CNN Margaret Moth Masters Fellowship


KENNESAW, Ga. (Mar 30, 2011)Our Company: Turner Broadcasting System, Inc. (TBS, Inc.), a Time Warner company, is a major producer of news and entertainment product around the world and the leading provider of programming for the basic cable industry. TBS, Inc. is based in Atlanta, GA, and employs more than 9,000 people worldwide. Philip I. Kent oversees TBS, Inc. as chairman and CEO.

Many are familiar with TBS, Inc.'s groundbreaking network, CNN, one of the world's most respected and trusted sources for news and information. TBS, Inc. is also home to familiar entertainment networks such as TBS, TNT, Cartoon Network, Turner Classic Movies, Adult Swim and truTV.

Program Mission: The Turner Broadcasting System, Inc. Fellowship Program seeks to attract the best and the brightest first-year Broadcasting/Journalism masters students.  Diverse students are encouraged to apply.  Our goal is to mentor students and give each individual exposure to real projects and corporate executives in key growth business divisions.  As a result, it is our hope that students will return to TBS, Inc. in a full-time capacity following graduation.

Pay:  Students will be paid a rate of $25.00/hour during the three month period of the summer.

Program Highlights: As a part of our program, students will participate in several speaker series and social events specially designed to provide networking opportunities with top executives and exposure to diverse departments throughout the company.  Students will be challenged to think creatively and develop necessary skills to succeed in the news industry. 

Fellowship Opportunity: Margaret Moth Fellowship - Atlanta, GA

The Margaret Moth Fellowship is named in memory of one of the first camerawomen to cover international news. Margaret's desire to chase stories around the world - no matter how dangerous the assignment - enabled her to capture some of CNN's most iconic pictures. In the words of one of her colleagues, Margaret truly represented the best of CNN.


The Margaret Moth Fellow will get the chance to work on a variety of projects in CNN Atlanta's headquarters.  The student will have an opportunity to work alongside CNN International producers, and assignment editors.  The fellow will be given direct work experience among journalists in order to improve their qualifications for future employment at CNN.

Students must have completed their undergraduate work and be currently enrolled in a masters-level program.  A background in Broadcast Journalism, Political Science, Sociology, Film/TV or related field is preferred.  Previous experience in a news organization, print or media, also preferred.  He/She should have a good attitude, strong work ethic, a creative visual sense, an ability to communicate clearly and concisely, excellent organizational skills, and be able to function well in an environment with short deadlines and quick turnaround projects.  He/She should have a general interest in TV production as well as a curious nature and significant enthusiasm for news.

To Apply: Please CLICK HERE to submit your resume and cover letter. Deadline to apply is April 14, 2011.


Turner Broadcasting System, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer