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Fall 2022 On-Site Intern, CNN Row Research

APPLICATION DEADLINE: Sunday, July 10 at 11:59 PM PST

The Job
The Row is responsible for news group-wide script and story approval, including investigative scripts, documentaries, and sensitive and controversial stories.

The Daily

  • Checking all verifiable facts in reporter scripts and other content for the CNN Networks, CNN Digital and CNN Newsource, including documentaries and some affiliate reports
  • The researchers help manage the workflow of Row Editors and work closely with them on approving scripts
  • They also prepare background information and deep research for special projects and during rolling coverage or breaking news
  • The Row researchers sometimes support field correspondents by assisting package producers
  • But this position is pre-eminently an editorial one, demanding detailed up-to-date knowledge of news stories, an ability to find and marshal reliable sources and communicate effectively with show EPs, reporters and The Row Editors.

The Essentials

  • Successful candidate will have strong analytical skills, attention to detail, the ability to find answers to very specific questions - as well as an intense interest in events here and around the world
  • Some editorial experience at either university or post-graduation required
  • Substantial practical experience using online sources for research is required
  • Field reporting or production experience at university or post-graduation desirable
  • Prior research experience or experience as a newsroom assistant or AP desirable
  • If you are submitting a cover letter with your application, please combine the resume and cover letter into one PDF document

Internship Program

  • Students must be currently enrolled in a college degree program for the full duration of the internship
  • Fall 2022 program dates are October 3rd – December 9th; must be available for full program duration
  • Part-time schedule (16-24 hours/week) required
  • Company-issued computer or secured remote access provided for the duration of the internship program.
  • Competitive salary; relocation is not provided
  • Hands-on work with passionate, talented team members in your field
  • Networking opportunities with industry-leading professionals
  • Engaging events including executive speaker sessions, professional development workshops, and more