Media Relations/Broadcast Intern (2017-18 Season)

Springfield Thunderbirds

Part Time
Springfield Thunderbirds
Springfield, MA

Job Details

The Springfield Thunderbirds are currently seeking a Media Relations/Broadcasting Intern for the 2017-18 American Hockey League season. This will be a hands-on experience, providing interns the chance to gain relevant expertise in the field. This internship position will be responsible for assisting the Manager of Media/Community Relations & Broadcasting in tasks including but not limited to:

•      Maintaining excellent working relationships with all local and regional media outlets.

•      Coordinating and writing game night and feature content for Thunderbirds’ web and social media outlets.

•      Developing and distributing game notes and other game night information to press and media members.

•      Facilitating media requests at games.

•      Continuing ongoing research of team, players, history, etc.

•      Researching and developing ideas relating to Thunderbirds’ community programs and events.

•      Establishing and managing production and distribution of credentials.

•      Various statistical research and projects.

•      Postgame updating of player bios/game notes.

STUDENTS INTERESTED IN CAREERS IN PLAY-BY-PLAY BROADCASTING OR LOOKING TO EARN ON-AIR EXPERIENCE ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY.

PLEASE NOTE: THERE IS NO SALARY OR STIPEND WITH THIS POSITION.

Requirements:

  • Work ALL Springfield Thunderbirds home games during the 2016-17 season.
  • Strong hockey knowledge and interest is highly recommended and encouraged.

  • Work pre-arranged office hours during week.

  • College student working towards a career in media relations/public relations may earn college credit for internship.

  • If not a local student, willing to relocate at own expense and find housing.

  • Must conduct themselves with professional attitude and appearance at all times.

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