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FOX Sports South seeking digital intern

Discussion in 'Journalism Jobs' started by c_mccartney, Sep 2, 2015.

  1. c_mccartney

    c_mccartney New Member

    We are seeking an intern to join the FOX Sports South Web sites for the fall in Atlanta. It's a very hands-on opportunity with a chance to be on camera, write and be on podcasts. Below is the job description and you can find more information here and apply at this link. DM if you have any questions.

    Job Description
    FOX Sports South is seeking a dedicated intern to join the digital team. The internship will include assisting in the following areas:

    1. Web site management: FOX Sports South has three properties, FOXSportSouth.com, FOXSportsCarolinas.com and FOXSportsTennessee.com

    2. Video/Audio production: Web-exclusive content as well as audio editing for podcasts.

    3. Written content: Surrounds MLB (Braves), NBA (Grizzlies, Hawks, Hornets), NHL (Hurricanes, Predators), WNBA (Dream) and college (ACC) products.

    4. Social media: Posting Web team's content – written, videos, podcasts) to social media channels


    Web site management
    Post stories from partner teams' sites as well as relevant content from other FOX Sports sites in deadline-driven environment

    Post videos from production team (i.e. pre- and postgame shows, original programming, etc.)

    Video/audio production

    Shoot, edit and appear in Web-exclusive videos for use on FOX Sports South's family of sites that offer both analysis and drive tune-in information

    Includes posting of videos to FOX Sports South sites as well as social channels (Facebook, YouTube, Twitter)

    Offer analysis in and edit podcasts revolving around multiple sports

    Written content
    Supply game coverage, features, news stories revolving around partner teams

    Post content to Web sites and share via social channels
    • Must be a sophomore, junior or senior. Preferred major in Communications/Journalism. Production or communications and/or prior media or sports experience preferred.
    • Experience editing video (i.e. Premiere Pro) and audio (Audacity).
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills required.
    • Good organizational and project coordination skills required.
    • Knowledge of Microsoft Office applications, including Word, Excel and Outlook is required.
    • Must be able to perform in a deadline-oriented environment.
    • Familiarity with Fox Sports brand and general sports knowledge is helpful.
    The intern will primarily work in an office environment, but it will also be necessary to occasionally work in the field to include live sporting and media events. This can include evenings and weekends. Must be able to work a minimum of 20 hours per week for up to 10 weeks.
  2. wheels89

    wheels89 Member

    Yes, write since all the regional writers were cut loose three months ago.
  3. c_mccartney

    c_mccartney New Member

    We are still writing at South. Yes, it's with a smaller staff, but we've continued to produce our own written content.
  4. jsimp

    jsimp Member

    If your a college graduate or out of school, can you apply for this position?
  5. TGO157

    TGO157 Member

    "Must be a sophomore, junior or senior"

    But the worst thing that could happen is they say "no."
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