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CNN & TNT Sports DEI Intern: ATL - Fall 2024

  • Internship
    Off-cycle Internship
  • Media & Journalism
  • Atlanta
  • 3d left

AI generated summary

  • You need proficiency in MS Office, strong communication skills, interest in DEI, college enrollment, good academic standing, & US work authorization.
  • You will support DEI team on projects, events, and goals, collect feedback data, assist stakeholders, and draft internal communications.


  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office 365 (Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.)
  • Interpersonal written and verbal communication skills.
  • Excellent time management, organizational skills, precise attention to detail.
  • Interest in DEI workspace.
  • Previous experience working within DEI preferred.
  • Research experience and deep knowledge of our companies' brand and values.
  • 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 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.


  • Work with the Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion team to support team projects, initiatives, events.
  • Partner with Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Senior Manager and team members to drive existing goals & initiatives.
  • Provide support to internal stakeholders.
  • Collect and synthesize feedback data from planning and employee experience post summer diversity journalism conventions.
  • Partner with internal communications to draft and send monthly newsletters for internal mentorship and development programs.


What will the intern be expected to do in this role?

The intern will work with the Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion team to support projects, initiatives, and events. They will also partner with the team to drive existing goals, provide support to internal stakeholders, collect feedback data, and draft monthly newsletters for internal programs.

What are the qualifications and experience required for this internship?

The intern should have proficiency in Microsoft Office 365, excellent interpersonal communication skills, strong time management and organizational skills, and a keen interest in DEI work. Previous experience working in DEI is preferred. They must also be actively enrolled in an accredited college or university program, be a Junior or Senior in good academic standing, and be authorized to work in the US without requiring sponsorship.

Where will this internship be located?

This internship will be located in the ATL area. The selected intern will be expected to join the team in the office on a regular basis.

Will the intern be working with CNN and TNT Sports directly in this role?

The intern will work closely with the Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion team at CNN and TNT Sports to ensure that diversity, equity, and inclusion are prioritized across all screens and behind the scenes. They will be involved in various projects and initiatives within these networks.

Is this a paid internship?

Information regarding the compensation for this internship is not provided in the job description. It is recommended to inquire about this during the application process.

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.