Deadline: Kind of Varies, depending on what you're going for
LOW DOWN ON DEADLINES...
The annual dates for our News internships are as follows:
Sports (TV and Digital) internship dates below:
CNN doesn't take calls regarding internships so please bear in mind that they will contact you if your application is being considered for interview. Interviews will usually take place four weeks prior to the start date of the internships you are applying for.
1. You get paid (obviously)
2. Get the opportunity to work with globally popular TV programs such as Amanpour or The World Right Now, with Hala Gorani
3. You may be retained with CNN... CNN says that "many of the current journalists within the London bureau started out as interns"
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.
Responsibilities include research, producing content in the CMS and assisting the team on the homepage and other platforms. There may be opportunities to write.
The successful candidate will have a strong and broad knowledge of international affairs, understand digital journalism (including SEO and social), have a meticulous eye for detail and be able to work under pressure.
These internships are well suited to someone who has recently graduated with a masters in digital journalism and who wants to pursue a career in digital journalism.
News and Digital feature internships are three months in duration. Sports (TV only) and Sports (Digital) internships are four months in duration.
Based on what internship you're applying for you may use any of the email contacts provided above...
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YOU ARE APPLYING FOR IN THE SUBJECT OF THE EMAIL