Summer 2020 Paid Intern - CNN Tonight with Don Lemon

Posted On: January 16, 2020

Paid Journalism Internship

Media Organization:WarnerMedia

Company Description

Media & News

Job Description

The CNN Story
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

The Team
Every night at 10p CNN Tonight with Don Lemon brings you the stories everyone is talking about. Our show is highly-produced and fast-paced, bringing together sought-after guests with differing points of view for an energized, lively conversation every night. We cover a wide range of topics including mystery, terror, race, crime and pop culture. There is no topic that scares us! The tasks could include, but are not limited to:

The Job
• Interns gain insight into the editorial process while interning at CNN NY.
• They strengthen their research skills while contributing to the show and participating in futures meetings.
• In production, interns learn how transcribe tape, use the various CNN databases, write for air, and work with producers from story inception to finished package.
• Often, interns book and greet show guests and assist in basic Administrative tasks.
• Intern's schedules will vary and shift throughout their internship so they can participate in all aspects of the show.

The Essentials
Candidates should be passionate about news, self-motivated, able to multitask, have a good attitude, and be able to function well in fast paced, high volume environment. Must be willing to work overnight.
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

Spring 2020 program dates are January 13th through April 3rd. 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.

Turner Broadcasting System, Inc. and its subsidiaries are Equal Opportunity Employers and E-Verify users. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, or protected veteran status.

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