Location London, United Kingdom
Job Type Full time
Job Id R000050488
WarnerMedia is a powerful portfolio of iconic entertainment, news, and sports brands. We bring people, technology, and the world’s best storytellers together to drive culture and meaningful connection. We believe the enduring power of stories can open our eyes to the world, to each other, and to new and different perspectives.
Join us. Shape your story here.
As one of the world’s news leaders we are interested in creative and energetic people with diverse perspectives and talents. Our global team creates content consumed by millions of people every day, and with tectonic changes in the world, news and impactful storytelling are more important now than ever. A successful CNN intern is committed to quality journalism, has strong knowledge of international issues, a keen interest in the digital media landscape, and a sharp eye for the stories that spark conversation on a daily basis.
The successful candidate will have the opportunity to work alongside a team of dedicated and experienced journalists, attend regular editorial meetings and participate in the editorial process.
We offer 13 internships at our central London Bureau. We are looking for CNN’s future: people with fresh ideas, innovative viewpoints, a willingness to work hard, and a commitment to the highest standards of journalism.
The internships are designed for journalism graduates or candidates from a related field seeking a career in journalism.
CNN advocates for diversity and welcomes candidates from all backgrounds, ethnicities, abilities and genders, and we are committed to creating both a workforce and content that are as diverse as the global audiences we serve.
Primary responsibilities include research, fact-checking, transcribing footage, assisting on shoots, contributing story and show ideas, attending planning and creative meetings and sourcing images and footage.
Candidates should be detail-orientated, have strong writing and research skills, the ability to multitask in a fast-paced environment, and have the confidence to pitch story ideas and potential guests to show producers.
Our intern will be assigned to the digital news team, which creates content consumed by millions of people every day – from dynamic breaking news coverage to hard-hitting feature journalism. The intern will work alongside a team of dedicated and experienced journalists, attend regular editorial meetings and participate in the editorial process. There will be opportunities to hone your researching skills, sharpen your news writing, contribute to CNN’s newsletters, develop pitch ideas and report out longform features. A successful digital news intern is committed to quality journalism, has strong knowledge of international issues, a keen interest in the digital media landscape, and a sharp eye for the stories that spark conversation on a daily basis.
Our intern will be assigned to the global programming team, which curates our homepages and mobile app. This team sits at the sharp end of our output – right at the point where our journalism meets our audience. There will be opportunities to hone your headline-writing skills, learn how to write engaging push alerts, and edit some of our key landing pages. There will also be opportunities to pitch to the news team – so you have the chance to finish your internship with a collection of bylines. The successful candidate will have solid news judgment, good writing skills, and sharp eye for how stories should be presented.
CNN Style & Travel
Our intern will gain experience working as part of the Style and Travel teams where responsibilities will include research, reporting and writing stories for various digital CNN platforms. The successful candidate will have a strong and broad knowledge of fashion, art, design, and travel. They will understand digital journalism, have a meticulous eye for detail and be able to work under pressure. These internships are well-suited to someone who has studied digital journalism, or who has comparable experience, and who wants to pursue a career in digital journalism.
The digital video intern assists producers, editors and supervisors across the full gamut of video production, from the research and pitching stage right through to postproduction and all stages in between. We’re looking for curious, versatile, enthusiastic and proactive candidates with an interest in both news and features content, long and short-form video, with a mixture of technical and editorial skills.
The Video Development Group is split into two primary units, focusing on daily turn news & feature content, as well as longer-lead series. This internship position will spend time with both units, creating an opportunity to learn a wide range of skills over the course of the program.
CNNi Productions (Features digital)
The CNNi Productions team produces features content across TV, digital and social platforms. The Intern will help with researching and planning stories, as well as writing scripts and articles, and creating social content. The ideal candidate will have a keen eye for a story, strong organisational skills, an ability to multi-task, and a good understanding of both TV and digital platforms.
Please submit your CV (no cover letter required) if you’d like to apply as soon as possible. Within 5 days of submitting your application, you will be invited to complete an application questionnaire via HireVue – you must complete this to be considered for the role.
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.
WHO WE ARE
WarnerMedia is a powerful portfolio of iconic entertainment, news and sports brands including HBO, Warner Bros., Adult Swim, Bleacher Report, Boomerang, Cartoon Network, CNN, TBS, TCM, TNT, truTV, Turner Sports and more.
We bring people, technology, and the world’s best storytellers together to drive culture and meaningful connection.
WHAT WE DO
It’s our aim every day to inspire, inform and entertain our audiences with high-quality, diverse content—bringing them stories that have purpose and impact and voices that need to be heard.
At WarnerMedia we invite diverse stories, skills and perspectives; we inspire everyone to contribute creative ways forward; we respond to people’s unique points of view and desire for meaningful connection; we strive for exceptional quality and lasting cultural impact.
We believe everyone deserves authentic, meaningful connection—to each other, to culture, and a shared sense of belonging.
That’s why we empower fearless storytellers who bring our world into focus—and create cultural touchstones with the power to draw us together.