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CNN Research, Analytics & Strategy Internships: NYC and DC - Fall 2024

  • Internship
    Starts on Oct 06
    Off-cycle Internship
  • Data
    Media & Journalism
  • New York City
  • 7d left

AI generated summary

  • You must be a rising Junior, Senior or Graduate Student, in good academic standing with a GPA of 3.0 or above, enrolled in a US college or university, and authorized to work in the US. Passion for news, digital & analytics, and media trends is essential.
  • You will create data-driven graphics, maps, and interactive projects for original reporting and breaking news events. Collaborate with editors, brainstorm coverage ideas, plan for major events, and build complex datasets for dashboards.


  • Qualifications & Experience:
  • Essentials needed for the positions that are similar across the above roles (these do not all have to apply to every single role)
  • 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, Senior or Graduate Student (18 years or older)
  • Must be in academic good standing (3.0 cumulative or above GPA) A transcript will be required to verify your GPA if an offer is extended.
  • 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.
  • Candidates should be passionate about news, self-motivated, able to multitask, have a good attitude, and be able to function well in fast paced, high volume environment
  • Interest in digital & analytics, news, emerging technology and media trends


  • Duties could include:
  • Help pitch and execute original reporting and stories - from compelling data-driven graphics, maps and interactive projects to experimental and emerging storytelling techniques.
  • Create news graphics and maps for breaking news events and longer-term projects.
  • Collaborate with a team of editors and journalists across the organization to brainstorm data/visual coverage ideas and find gaps in current story planning.
  • Plan proactively for major events and identify strong visual opportunities.
  • Contribute to team workflows and documentation (templates, pattern libraries, styles, etc.).
  • Building complex datasets to power dashboards.


When do applications for the CNN Research, Analytics & Strategy Internships in NYC and DC - Fall 2024 close?

The application deadline for these internships is Friday, July 26th. It is recommended to submit your application as soon as possible, as applications could close earlier due to applicant volume.

What are the essential qualifications needed for the CNN Research, Analytics & Strategy Internships?

Essential qualifications for these internships include being actively enrolled in an accredited college or university degree program for the full duration of the internship, being a rising Junior, Senior or Graduate Student, having a 3.0 cumulative GPA or above, and being authorized to work for any employer in the United States without requiring work visa sponsorship from Warner Bros. Discovery.

What is the duration of the CNN Research, Analytics & Strategy Internships program?

The internship program lasts for 10 weeks, with a start date of October 7th and an end date of December 13th. Interns are expected to work 16-24 hours per week in a hybrid capacity.

Are the CNN Research, Analytics & Strategy Internships paid opportunities?

Yes, these internships are paid opportunities with a competitive hourly wage. Credit is not required, but documentation for school credit can be provided if desired. Relocation is not provided for these internships.

Entertainment & Media

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.