CNN Digital, Intern - News

Location
London (Central)
Salary
Paid Internship
Posted
21 Jan 2016
Closes
20 Feb 2016
Industry
Journalist
Job Type
Internship
Hours
Full Time

CNN Digital seeks an Intern to work in its Digital News department. (edition.cnn.com).

This paid internship will be based at CNN’s bureau in central London. The next placement starts on 1 April 2015 and runs for three months.

Interns play an important role in the daily operations of CNN Digital. Your primary responsibilities will include research, fact-checking and providing production and administrative support.

You will participate in editorial meetings and learn how an award-winning online news site operates. Opportunities to write and conduct interviews may arise, depending on circumstances.

Successful candidates will be detail-oriented, strong on accuracy and be digital-savvy. They will have a good nose for a story and strong multimedia skills. Excellent research and writing abilities are also key.

This internship is well suited to someone who has recently graduated with a Masters in Journalism and is interested in pursuing a career in digital journalism. Some of our past interns have gone on to freelance or work full-time with CNN.

The internship is paid at minimum wage, eight hours a day for a five-day week.

More details can be found on the CNNI internship page. Please download the application form and email it, along with your CV and a covering letter, by clicking 'Apply' to arrive by 10am GMT on 20 February 2015 (please note the revised closing date). We are also accepting applications for internships starting 1 July and 1 October – check the internship page for full details.

Interns must be eligible to work in the EU. International applicants will be required to provide proper visa paperwork prior to arrival if accepted to the program. CNN cannot apply for work visas for internship purposes.

If you do not hear from us within 14 days of the relevant closing date then please assume that on this occasion your application has been unsuccessful.