Wednesday, February 11, 2009

Paid trainee program @ CNN

CNN offers a training program in producing and editing for master's degree students.

Applicants selected for the CNN Masters Fellowship Program will spend this summer working full-time at a CNN bureau, earning $1,000 per week. After graduation, they will be hired on a permanent basis (if all goes according to plan).

Opportunities are available to intern at Anderson Cooper 360 in New York, the Situation Room in Washington and the CNN Wire in Atlanta.

"As a part of our program, students will participate in several speaker series and social events specially designed to provide networking opportunities with top executives and exposure to diverse departments throughout the company," the ad states. "Students will be challenged to think creatively and develop necessary skills to succeed in the news industry."

To apply, e-mail your resume and cover letter to masters.program@turner.com by February 21. In the subject heading, type which particular opportunity you're interested in.

Location: Atlanta, Georgia

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Monday, December 8, 2008

Internships @ Anderson Cooper 360

Anderson Cooper 360, a popular TV news show on CNN, seeks interns for the Spring semester.

The positions are based in New York. Because they are unpaid, students must be able to receive college credit. Students must have completed their sophomore year in college prior to the start of the internship

"Interns have the opportunity to participate in how the show ideas are developed, how videotape is gathered and edited, the script-writing process, and how the program is built from an editorial and production perspective," according to the internship advertisement.

Resume, cover letter and a college reference is required. Applicants must have at least a 3.0 G.P.A. To apply, click here.

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Monday, October 13, 2008

Spring internships @ CNN

Monday, July 7, 2008

Fall internships at Washington Post, CNN, etc.

Several journalism internship opportunities this fall in Washington, D.C.:
  1. The Washington Post is seeking a college student for an internship in its Arts & Living section.
  2. The newspaper is also seeking interns for the Sports section and Features section of The Express, its free 190,000-circulation weekday tabloid that's distributed on public transportation.
  3. CNN en Espanol is also looking for an intern in its D.C. bureau.
  4. Foreign Policy is also considering editorial interns for its magazine and website.
If you're attending college in the D.C. area or participating in an internship program such as The Washington Center, these internships might be a good way to get some journalism experience.

-Mark Grabowski

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