Spring Virtual Intern - National Content Center


Remote / Virtual 10-13-2021
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  • Paid
  • Internship
  • Entry (0-2 years) Experience
Job Description

The Job
As an intern for the CNN National Content Center you will be afforded the opportunity to see and be a part of where the news begins.

The Daily
• You will learn all aspects of newsgathering from the moment a story is born to it making air and being distributed to affiliates.
• You are expected to work with National Desk editors to make editorial calls, search for stories and pitch to networks/bureaus, etc.
• The National Content Center intern will also have the opportunity to observe other departments that work closely with the desk.

The Essentials
• The National Content Center is looking for a student majoring in Broadcast Journalism, preferably who have prior internship experience at a local television station or other network newsroom and is interested in delving into the newsgathering process.
• Ideally, candidates will be looking at careers in journalism such as producing, reporting or working on an assignment desk.
• Excellent communication skills and a huge appetite for news and current affairs is a must.

Internship Program
• Students must be currently enrolled in a college degree program for the full duration of the internship
• Spring 2022 program dates are January 24th - April 15th; must be available for full program duration
• Part-time schedule (16-24 hours/week) designed to work around class schedule
• Company-issued computer provided for the duration of the internship program.
• Competitive salary; relocation is not provided
• Hands-on work with passionate, talented team members in your field
• Networking opportunities with industry-leading professionals
• Engaging events including executive speakers sessions, professional development workshops, and more

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-gqmo2m-3-80-3-192-42 in your application.

Company Profile

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