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Fall 2019 Intern - CNN Social Discovery
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Time Warner, Inc. | Eva, AL
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The CNN Story

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.

See what it's like to work at CNN! Follow us on Instagram, Twitter and Facebook.

The Team

The CNN Social Discovery team is seeking a talented, motivated and engaged full-time intern for the Fall 2019 semester. He or she should be self-motivated, able to multitask, have a good attitude, and be able to function well in an environment with short deadlines and quick turnaround projects.

* Verify user-generated content from social media during breaking news
* Interview real people about their personal stories
* Identify trends on social media
* Write stories on social trends, as well as stories that will resonate with social audiences
* Collaborate with other social media teams across CNN in telling stories on social

The Job

* Support the team in verifying user-generated content from social media during breaking news
* Find, pitch and write stories trending on social media
* Learn how to produce stories for the Web
* Get hands-on experience in creating targeted calls to action to the CNN community

The Essentials

* Working knowledge of digital storytelling and how to use social media for news gathering
* Passion for social media and audience engagement
* Ability to write online stories on deadline
* Video editing experience is a plus

The Perks

* 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!
* Part of the WarnerMedia family of powerhouse brands

Fall 2019 program dates are September 16th through December 6th. Interns are paid a competitive-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.

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