Turner Broadcasting 2018 Fall Intern - CNNPolitics.com in Washington, District Of Columbia

Posting Job Title 2018 Fall Intern - CNNPolitics.com

Time Warner Division Turner

Business Unit_TBS




Cable/Broadcast Television Networks

Games – Development & Publishing

Online Content/Services

Area of Interest Digital/Interactive Media Editorial Internship/Trainee News


United States - District of Columbia - Washington

Requisition #


Position Type Intern

Posting Job Description

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What will you be doing?

  • As a CNNPolitics.com intern, students will have the opportunity to gain insight into the U.S. political system, digital journalism and CNN's editorial process.
  • They will learn how to edit, curate and create content for CNN's political coverage on the web, mobile and other digital platforms, as well as; presidential, gubernatorial, senate, and congressional campaigns.
  • They will be able to strengthen their research and newsgathering skills, work with and alongside of the DC-based CNN television shows, as well as learn the fast and agile world of digital journalism.
  • Interns will write, edit, design and work inside the internal CNN content management system, communicate regularly with CNN Atlanta and occasionally go out on assignments around Washington, D.C.
  • You will also scour other sites and digital platforms for political content and help put together the signature digital products of CNN's political coverage.

What do we need from you?

In order to facilitate the learning experience, the following qualifications are preferred:

  • Candidate should be seeking a career in politics and/or journalism.
  • Should be high energy, self-motivated, aggressive, able to multi-task, have a good attitude, technically solid, strong online skills and be able to function well in an environment with short deadlines and quick-turnaround projects.
  • Interns would need to be available during the week for this internship.
  • Strong writing/editing skills
  • Attention to detail and factual accuracy
  • Familiarity with digital platforms, including social media
  • Good news judgment
  • Positive attitude and willingness to work in a fast-paced environment and perform in a variety of roles

What’s so great about this internship?

  • 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! Please Note:

  • Fall 2018 program dates are September 10ththrough December 7th.

  • Interns are paid at or above minimum-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.
  • 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 encouragedto apply for openings assoon as possible, as these positions will be filled on an ongoing basis.

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