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Fall 2019 Intern - CNN Health & Medical News
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Time Warner, Inc. | Eva, AL
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The CNN Story

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The Team

CNN Health & Medical News is the health, wellness and medical unit of CNN. The Chief Medical Correspondent, Senior Medical Correspondent and staff of producers and writers provide all CNN platforms with the latest medical news from daily studies, conferences, and a variety of topics including cancer, AIDS/HIV, fitness, nutrition, public health policy, science, wellness and parenting.

We also cover breaking news within our topic areas and play off of the news of the day whenever there is a health angle to be had. We report, write and produce stories, collaborate with other units throughout the network. Interns in the CNN Health Unit in Atlanta are not here to observe. Our interns get a front row seat to everything we do and are here to contribute to that.

The Job

Responsibilities and opportunities include but are not limited to:

* learning how text stories and TV scripts are crafted
* contributing and writing stories and other content for CNN.com/health
* strengthening research skills while contributing to live segments and package production
* participating in staff meetings, and may have the opportunity to accompany producers on story shoots
* learning how to use various CNN databases for research and video to locate elements for segments and pieces
* learning the story development process of how a story goes from an idea to a script and then through edit to become a TV or digital piece for our website
* learning how we vet stories and research

The Essentials

* Candidates should be passionate about news, self-motivated, able to multitask, have a good attitude, and be able to function well in fast paced, high volume environment
* Knowledge or experience in health news or the field of health and science is a plus
* Writing experience with work samples, including published bylines, is recommended
* Knowledge of television news and how video is chosen for scripts 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.

Turner Broadcasting System, Inc. and its subsidiaries are Equal Opportunity Employers and E-Verify users. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, or protected veteran status.