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Summer 2020 CNN Intern - CNNPolitics
Turner Broadcasting System, Inc. | Washington, District of Columbia
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Job Description

Req ID: 174672

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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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The Job

* As a CNNPolitics.com intern, students will have the opportunity to gain insight into the U.S. political system, digital journalism and CNN's editorial process.
* They will learn how to operate as a reporter in a fast-paced breaking news environment, contributing to stories on the news of the moment and working with CNN digital editors by keeping an eye on our competitors and flagging politics stories.
* They'll also have the opportunity to pitch original content.
* They will be able to strengthen their research and newsgathering skills, work with and alongside of the DC-based CNN television shows, as well as learn the fast and agile world of digital journalism.
* Interns will write, edit, design and work inside the internal CNN content management system, communicate regularly with CNN Atlanta and occasionally go out on assignments around Washington, D.C.
* They will also scour other sites and digital platforms for political content and help put together the signature digital products of CNN's political coverage.

The Essentials

* In order to facilitate the learning experience, the following qualifications are preferred:
* Candidate should be seeking a career in politics and/or journalism.
* Should be high energy, self-motivated, aggressive, able to multi-task, have a good attitude, technically solid, strong online skills and be able to function well in an environment with short deadlines and quick-turnaround projects.
* Interns would need to be available during the week for this internship.
* Strong writing/editing skills.
* Attention to detail and factual accuracy.
* Familiarity with digital platforms, including social media.
* Good news judgment.
* Positive attitude and willingness to work in a fast-paced environment and perform in a variety of roles.

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

Summer 2020 program dates are June 1st through August 7th. 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.

Warner Media, LLC and its subsidiaries are equal opportunity employers. Qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, mental or physical disability, and genetic information, marital status, citizenship status, military status, protected veteran status or any other category protected by law.

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