CNN Newsource donates content for education

It’s our aim to support future journalism professionals by providing colleges, universities and secondary schools with the materials they need to produce compelling school newscasts.  With CNN Newsource in the Classroom, these organizations can use CNN Newsource materials on their campus / non-commercial channels and other school-branded digital platforms.

Hands-on experience and newsroom skills are invaluable to journalism students hoping to work in television news. With CNN Newsource in the Classroom, students can learn to:

  1. Produce newscasts
  2. Write stories for today’s video
  3. Produce packages using VO/NAT sound elements
  4. Edit packages with reporter tracks
  5. Localize national and international stories
  6. Handle wire copy and use script and rundown info
  7. Practice editorial skills
  8. Develop and sharpen tape production skills


Send your Application Form and License Agreement to sandra.turner@cnn.com.



CNN Newsource material covers national and international news stories provided by CNN bureaus and local news partners. Topics include medical, sports, business, science, technology and entertainment. Video and corresponding scripts may be in package, voice over, natural sound, sound on tape, raw or other formats.



CNN Newsource material is for non-commercial, student-produced television newscasts and school-branded digital platforms and is free for qualifying schools.

No equipment is needed. Newsource in the Classroom affiliates will receive login credentials to view available video and scripts at newsource.cnn.com.