Summer 2017 Editorial Intern -

About Us:

CBS Interactive is a premier online content network for information and online operations of CBS Corporation as well as some of the top native digital brands in the industry. Our websites dive deep into the things that people care about: business, entertainment, games, news, sports and technology. With more than 290 million unique visitors each month, CBS Interactive is a global top 10 web property and one of the largest premium content networks.

Description: is seeking an ambitious, self-sufficient student who is interested in learning about working in digital news. We are looking for someone who is passionate about human interest stories and who can identify trending and breaking news. They will find news online before any other media has covered it.

The intern will help the video and editorial desks at find, research and tell the most fascinating stories. They will have solid fact-checking and writing skills and must work well within a team. They must be happy to pick up the phone and track down the people at the heart of stories.

Roles & Responsibilities:

  • Finding and pitching stories.
  • Identifying and contacting people directly involved in stories to secure permissions for video and photos.
  • Work within a CMS, Avid and Photoshop to help deliver stories.
  • Keeping track of anniversaries for historical newsworthy events to plan features using archived content.


  • Availability to be in the New York City office full-time for the duration of the 10 weeks.
  • Student in print or broadcast journalism or related field.
  • Solid knowledge of social media.
  • Familiarity with AP style.

Additional Requirements:

  • Intern must be a student currently enrolled in an accredited college or university
  • Must be at least 18 years old

EEO Statement:

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled

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