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Spring 2020 CNN Intern - Newsource
Turner Broadcasting System, Inc. | Washington, District of Columbia
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Req ID: 172442

This is our 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.

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What part will you play?

Internships with CNN Newsource involve supporting the production teams' efforts in providing live and pre-produced news content to more than 800 CNN-affiliated clients in North America.

What will you be doing?

Duties include, but are not limited to:

* Assisting producers and news managers gather elements for broadcast, recording/logging news and political events as they happen, participate in newsgathering assignments in the field, as well as assisting with Newsource social media efforts and sales and service logistics for the Newsource DC Production business.
* In addition, interns support the operation by fielding phone call requests from news clients and helping plan, produce and execute on and off-site live broadcasts.

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.

Please Note:

* Spring 2020 program dates are January 13th through April 3rd.
* 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.
* Cover letters are strongly encouraged for application.
* 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.

Turner Broadcasting System, Inc. and its subsidiaries are Equal Opportunity Employers Minorities/Females/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/Protected Veterans/Disabled. Turner Broadcasting System, Inc. and its subsidiaries are E-Verify users.

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