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TV Development Internships: Warner Brothers Discovery, NYC – Spring 24 (apply by Oct 23)

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TV Development Internships: NYC – Spring 2024

Application Deadline: Monday, October 23rd

Your New Role We have multiple TV Development internship opportunities available. By applying to this posting, you will be considered for all internship opportunities within this area. These internships will be located in the NYC area. The selected interns will be expected to join us in the office on a regular cadence based on the intern managers’ in office schedule.

This Could Include, But Is Not Limited To

  • HGTV Production & Development Intern: NY – Spring 2024
  • Magnolia Content & Development Intern: NY – Spring 2024

Your Role Accountabilities

  • Assisting with organizing the Master Tracker, Talent Tracker, Production Report, and tracking internal and external ideas in all phases of development
  • Working on the Competitive Intel email
  • Edit casting tapes
  • Assisting with Senior Screening Room
  • Be placed on a development project to observe the full process
  • Helping APs and Production Executives with creative needs and keeping production schedules/shoot dates, etc. updated on documents and in Deal
  • Assisting with our Development 1 meeting/show tape
  • Note taker in Weekly Brainstorm meeting
  • Joining in on pitch meetings
  • Collect show information for internal departments
  • Attending 1:1 meetings with other departments
  • Annual Intern Project: Intern will research and present their own pitch. (pitch can then be used as a work example in future interviews)
  • Learn how to build pitch decks, write log lines and show descriptions

Qualifications & Experience

  • You’re a self starter
  • You know how to be extremely well organized
  • We’re team players & you are too
  • You’re creative & curious to learn
  • You have strong creative writing skills, verbal and written communication skills
  • Pursuing a Bachelor’s degree in Communications, Film, Digital Media Studies, Broadcasting, Screenwriting, etc.
  • Must be actively enrolled in a U.S. accredited college or university degree program for the full duration of the internship (proof of enrollment required)
  • Must be a rising Junior or Senior (18 years or older)
  • Must be in academic good standing (3.0 or above GPA)
  • Warner Bros. Discovery will only consider candidates who are presently authorized to work for any employer in the United States and who will not require work visa sponsorship from Warner Bros. Discovery now or in the future in order to retain their authorization to work in the United States.

The Nice to Haves

  • Knowledge of Adobe Premiere and Photoshop is preferred

About Our Internship ProgramWBD’s Internship Program is designed to nurture students professionally and personally. We attract the country’s boldest and brightest students for paid, for-credit, real-world internship experiences in the entertainment, tech, sports, news and media industries. We offer career-defining opportunities to learn valuable skills that will help you prepare for a successful future.Ready to learn more? Here’s what we offer:

  • Hands-on work with passionate, talented team members in your field
  • Mentorship from some of the industry’s kindest and most passionate entertainment veterans
  • Engaging events including professional development seminars, panels with recruiters and former interns, intern-exclusive events, and so much more
  • Access to top-level executives and employees through our Speaker Series and Roundtables
  • Incredible networking opportunities with industry-leading professionals and a robust intern alumni network
  • A creative, collaborative, and inclusive company culture

What you can expect to take away from the semester:

  • Opportunities to develop professionally and uncover skills you didn’t know you had
  • The insider scoop on the entertainment industry and what happens behind the scenes
  • Relationships that will go beyond your collegiate career
  • Real-life experiences that will provide you with the confidence to delve into your next adventure

And Finally, What To Know Before ApplyingThe duration of the program is 11 weeksProgram DatesStart Date: January 29thEnd Date: April 19thInterns will be expected to work 16-24 hours per week in a hybrid capacity.Our internships are paid opportunities with a competitive hourly wage. Credit is not required; however, we will provide the necessary documentation for school credit if desired. Relocation is not provided.Interviewing will take place from October through mid-December. A WBD team member will contact you if your experiences and interests match an open internship position. Due to the high volume of applications, we are unable to give individual status updates.In compliance with local law, we are disclosing the compensation, or a range thereof, for roles in locations where legally required. Actual salaries will vary and may be above or below the range based on various factors including but not limited to location, experience, and performance. The rate listed is just one component of Warner Bros. Discovery’s total compensation package for employees. Pay Rate: $19 per hour USD for undergrad interns, $25 per hour USD for graduate level interns.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 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.The Legal Bits…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, without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, mental or physical disability, and genetic information, marital status, citizenship status, military status, protected veteran status or any other category protected by law.If you’re a qualified candidate with a disability and you need a reasonable accommodation in order to apply for this position, please contact us at