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CNN Sports Intern: ATL - Fall 2024

  • Internship
    Off-cycle Internship
  • Media & Journalism
  • Atlanta
  • 14d left

AI generated summary

  • You must be a college Junior, Senior, or Graduate Student with a GPA of 3.0+ and have a passion for sports. Proficient in Adobe Premiere and actively enrolled in a US college or university with no need for work visa sponsorship.
  • You will assist in sports news coverage, monitoring events, social media, and creating graphic elements. Copyediting scripts, conducting interviews, and supporting administrative tasks.


  • Successful candidates will demonstrate a knowledge of and active participation in social media as a news tool.
  • Passion for sports and a strong interest in storytelling.
  • Experience creating written, audio and/or video content.
  • Interest in sport that appeals to an international audience such as soccer, cricket, Formula 1, golf, tennis, athletics, cycling and more.
  • Proficient with Adobe Premiere (or similar) video editing software.
  • 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 Junior, Senior or Graduate Student (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.


  • Assist our sports newsgathering team by watching events and press conferences, then alerting key moments and soundbites for the network to use on linear and digital platforms.
  • Monitor social media for daily news reactions, statements, and fresh video elements.
  • Provide support to the CNN World Sport show team by creating graphic elements, transcribing interviews, researching stories, and gathering video elements for edit.
  • Coordinate daily game recordings by monitoring video quality and router sources.
  • Copyedit anchor scripts and network banners.
  • Assist with basic administrative and production tasks.


What are the main responsibilities of a CNN Sports Intern in the ATL office?

The main responsibilities include assisting the sports newsgathering team, monitoring social media for news reactions, supporting the CNN World Sport show team, coordinating game recordings, copyediting scripts and banners, and assisting with administrative and production tasks.

What qualifications and experience are required for the CNN Sports Intern position?

Candidates should demonstrate knowledge of social media as a news tool, have a passion for sports and storytelling, experience creating content, interest in sports appealing to an international audience, proficiency with video editing software, be actively enrolled in a college or university degree program, be a Junior, Senior, or Graduate Student, and have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or above.

How often is the intern expected to be in the office?

The intern will be expected to join the office on a regular cadence based on the intern manager's in-office schedule.

Can international students apply for this internship?

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 on any student or exchange visas will not be eligible for the internship program.

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.

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