CNN Digital Sport Video Internship

Type: Intern
Region: London

Welcome to Warner Bros. Discovery? the stuff dreams are made of.

Who We Are?

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.

Your New Role…

Working for CNN London’s digital sport video team across all CNN platforms; the digital sport video intern will assist producers and supervisors across the full gamut of video production, from the research and pitching stage right through to postproduction and everything in between.

We’re looking for curious, versatile, enthusiastic, and proactive candidates with an interest in both news and features content, long- and short-form video, with a mixture of technical and editorial skills. They need to demonstrate both an ability to work under the pressure of news deadlines, along with the thoughtfulness and creativity required for longer features projects.

The Sport video unit is small but responsible for all sport output in the organization, focusing on daily turn news, feature, and sponsorship content, as well as longer-form video. This internship position will have an opportunity to learn a wide range of skills over the course of the program.

Your Role Accountabilities…

  • Assist with research
  • Pitching and attending brainstorms
  • Assisting producers, editors and shooters at base and in the field
  • Explore sound design and editing in Adobe Premiere. A basic to moderate level of editing experience is essential for this role.

Qualifications & Experience…

  • Undergraduate or postgraduate journalism degree (not essential), vocational training and/or ability to illustrate a portfolio of work / content (eg: blogs, podcasts, YouTube Channel, etc.)
  • Working in team environments, ideally to strict deadlines
  • Ability to work quickly, managing time and multiple priorities effectively
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills
  • Have a passion for international news
  • Be proactive and ready to throw themselves in to any task
  • After Effects and Photoshop knowledge is preferable, but not necessary.

Next Steps? 

  • Stage 1: Submit your CV by Sunday 16th June (you will not be able to apply after this date). 
  • Stage 2: For eligible candidates, you will be invited to complete a written questionnaire in HireVue. The deadline for this is Sunday 23rd June.
  • Stage 3: Interviews will take place in July & August. 

Due to the volume of applications we receive we are unable to provide individual feedback, but if you are unsuccessful we will aim to let you know within 6 weeks of the closing date. 

Hybrid Working – This role is advertised as a Hybrid work model, that combines remote and in-office work, following our current company policy and to be agreed with your Line Manager. Subject to any applicable laws, WBD / your Line Manager reserves the right to change this working agreement where this is essential to business needs and upon reasonable notice to you.

How We Get Things Done?

This last bit is probably the most important! Here at WBD, our guiding principles are the core values by which we operate and are central to how we get things done. You can find them at www.wbd.com/guiding-principles/  along with some insights from the team on what they mean and how they show up in their day to day. We hope they resonate with you and look forward to discussing them during your interview.

Championing Inclusion at WBD

Warner Bros. Discovery embraces the opportunity to build a workforce that reflects the diversity of our society and the world around us. Being an equal opportunity employer means that we take seriously our responsibility to consider qualified candidates on the basis of merit, regardless of sex, gender identity, ethnicity, age, sexual orientation, religion or belief, marital status, pregnancy, parenthood, disability or any other category protected by law.

If you’re a qualified candidate and you require adjustments or accommodations to search for a job opening or apply for a position, please contact us at recruitadmin@wbd.com.

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