I feel like God’s luckiest creature because I spent the last three months living a very real dream, running alongside the big dogs.
I have long admired CNN for various reasons, and had aimed at interning there when I began mapping out my career aspirations. I respect its goal to be fair and “middle of the road,” and am captivated by the way they have embraced technology, trends and change to sit as a key player in the news market across age groups. CNN programming does not dominate TV ratings, but their mobile application is the most downloaded in Apple’s app store and the work that their digital team has been producing is nothing short of spectacular (check out ATL24). It’s all very exciting for someone coming into an evolving news market, who has watched as media outlets struggle and even fight change.
These are the reasons I came to CNN. My experience there is why I hope to be back. Continue reading