CNN NY Fall Internship – CNN Program Development CNN NY Fall Internship – CNN Program Development

Turner Broadcasting Turner Broadcasting

Location New York, NY
Start Date 9/21/2015
End Date 12/11/15
Application Deadline
Part Time
Part Time
Full Time
Full Time
Pay Rate Minimum Wage
Contact Information One CNN Center Atlanta, Georgia 30303 Phone: 404-827-1700


Duties: Students @ Work Internship Program dates are September 21st - December 11. Interns are paid at minimum-wage and relocation is Not provided. Students must have completed their sophomore year in college prior to the start of the internship. In addition, students may Not have graduated college or graduate school prior to the start of the internship (i.e. STUDENTS MUST BE ENROLLED IN SCHOOL DURING THE TIME OF THIS INTERNSHIP). 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 also be available after the prior semester internships are No longer posted on the website.

The Program Development department is responsible for finding new on camera talent and developing and producing inNovative content for all CNN Networks across all platforms. From recruiting and developing new correspondents and anchors to developing program pilot ideas, this group touches every aspect of new on-camera programming across CNN.


Qualifications: Candidates should be self-motivated, able to multi-task, have a good attitude, and be able to function well in fast paced, high volume environment.


CNN Program Development interns will be responsible for supporting executives and producers throughout the development process, production of pilots and talent searches. Interns will learn to use CNN's databases to access video, conduct research and communicate with other departments within the company. Responsibilities include dubbing, transcribing, logging, researching, searching for video and sound, preparing reports and assisting with production and administrative tasks. New ideas are encouraged in this "think tank" atmosphere. Interns in this department should have a passion for television news and be read into cable and broadcast news as well as digital outlets. Essential skills include superior research abilities and fastidious organization. Awareness of the television news climate is vital while interning in this group.