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CNN Dubai Intern - Eleni Giokos

Warner Bros. Discovery

Warner Bros. Discovery

Dubai - United Arab Emirates
Posted on Sunday, July 7, 2024

Welcome to Warner Bros. Discovery… the stuff dreams are made of.

Who We Are…

When we say, “the stuff dreams are made of,” we’re not just referring to the world of wizards, dragons and superheroes, or even to the wonders of Planet Earth. Behind WBD’s vast portfolio of iconic content and beloved brands, are the storytellers bringing our characters to life, the creators bringing them to your living rooms and the dreamers creating what’s next…

From brilliant creatives, to technology trailblazers, across the globe, WBD offers career defining opportunities, thoughtfully curated benefits, and the tools to explore and grow into your best selves. Here you are supported, here you are celebrated, here you can thrive.

Your New Role:

We are looking for an intern to work with CNN anchor Eleni Giokos and her team in Dubai.

You will need to be able to jump in and support Eleni as she anchors key CNN news shows; this could be anything from writing guest research notes to assisting with printing scripts.

Your Role Accountabilities:

The position will include helping arrange guests and contributors and chasing news lines. Eleni is also the face of one of CNN’s key business shows, Marketplace Middle East, which requires extra support in setting up filming for that series across the region. Also, the perspective intern may help with Connecting Africa, a monthly show about the continent in which Eleni also anchors.

Qualifications & Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in similar field
  • Passion for the news and a strong interest in storytelling on television
  • Excellent research skills
  • Excellent communication (written and verbal) and interpersonal skills.
  • Detail-oriented and reliable
  • Must be computer literate and well-versed in the areas of social media networks (Facebook, Twitter, etc.).
  • A particular interest in the Middle East is absolutely key to the role
  • Fluent written and spoken Arabic is desirable

How We Get Things Done…

This last bit is probably the most important! Here at WBD, our guiding principles are the core values by which we operate and are central to how we get things done. You can find them at www.wbd.com/guiding-principles/ along with some insights from the team on what they mean and how they show up in their day to day. We hope they resonate with you and look forward to discussing them during your interview.

Championing Inclusion at WBD

Warner Bros. Discovery embraces the opportunity to build a workforce that reflects the diversity of our society and the world around us. Being an equal opportunity employer means that we take seriously our responsibility to consider qualified candidates on the basis of merit, regardless of sex, gender identity, ethnicity, age, sexual orientation, religion or belief, marital status, pregnancy, parenthood, disability or any other category protected by law. If you’re a qualified candidate and you require adjustments or accommodations to search for a job opening or apply for a position, please contact us at recruitadmin@wbd.com.