Fall 2015 CNN Intern – Newsource Distribution/Live Fall 2015 CNN Intern – Newsource Distribution/Live

Turner Broadcasting Turner Broadcasting

Location Atlanta, GA
Start Date 9/21/2015
End Date 12/3/15
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

Intern will get significant hands-on experience in all aspects of producing content for CNN affiliates. This includes, but is Not limited to, writing broadcast scripts, desktop editing, processing content for affiliate distribution, fulfilling video requests, package writing/producing, live event programming, coordinating reporter coverage, and social media strategy/execution. Intern will develop a strong understanding of network and affiliate newsgathering and production and the network-affiliate partnership.

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, broadcasting or new media. Candidate should be self-motivated and able to multi-task. Social media savvy is a must. Final Cut Pro experience preferred. Must also be flexible with schedule, and able to function well in a busy news environment, with an enthusiasm for learning all aspects of the business. Should be prompt, proactive, inquisitive, and professional at all times.

Responsibilities

Department: CNN Newsource - comprised of approximately 900 affiliates including local TV stations, regional cable news channels, online and print news outlets - is the most widely distributed syndicated news service. Through continuous digital media distribution and six satellite channels, CNN Newsource provides its affiliates with the news content necessary to produce competitive newscasts and a strong digital presence.