newsgathering Interns will learn how CNN plans stories and orchestrates live breaking news coverage and daily programming. Interns will shadow and assist coverage managers, assignment editors, beat leaders, producers, live producers, photojournalists and news assistants.

What will you be doing?

  • Intern duties include research, fact-checking, tapes logging, assistance with interviews and participation at press events.
  • Interns should come away with sharper editorial and writing skills, exposure to leading technology and increased knowledge of the U.S. government and political system.
  • Hours will be flexible and may include weekends. What do we need from you?

In order to facilitate the learning experience, the following qualifications are preferred:

  • Broadcast Journalism, Media or Communications major
  • Strong current events knowledge and interest in news and politics
  • Knowledge of CNN news platforms (network shows, website) is helpful.
  • Candidates should also be motivated, detail-oriented multi-taskers who function well under deadline pressures. What's so great about this internship?

  • An opportunity to work with a great team that is passionate about the same thing you are!

  • Networking opportunities to meet people that you'd like to know!
  • A speaker series that introduces you to cool executives and what they do for the best brands! Please Note:

  • Fall 2017 program dates are September 11th through December 8th.

  • Interns are paid at or above minimum-wage based on location and relocation is not provided.
  • Participation in the internship program is reserved for students who are currently enrolled or within 6 months post-graduation.
  • Most positions are targeted to upperclassmen and graduate students.
  • Note to International Students: All international students will be required to provide documentation of proper visa paperwork prior to your arrival if accepted to the program.
  • Due to the high volume of candidates for Turner's Internship Program, interested students are encouraged to apply for openings as soon as possible, as these positions will be filled on an ongoing basis.
  • Competitive candidates are typically contacted after internships are no longer posted on the website.
  • Future semester Internship postings will become available after the prior semester internships are no longer posted on the website.

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