Friday, September 27, 2013
Team iReport is looking for a spring 2014 intern

Are you a college student waiting to dive into the world of CNN iReport? Today’s your lucky day. We’re looking for an intern to join our team at the CNN Center in Atlanta, Georgia, this spring.

This full-time, paid experience lasts about 12 weeks, from late January to early April, and is open to college students currently enrolled in school. Course credit is available, and preference is given to students who have previously contributed to CNN iReport.

The CNN iReport intern is a valuable member of our editorial team. In addition to vetting iReports, writing stories, producing galleries, and joining in brainstorming and editorial planning, interns will also have the opportunity to learn from a host of CNN professionals in various departments.

Sound like your dream job? Click here for more details and to formally apply. The deadline for applications is Sunday, October 27.

14 Comments
September 27, 2013

Sounds like a great idea for college students to get into the world of social media and to get a first-hand experience will the news world.

September 30, 2013
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Sounds like a wonderful opportunity to learn the ropes!

October 3, 2013
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hi thejeremynix

October 4, 2013
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This is the dream step for young chaps to enter into world news leader newsroom working with CNN ireport team in Atlanta.

 

Anil Kumar Upadhyaya

freelance journalist

India

October 17, 2013
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Things wrong with healthcare.gov.  If you are having trouble logging in make sure you are using Internet Explorer.  Creation of your username and password is OK with other browsers, however, IE only works to log in.  The site won't allow you to search for your own doctors.  It always comes up blank.  It keeps coming up with a timeout even when you are active on the site.  If you set a filter on the type of plans you wish to look at, and try a search for doctors/hospitals that are part of the plan, the filter is eliminated when you return to the plans page.  Lastly, make sure you allow pop-ups on this site.  Many of the functions (new pages) are actually pop-up pages instead of a new page.  This is a problem with most browsers, as most browsers, by default, block pop-ups.

October 24, 2013
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Is this job unpaid?

October 28, 2013
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Nope, @markpel - as it says in the text above, we do pay our interns!

November 1, 2013
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Too bad i'm not in college only a sophmore starting to write stories. write on!!!

 

November 11, 2013
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Rachel8, thank you... have a nice day!

November 12, 2013
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I think this is a wonderful opportunity you are providing!  Do you think you will ever have such a position for a college graduate looking for a career change?

April 3, 2014
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that's great! thanks for nice inform about that. That will be great opportunity to attend.

November 11, 2014
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November 11, 2014

 

I put the date so you look back over time and see that I said it here first.

I would like to start an iReport Community around crowdfunding.

Back in the day, when I was a TV reporter, I worked as a correspondent for SHOWBIZ on CNN TV we were one of the first shows on TV to cover entertainment like sports.

 

IReort should be one of the first to cover the crowdfunding insudtry the same way.

 

Crowdfunding is miraculous.

 

There is a crowdfunding spirit that is like a barn-raising party.

 

It is full of human interest stories, drama, success, failure, striving for something new, creating jobs and much, much more.

 

The majority of Americans still don't know about the Jobs Act, or the Crowdfunding Act which was passed by over 400 US Congressmen.

 

Sure, like anything that deals with human being and money, there will always be stereotyping and controversy.

 

Just because something is controversial doesn't make it wrong, it makes it good TV.

 

I would like to see iReport give some serious thought to rules on reporting on the crowdfunding industry, campaigners, platforms and more.

 

Post the rules, so we can know them and abide by them.

 

Keeping information about crowdfunding form the public will prove, over time. to be a big mistake in holding up progress toward new jobs.

 

Crowdfunding is like a big new puppy, and maybe it needs some house training, but it shouldn't be ignored.

 

Mike Hayes and company

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

November 12, 2014
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Wednesday, Novemeber 12, 2014

 

Crowdfunding is new, and there are still many misconceptions about it, because we have not seen anything exactly like it and it is rapidly becoming a part of everyday life in America.

 

Some people understand a lot about crowdfunding and all of the various ramifications it holds, while others are skeptical.

 

But I believe the enormous potential for good far outweighs the risks of stepping on skeptics toes.

 

People are doing amazing this with it.

 

Author, Marianne Williamson is runnning for US Congress with money she received from crowdfunding, so she is not beholding to lobbyist money.

 

Sifu Richard Baron is helping returning veterans by teaching them Kung Fu principles and raised money to do it on Kickstarter, and showcases veterans getting better on TV.

 

Inventor, Nami Khadem, is seeking funding for his Smart Swab invention to promote ear health.

 

The grandmother, who was bullied on a school bus received so much money for a vacation that she started and anti-bullying associated with the found money.

 

Reporting on crowdfunding activities like these and others should be an everyday occurrence, if for no other reason than it represents the "Good Stuff".

 

I know I am an apologetic optimist, but who should the public be kept from making their own decisions about crowdfunding?

 

Not all news, is bad news, just because it gets higher rating.

 

Let's get moving, and get the word out about crowdfunding!

Mike Hayes

November 26, 2014
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Get your damn cameras off of Ferguson.  We have listened to this crap for 2 - 3 months already.  Get the cameras down and they will all go home.  I bring the media and Obama for all of this mess.  I am now watching Direct TV NOT CNN and many of my friends are doing the same.  We have had enough!!!

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