Ponte Vedra High School alumna working at CNN Center for Time Warner internship


Elizabeth Bugbey, a 2015 graduate of Ponte Vedra High School and a rising junior at Georgia Tech, has spent her summer working at the CNN Center in Atlanta for an internship with Time Warner Inc.

A business administration major with a concentration in operations and supply chain management, Bugbey is working on process documentation and efficiency, as well as metrics analysis for the company, which she said is soon to be acquired by AT&T.

“It’s been really good,” said Bugbey, who also is working toward a certificate in business analytics and a minor in German. “It’s been really cool to be able to network with older people who can show their experiences to me.”

The Ponte Vedra native noted that working in the CNN Center has been a cool opportunity because it’s such a popular tourist attraction.

“It’s super cool working in such a fast-paced environment,” Bugbey said. “You can see people live editing the news. I’ve really enjoyed working there.”

Overall, she said her favorite part of the experience has been forming relationships with the people in the office, noting that everyone has been friendly and welcoming, ultimately making the move into corporate culture not as intimidating as it seemed.

In addition, Bugbey said her time at PVHS has helped her be more prepared for experiences like this one and for college in general.

“Definitely a lot of the math skills I learned at PVHS have helped me in this job and at Tech,” she said. “Since the teachers at PVHS don’t go easy on you, it definitely prepares you for college because professors will definitely not go easy on you.”

Bugbey’s internship with Time Warner ends Aug. 11.