INTERNSHIP – BROADCAST JOURNALISM – Rochester Americans INTERNSHIP – BROADCAST JOURNALISM – Rochester Americans

The American Hockey League The American Hockey League

Location Rochester, NY
Start Date 8/1/2015
End Date 5/1/16
Application Deadline
Part Time
Part Time
Full Time
Full Time
Paid
Pay Rate
Contact Information American Hockey League One Monarch Place, Suite 2400 Springfield, MA 01144 Phone: (413) 781-2030 Fax: (413) 733-4767 E-mail: [email protected]

Description

The intern hired for the following position will work as a member of the Public Relations department for the Rochester Americans and will work closely with the team Videographer and Communications Manager. Areas of focus will include: Video Production, Game Day Broadcast, Journalism, Digital Content, Social Media and Communications

Requirements

3rd or 4th year college student · Video Production Major or Journalism Major or similar field · Must have a keen sense of confidentiality · Basic Video Production kNowledge · Video Experience is Not necessary but preferred (Sample work will be taken into consideration) · Must have excellent written and oral communication skills · Proficient in Microsoft Excel and Word · Must have reliable transportation and be able to attend off-site events · Must have flexible schedule in order to work office hours, events, and all home games to fulfill required hours · Characteristics: Hard-working, creative, outgoing, ambitious, professional · Must be for school credit. This is a Non-paid position. Semester: Full Season August 2015 -May 2016 Hours: This is a full-time position (40hrs/week). Must be available to work all Amerks home games.

Responsibilities

Journalism (50%): · Research Game stories for Game Recap every Monday to be featured online · On camera talent for various features · Research upcoming events that are newsworthy for the Rochester Americans · Participate on the Game Night Staff assisting with digital media related elements Video Production (50%): · Shoot and Edit Productions to be posted online · Assist with the digital content creation · Shoot Post Morning Skate Video · Interview Players during Post Game · Edit and organize videos to post on digital media assets · Shoot B-Roll for various productions