Spring 2019 - CNN Digital News Trending Team Intern

  • Location
    Atlanta, Georgia
  • Sector
  • Experience
  • Posted
    Oct 10

Position description

What does our department do?
The trending team is a relatively new addition to CNN Digital. - We're a crack team of highly driven storytellers with one goal: Stories that sing, infographics that awe, and content that's smartly packaged; socially shared and sparks conversations. - We don't do trending stories. We make stories trend - We don't do pyramid style. We do eye-popping visuals - We don't do status quo. We dream up inspired initiatives - Oh, and we also produce CNN's flagship newsletter and quizzes

What will you be doing? 

  • You will come up with story ideas daily, and write daily 
  • You will become a pro in style and voice as you flex all your literary muscles 
  • You will be neck-deep in stories that are in the news, while you pursue distinctive enterprise pieces 
  • You will experiment, experiment, experiment.

What do we need from you?
We're looking for someone who: 

  • can write fast, write well and write with voice 
  • lives and breathes social media 
  • is equally at home writing about Cardi B's beef with Nicki as he or she is about the college mental health counseling shortage 
  • thinks mobile first 
  • knows there are other ways to present information beyond text - relishes challenges 

What’s so great about this internship?

  • An opportunity to work with a great team that is passionate about the same thing you are!
  • Networking opportunities to meet people that you’d like to know!
  • A speaker series that introduces you to cool executives and what they do for the best brands!

Spring 2019 program dates are January 21st through April 12th. Interns are paid a competitive-wage based on location and relocation is not provided. Participation in the internship program is reserved for students who are currently enrolled or within 6 months post-graduation. Most positions are targeted to upperclassmen and graduate students.

Application instructions

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