Duties: The Situation Room, anchored by Wolf Blitzer, assembles top CNN correspondents, analysts, contributors and guests for complete, up-to-the minute coverage of the day's breaking news, political events, national security issues, terrorism, international relations and other major stories in the news. Modeled on the concept of the White House Situation Room, the program combines traditional reporting methods with the newest innovative online resources, making the entire process of newsgathering more transparent and placing the latest news and information at the viewers' fingertips. The Situation Room airs weekdays from 5 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Students may have the opportunity to learn and observe a number of functions within the department, such as show research, videotape screening, logging, dubbing and other show production needs.
Qualifications: In order to facilitate the learning experience, candidates with the following qualifications are preferred:
- Candidates should have experience in journalism and be seeking a career in broadcast journalism.
- Candidates be self-motivated, able to multitask, have a good attitude, and be able to function well in an environment with short deadlines and quick turnaround projects.
- Interns need to be available during the week for this internship.
CNN America Inc. is a division of the CNN News Group, a wholly owned subsidiary of Turner Broadcasting System, Inc. This 24-hour news network is the world's most trusted name in news today. CNN provides its audience with in-depth, live coverage and analysis of breaking news events from around the world. CNN also offers a full range of programs covering the latest in business, weather, sports, entertainment, health and science news, as well as topical, in-depth interviews.
Students @ Work Internships are structured to last 10 to 12 weeks. Tentative program dates are June 1st Through August 7th. Students should have a strong academic record (3.0 strongly preferred). Students must have completed their sophomore year in college prior to the start of the internship.
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.
Turner Broadcasting System, Inc. and its subsidiaries are Equal Opportunity Employers.
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