Location London, United Kingdom
Job Type Full time
Job Id R000050487
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.
World Sports (TV)
World Sport is CNN International’s flagship sports show that runs multiple times a day, seven days a week. Our show focuses on sports news, big-name interviews and exploring themes like racism, gender inequality and athlete activism as we seek to go beyond the headlines. The key roles for our intern are to help identify and pitch interesting stories, book guests, help research for interviews and segments, and produce cross-platform content. The ideal candidate should have a broad knowledge on sports news, an ability to deliver to deadlines, be a strong communicator and somebody who thrives collaborating in a team environment.
Digital Sports (Online content only)
This intern will be assigned to the digital sport team, and will research and write news stories. As the internship progresses, there will be opportunities to pitch and write distinctive features.
Working for CNN London’s digital sport team across all CNN platforms the intern will assist producers and supervisors in researching and writing news stories and pitching and pulling together more distinctive features.
We’re looking for enthusiastic and proactive candidates with an interest in both news and features content, with a mixture of technical and editorial skills. They need to demonstrate both an ability to work under the pressure of news deadlines, along with the thoughtfulness and creativity required for longer features projects.
This intern will have an opportunity to learn a wide range of skills over the course of the program.
Digital Sport Video
Working for CNN London’s digital sport video team across all CNN platforms; the digital sport video intern will assist producers and supervisors across the full gamut of video production, from the research and pitching stage right through to post production and everything in between.
The Sport video unit is small but responsible for all sport output in the organization, focusing on daily turn news, feature and sponsorship content, as well as longer-form video. This internship position will have an opportunity to learn a wide range of skills over the course of the program. The intern may assist with the following: research, pitching and attending brainstorms, assisting producers, editors and shooters at base and in the field, explore sound design and editing in Adobe Premiere. A basic to moderate level of editing experience is essential for this role. After Effects and Photoshop knowledge is preferable, but not necessary.
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.