Fall 2015 CNN Intern – CNN Wire Fall 2015 CNN Intern – CNN Wire

Turner Broadcasting Turner Broadcasting

Location Atlanta, GA
Start Date 9/21/2015
End Date 12/4/15
Application Deadline
Part Time
Part Time
Full Time
Full Time
Paid
Pay Rate
Contact Information One CNN Center Atlanta, Georgia 30303 Phone: 404-827-1700

Description

This intern will get significant hands-on experience with our CNN Wire/Affiliate Services team. This includes, but is Not limited to, collaborating with the CNN Affiliate Content Center and CNN Digital to gathering affiliate stories of high interest, post them to the CNN Regional Wire and pitch them to other CNN platforms; curating, captioning and embedding editorially relevant images with Wire stories; employ social media tools to find, share and promote CNN Wire content; establish and maintain quality working relationships with CNN Wire affiliates and contributors. The intern will develop a strong understanding of network and affiliate newsgathering, the network-affiliate partnership, and digital media. Note: this is NoT a position where there is a lot of opportunity to WRITE wire copy.

Please Note: Students @ Work Internships Program dates are September 21-December 3. Interns are paid at minimum-wage based on location, 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

Requirements

Candidate should be seeking a career in journalism, new media or online publications. Candidate should be well-versed in digital media, passionate about news, eager to learn, possess good people skills, self-motivated and able to multi-task. Social media savvy is a must. Must also be flexible with schedule, and able to function well in a busy news environment.

Responsibilities

The CNN Wire service provides content to, and gathers content from, a network of digital platforms for TV & radio stations, newspapers, college publications and other online media outlets. The CNN Wire service provides affiliates with the stories, photos and information necessary to establish distinctive digital and mobile platforms, while providing their newsrooms the breaking news coverage needed to be competitive.