Fall 2020 Virtual Intern – CNN Digital News

  • WarnerMedia
  • Atlanta, Georgia, USA
  • Sep 01, 2020
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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

What does our department do? The trending team is a relatively new addition to CNN Digital. We're a crack team of highly driven storytellers with one goal: Stories that sing, infographics that awe, and content that's smartly packaged; socially shared and sparks conversations.

  • We don't do trending stories. We make stories trend.
  • We don't do pyramid style. We do eye-popping visuals.
  • We don't do status quo. We dream up inspired initiatives.
  • Oh, and we also produce CNN's flagship newsletter and quizzes.

The Job

CNN Digital News Intern

The Daily

What will you be doing? What won't you be doing?

  • You will come up with story ideas daily, and write daily.
  • You will become a pro in style and voice as you flex all your literary muscles.
  • You will be neck-deep in stories that are in the news, while you pursue distinctive enterprise pieces.
  • You will experiment, experiment, experiment.

The Essentials

  • We're looking for someone who can write fast, write well and write with voice.
  • Lives and breathes social media.
  • Is equally at home writing about Beyonce and Brexit thinks mobile first.
  • Knows there are other ways to present information beyond text Relishes challenges.

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.

The Fall 2020 program dates are October 5th through December 4th. The internship will be a full remote/virtual experience. Most internships will provide a company owned laptop for the duration of the internship program. Interns are paid a competitive wage based on team/bureau location and relocation is not provided as the program is fully remote/virtual. Participation in the internship program is reserved for students who are currently enrolled in college or within 6 months post-graduation. Most positions are targeted to upperclassmen and graduate students.

Warner Media, LLC and its subsidiaries are equal opportunity employers. Qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, mental or physical disability, and genetic information, marital status, citizenship status, military status, protected veteran status or any other category protected by law.

Experience level of the applicant we want

College / Sixth form, High School