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ViacomCBS Summer 2021 Multimedia Journalism Intern, Inside Edition in United States

REF#: 37519

CBS BUSINESS UNIT: CBS Interactive

JOB TYPE: Paid Intern

JOB SCHEDULE:

JOB LOCATION: USA

ABOUT US:

CBS Interactive, a division of ViacomCBS, is the world’s largest publisher of premium digital content and a perennial top 10 Internet company. CBS Interactive’s brands span popular categories like technology, entertainment, sports, news and gaming.

Properties include the websites, apps and streaming services of the CBS Television Network such as the CBS All Access subscription service, CBS News Digital platforms including the 24/7 digital news network CBSN, and CBS Sports Digital brands including the 24-hour streaming sports news network CBS Sports HQ, as well as digital-first properties in key content verticals, including CNET, ZDNet, TVGuide.com, GameSpot, Last.fm, Metacritic and Chowhound.

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DESCRIPTION:

Role Details:

The Multimedia Journalism Intern will assist in all aspects of storytelling, from pitching stories to publishing content. At the beginning of the summer, this intern will have the ability to pitch their own original idea and complete it by the end of their internship.

Your Day-to-Day:

  • Participate in regular departmental meetings and check-ins

  • Pitch and research story ideas daily

  • Secure and conduct interviews over the phone and Zoom

  • Secure permissions for video and photos, and gather assets for projects

  • Write text to accompany videos for our digital platforms and partners

  • Research industry developments and present highlights to our senior team on a weekly basis

  • Complete other daily tasks as required by the digital team

Logistics:

  • Time commitment: full-time, 40 hours per week during our regular office hours (Monday - Friday, 8:30 am - 5:30 pm, EST)

  • This is a paid internship and can also be for university credit if it meets your university's guidelines

QUALIFICATIONS:

Required:

  • College classes in journalism, communications, or related field

  • Newsgathering experience

  • Video production and post-production experience preferred

  • Love for digital media and social platforms

  • Must be a quick, eager standout colleague who pays attention to detail

  • Intern must be a student currently enrolled in an accredited college, university or boot camp

  • Must be at least 18 years old

Preferred:

  • Experience crafting content for social platforms

  • Photoshop skills

FUNCTION: Interns

EEO Statement:

ViacomCBS is an equal opportunity employer (EOE) including disability/vet.

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