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CNN News Associate – Washington, DC

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Washington, DC

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  • Bachelor's degree in journalism or related field preferred, with internship and previous newsroom experience. Strong news judgment, writing, multitasking, decision-making, communication, and computer skills needed. Willingness to work various shifts, including overnights and weekends.
  • The CNN News Associate in Washington, DC will assist with script printing, operate the Teleprompter, greet guests, work on live production and event coverage, research and write stories for CNN.com, monitor sources for newsgathering, conduct research, pitch stories, and may not have guaranteed full-time employment.

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Media & JournalismWashington, DC


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  • A bachelor's degree in journalism or related field of study is preferred, or equivalent experience.
  • At least one internship in a news environment and previous newsroom experience is preferred.
  • Strong general news judgment and editorial skills.
  • Strong writing skills
  • Should have the ability to multi-task and make fast decisions.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills; strong interpersonal and organizational skills.
  • Candidate should be computer literate and have a working knowledge of social media.
  • CNN newsrooms are staffed 24 hours a day. Candidates should be prepared to work onsite in D.C. for various shifts including overnights and weekends.

Education requirements


Area of Responsibilities

Media & Journalism


  • D.C. News Associates will print scripts for anchors, operate the Teleprompter and greet guests.
  • Work with live producers, show staffs and reporters on live shots, show production and coverage of live events.
  • Work with digital teams on researching and writing stories for CNN.com.
  • Monitor a variety of sources, including social media, wires and local news to assist in newsgathering efforts.
  • Conduct research at the direction of producers and desk management, which may include identifying video or digital stories.
  • Pitch stories for various CNN networks and platforms
  • Full-time employment is not guaranteed at the end of the program.


Work type

Full time

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Washington, DC