Every great story has a new beginning, and yours starts here.
Welcome to Warner Bros. Discovery… the stuff dreams are made of.
When we say, “the stuff dreams are made of,” we’re not just referring to the world of wizards, dragons and superheroes, or even to the wonders of Planet Earth. Behind WBD’s vast portfolio of iconic content and beloved brands, are the storytellers bringing our characters to life, the creators bringing them to your living rooms and the dreamers creating what’s next…
From brilliant creatives, to technology trailblazers, across the globe, WBD offers career defining opportunities, thoughtfully curated benefits, and the tools to explore and grow into your best selves. Here you are supported, here you are celebrated, here you can thrive.
We are the now and the next. The power behind the people building the future. We are born from the spirit of innovation. We are created from the idea that people around the world want more, need more, deserve more. We are the home of the global digital revolution. We are CNN.
Overview of the internships
We have multiple CNN International internship opportunities available. By applying to this posting, you will be considered for internship opportunities within this area.
This could include, but is not limited to:
CNN International Features
CNN International Newsgathering
CNN International Productions
CNN International Editorial
CNN International Planning
CNNi Newsgathering: CNN's International Newsource team manages the network's relationships with paying partners around the world, gathers and produces video to and from our affiliate partners, and handles any additional requests, including but not limited to: live reporters, anchor interviews, studio bookings, and more.
CNNi Productions: CNN Vision is a global production team creating documentaries and feature stories that engage, inform and entertain audiences on CNN’s television and digital platforms around the world. Check us out at: https://cnnvision.com/
CNNi Editorial: CNNI interns begin by training with our Associate Producers to help pull together elements needed for shows. They gain exposure to all aspects of show production, and depending on their interests and abilities, are allowed to work with various teams during their time with the company.
CNNi Planning: The CNN International Planning team is based in the CNN Atlanta, London, and Hong Kong bureaus. Planning producers coordinate guest chases with show teams and each other across all time zones. Planning producers handle future and day-of guest bookings for the network.
Duties could include:
Gathering, curating, and distributing the best visual material to affiliates
Programming of live signals for affiliate use
Broadcast script-writing and video/package production
Learning about the technology and systems used in news and features production
Generating ideas and contributing to the execution of award-winning weekly and monthly programming
Our Company Every great story has a new beginning. We're excited to announce that Discovery and WarnerMedia have combined to become Warner Bros. Discovery. WBD is a premier global media and entertainment company, offering audiences the world’s most differentiated and complete portfolio of content, brands and franchises across television, film, sports, news, streaming and gaming. We're home to the world’s best storytellers, creating world-class products for consumers.? WBD is bringing together the scripted and the unscripted, the local ... read more
WBD's Internship Program is designed to nurture students professionally and personally. We attract the country’s boldest and brightest students for paid, for-credit, real-world internship experiences in the entertainment, tech, sports, news and media industries. We offer career-defining opportunities to learn valuable skills that will help you prepare for a successful future.
Ready to learn more? Here’s what we offer:
Hands-on work with passionate, talented team members in your field
Mentorship from some of the industry’s kindest and most passionate entertainment veterans
Engaging events including professional development seminars, panels with recruiters and former interns, intern-exclusive events, and so much more
Access to top-level executives and employees through our Speaker Series and Roundtables
Incredible networking opportunities with industry-leading professionals and a robust intern alumni network
A creative, collaborative, and inclusive company culture
What you can expect to take away from the semester:
Opportunities to develop professionally and uncover skills you didn’t know you had
The insider scoop on the entertainment industry and what happens behind the scenes
Relationships that will go beyond your collegiate career
Real-life experiences that will provide you with the confidence to delve into your next adventure
Essentials needed for the positions that are similar across the above roles (these do not all have to apply to every single role)
Cover letter required. Please submit your cover letter as one PDF along with your resume.
Passionate about news
Strong interest in international affairs
Must have strong communication and writing skills
Awareness of basic editing and shooting for broadcast
Bi-lingual or Multi-lingual skills a plus
A great attitude and willingness to learn
Must be actively enrolled in a U.S. accredited college or university degree program for the full duration of the internship (proof of enrollment required)
Must be a rising Junior, Senior or Graduate Student (18 years or older)
Must be in academic good standing (2.8 or above GPA)
Must have the legal right to work in the United States. U.S. International students must hold an F1 Visa to be considered.
The duration of the program is 10-12 weeks dependent on the student’s availability based on semester schedule
Program date options:
Start Date: June 5th or June 12th
End Date: August 18th or August 25th
Interns will be expected to work 35-40 hours per week in a hybrid capacity.
Our internships are paid opportunities with a competitive hourly wage. Credit is not required; however, we will provide the necessary documentation for school credit if desired. Relocation is not provided.
Interviewing will take place from February through mid-April. A WBD team member will contact you if your experiences and interests match an open internship position. Due to the high volume of applications, we are unable to give individual status updates.
In compliance with local law, we are disclosing the compensation, or a range thereof, for roles in locations where legally required. Actual salaries will vary and may be above or below the range based on various factors including but not limited to location, experience, and performance. The rate listed is just one component of Warner Bros. Discovery’s total compensation package for employees. Pay Rate: $19 per hour USD for undergrad interns, $25 per hour USD for graduate level interns
For more details visit: WBD website.