Intern, CNBC Long Form Unit

Posted On: August 12, 2015

Paid Journalism Internship

Media Organization: CNBC

Company Description

CNBC offers free parking and free shuttle service to and from Manhattan. With CNBC in the U.S., CNBC in Asia Pacific, CNBC in Europe, Middle East and Africa, CNBC World and CNBC HD, CNBC is the recognized world leader in business news and provides real-time financial market coverage and business information to approximately 371 million homes worldwide, including more than 100 million households in the United States and Canada. CNBC also provides daily business updates to 400 million households across China. The network's 15 live hours a day of business programming in North America (weekdays from 4:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m. ET) is produced at CNBC's global headquarters in Englewood Cliffs, N.J., and includes reports from CNBC News bureaus worldwide. CNBC at night features a mix of new reality programming, CNBC's highly successful series produced exclusively for CNBC and a number of distinctive in-house documentaries.

Job Description

Intern Purpose & Responsibilities:
The CNBC Long Form Programming Unit produces original documentaries in addition to overseeing the outside productions of acquired programs. This fall there will be an opportunity to assist on projects at different stages of production from pre-production planning and research, to fieldwork, post-production and marketing. Interns will assist producers and editors on documentary projects, and social media marketing campaigns. We get our interns involved in the process as much as possible.

Responsibilities may include but are not limited to:
Developing story ideas
Identifying potential interview subjects Compiling transcript and research books Logging footage
Archival research
Obtaining outside footage and photos
Updating our archive- indexing tape and media
Assisting with social media
General office duties
Assisting on local field shoots
Exposure to scripting, graphics, marketing and edit meetings
Opportunity to learn and write clips for promotional purposes.

Should have strong computer skills - Word, Excel, Nexis (is a plus) and a good understanding of social media platforms.

They should be familiar with CNBC's Long Form programming. Our department has produced over 70 documentaries and specials in the last nine years. They are available for screening on and iTunes under "CNBC Originals".

We welcome applications from candidates majoring in a variety of disciplines, but who are seriously interested in journalism, television production and long form/documentary production.

Our interns are given hands on experience that provides a solid foundation and prepares them for careers in journalism and television production.

To Apply

For consideration, applicants should send their resume and cover letter to:
Christie Gripenburg