CBS Corporation Summer 2017 Editorial Intern - CNET in Louisville, Kentucky
Summer 2017 Editorial Intern - CNET
CBS BUSINESS UNIT: CBS Interactive
JOB TYPE: Paid Intern
JOB LOCATION: Louisville, KY
CBS Interactive, a division of CBS Corporation, is the premier online content network for information and entertainment. With more than 280 million people visiting its properties each month, CBS Interactive is a top Web property globally. Its portfolio of leading brands, which include CNET, CBS.com, CBSNews.com, CBSSports.com, GameSpot, TV.com, TVGuide.com and Last.fm, span popular categories like technology, entertainment, sports, news and gaming.
The CNET Editorial Intern will assist with Smart Home and appliance coverage, as well as lab optimization. S/he will assist in writing news and reviews on the topics of large and small appliances and Smart Home devices. S/he will help to maintain and organize the appliances testing lab and the CNET Smart Home Skill set.
Strong writing capability, experience writing about technology and/or experience with product testing a plus.
Write general assignment coverage stories on a daily basis
Work with copydesk on headlines, desk and copy editing
Work with copydesk to check for breaking news
Spend time on social - helping to promote our stories via our existing social channels or investigating new places we should be promoting our work
Contribute to the magazine by helping edit/fact check stories and/or writing a piece
A passion for writing
Experience with writing about technology
Excellent oral and written communication skills
Skilled in building successful relationships internally and externally
Ability to work and adapt to change in a fast-paced environment
Flexible, open minded and forward thinking
Willing and open to learning and to new ideas
Ability to work independently and take initiative but also work well with co-workers in a team environment
Internet savvy and passionate about digital media
Experience with product testing a plus!
You must be a student currently enrolled in an accredited college or university
You must have at least one academic semester left after Summer 2017
Must be at least 18 years old
Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled