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CNN Heroes Intern: NYC - Fall 2024

  • Internship
    Full-time
    Starts on Oct 06
    Off-cycle Internship
  • Media & Journalism
  • New York City
  • 11d left

AI generated summary

  • You must be a passionate, self-motivated college Junior/Senior with a GPA of 3.0 or above. Must be authorized to work in the US with no need for sponsorship. Adobe Premiere Pro skills a plus.
  • You will research, transcribe, assist with tasks, pitch ideas, support producers, and assist on shoots for CNN Heroes docu-style video packages. Attend planning meetings and work on the annual Tribute show live event.

Requirements

  • Candidates should be passionate about news and storytelling.
  • Self-motivated, able to multitask in a fast-paced environment.
  • Must be actively enrolled in an accredited college or university degree program for the full duration of the internship (proof of enrollment required)
  • Must be a rising Junior or Senior (18 years or older)
  • Must be in academic good standing (3.0 or above cumulative GPA)
  • Warner Bros. Discovery will only consider candidates who are presently authorized to work for any employer in the United States and who will not require work visa sponsorship from Warner Bros. Discovery now or in the future in order to retain their authorization to work in the United States. Candidates currently on any student or exchange visa, including F-1 CPT, F-1 OPT, J-1, M-1, etc., will not be eligible for the internship program.
  • The Nice To Haves:
  • Basic Adobe Premiere Pro skills are helpful but not required.

Responsibilities

  • Main responsibilities include research, logging and transcribing, assisting with organizational and administrative tasks and searching for video and images.
  • Interns are encouraged to pitch ideas with respect to nominations and Hero packages.
  • Interns may have the opportunity to assist on local shoots when possible.
  • Supporting producers, associate producers and production assistants throughout the production of CNN Heroes docu-style video packages.
  • Use CNN's databases to access video, conduct research, and communicate with other departments within the company.
  • Researching, logging and transcribing, assisting with organizational and administrative tasks and searching for video and images.
  • Have the opportunity to work on our annual Tribute show live event.
  • Interns will attend all weekly department planning meetings.

FAQs

What are the main responsibilities of a CNN Heroes Intern in NYC?

The main responsibilities include research, logging and transcribing, assisting with organizational and administrative tasks, searching for video and images, pitching ideas for nominations and Hero packages, and supporting producers throughout the production process.

What qualifications are required for this internship?

Candidates must be passionate about news and storytelling, self-motivated, enrolled in an accredited college or university for the full duration of the internship, a rising Junior or Senior, in academic good standing with a GPA of 3.0 or above, and authorized to work in the United States without requiring visa sponsorship.

What opportunities may interns have while working with CNN Heroes?

Interns may have the opportunity to assist on local shoots, work on the annual Tribute show live event, attend weekly department planning meetings, and gain experience researching, logging, transcribing, and assisting with various production tasks.

Are Adobe Premiere Pro skills required for this internship?

Basic Adobe Premiere Pro skills are helpful but not required for the CNN Heroes Internship.

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Mission & Purpose

Warner Bros. Discovery is a global media and entertainment company, known for producing and distributing a wide range of content, including films, television shows, and digital content. Their ultimate mission is to captivate audiences worldwide by creating compelling and innovative stories that entertain, inform, and inspire. With a strong focus on storytelling and creativity, Warner Bros. Discovery aims to enrich people's lives through entertainment and provide a diverse array of content across various platforms. Their purpose is to connect people through shared experiences and to continue being a leading force in the entertainment industry, shaping the future of entertainment in the UK and beyond.

Culture & Values

  • Act as one team

    Trust each other, succeed together, and grow together. Collaborate across teams and make decisions that are best for WBD overall. Prioritize growth, development, and well-being for our teams. Respect and support each other, and celebrate wins.

  • Create what's next

    Be curious, innovate, and focus on the future. Drive change, embrace disruption, and never stop learning. Use data and technology to transform what we create and how we tell stories and deliver. Experiment, fail fast, acknowledge mistakes and learn from them.

  • Empower Storytelling

    Put creators, consumers and partners at the center, and share extraordinary stories. Tell stories that entertain and inspire our viewers, communities, and each other. Foster creativity by giving the freedom to try new things and produce our best work. Deliver the best experience; anticipate what consumers want and be fan obsessed.

  • Champion Inclusion

    Empower others, have courage, and pursue equity. Amplify the voices of global storytellers to reflect audiences around the world. Intentionally seek out diversity, remove barriers, and create space for all to share ideas and be heard. Actively listen and lead with empathy, integrity, and transparency.

  • Dream it & own it

    Advocate the mission, move with speed, and drive results. Have an owner's mindset; bring a perspective, take decisive rapid action, and manage spend responsibly. Make clear choices, set ambitious goals, and be accountable for results. Speak up and fearlessly challenge the norm.