Summer 2020 Intern - The Row
Employer: CNN Job Posted: 2/8/2020
Location: Atlanta, GA Job Status: Full Time

Job Description:

We are CNN. THE WORLD’S MOST ESSENTIAL AND ENGAGING SOURCE OF DIGITAL NEWS. We are in the midst of rapid transformation and need you to help us find the next generation of innovators, makers, and dreamers who will lead and drive our growth. We aim to make the world a better, more connected place. Join us!

The Team

The Row is the editorial quality-control nerve center for all CNN platforms, located in the main Atlanta newsroom.

The Job

• The Row is responsible for news group-wide script and story approval, including investigative scripts, documentaries and sensitive and controversial stories.
• The Row ensures that stories meet high standards of story-telling, clarity, accuracy, quality, fairness and balance, while avoiding libel, defamation and use infringement issues.

• Row editors sign off on TV and original online reporting, as well as other sensitive editorial matters.

• Researchers on The Row fact-check each piece before it is cleared for edit.

The Daily

• Fact check scripts, digital articles and long-form stories
• Review pieces for editorial accuracy, fairness and balance
• Field editorial requests from CNN correspondents around the world by phone, email and in-person, and help track projects

The Essentials

• Candidates should be pursuing a career in journalism
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills
• Solid reporting and research skills
• Strong time management skills
• Well versed in current events, aware and interested in domestic and international news
• Exposure to social media is essential
• Students must have completed their sophomore year in college prior to the start of the internship

The Perks

• 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!
• Part of the WarnerMedia family of powerhouse brands
• What's so great about this internship? This sought-after internship is most valuable for its intense and up-close view of the day-to-day editorial process

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