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Plus Programming Internship / Sports Media


Sinclair Broadcast Group


Tennis Channel (www.tennischannel.com) is the only 24-hour, television-based multimedia destination dedicated to both the professional sport and tennis lifestyle. Tennis Channel holds the telecast rights to, Wimbledon, Roland Garros (French Open), Australian Open, ATP Masters Series, the Davis Cup and Fed Cup. Tennis Channel is carried by nine of the top 10 MSOs, Verizon FiOS TV, and has a national footprint via DIRECTV and DISH Network.


About Tennis Channel Internships

The Tennis Channel's Internship Program offers unpaid academic credit only. Our internships are during entire semesters not just breaks/vacations. A letter indicating that you are eligible to receive academic credit must be submitted. In return, you'll receive hands-on experience in an exciting, fast-paced sports entertainment TV Network environment covering one of the most electrifying games in the world today - TENNIS! Our program offers terrific opportunities for students in academic programs with concentration in entertainment and/or business. Completion of our internship program does not guarantee employment by Tennis Channel.

The ideal candidate is a highly proactive team member who works well in a fast paced collaborative environment. Candidate will be an essential team member that supports the digital and programming departments to provide tennis channel with the most up to date digital content. The ideal candidate will have a basic understanding of tennis and a willingness to embrace challenging situations that will arise in the fast paced world of digital content production and promotion. Candidate will gain experience working in Live Television, as well as experience in Adobe Photoshop & Adobe Creative Suite.


Daily responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:

  • Tracking all tournament and player information for content on Tennis Channel Plus
  • Working in conjunction with media managers to acquire footage, clips, interviews, etc.
  • Working closely with digital department to coordinate social media promotions and digital programming stunts
  • Clipping footage and match content for re-use on Tennis Channel Plus and Tennischannel.com digital platforms
  • Preparation and execution of various projects, as requested


    Qualifications:

  • Experience with Microsoft Office, primarily Word, and Excel
  • Currently attending an accredited institution and registered for college credits at this institution during the quarter or semester in which the internship is performed
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Keen attention to detail, for properly maintaining records, and organizing tasks
  • Sharp focus, adaptable, self-motivated, and driven personality
  • Comfortable taking ownership and responsibility for delegated work
  • Must be in good academic standing, as defined by the academic institution
  • At least 18 years of age at the time of acceptance into the program
  • Minimum commitment: 2 full days of work per week (10 - 20 hours)
  • Knowledge of Tennis and the ability to identify professional tennis players is a major plus


    HOW TO APPLY:

    Please apply at Tennis Channel Careers ( https://tennischannel-careers.silkroad.com/ ). Please include a cover letter and two work samples such as writing projects, audio files, videos (these can be graded class assignments or published work) by including their respective links.

    This is an un-paid Internship. Internship time at Tennis Channel must be coordinated with the studentís respective college or university for academic credit under the sponsorship of the educational faculty.

    Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc. is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and Drug Free Workplace!


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