Multimedia Journalist Covering High School Sports Multimedia Journalist Covering High School Sports

Colorado Sports Network Colorado Sports Network

Location Virtual
Start Date 2015/24/08
End Date 2015/24/12
Application Deadline 7/8/15
Part Time
Part Time
Full Time
Full Time
Paid
Pay Rate
Contact Information Phone: 970-430-6395 Email: [email protected]

Description

The Colorado Sports Network is a new, multimedia-intensive high school sports website launching this fall.

The new portal covers 97 schools across metro Denver, Boulder and Fort Collins and is backed by AlwaysMountainTime LLC, which owns 13 radio stations in the Colorado Rocky Mountains.

ColoradoSportsNetwork.com is run by award-winning sports journalist Kyle Newman (previously of TheFanVSN.com in Indiana) and aims at bringing high school teams and athletes to life via multimedia storytelling, enticing photojournalism, aggressive social media engagement and more.

Our interns will cover high schools in and around Boulder, Fort Collins or Denver. Coverage will consist of attending two to four games a week, taking photos/video, being active on social media, and generating/writing feature stories on local teams and players. Time commitment is between 10-20 hours a week, and the internship can be for a single semester or the entire academic year.

Requirements

The ideal candidate will be: 1) Skilled with a camera in both sports photography and videography 2) Have their own camera equipment, or have access to equipment 3) An excellent writer capable of telling the story beyond the box score 4) A sports writer by trade, and particularly a writer with kNowledge of the Colorado prep scene 5) A hard worker and one who is unafraid to take risks to get the story out in the field

Responsibilities

Covering 2-4 games per week; writing 2-3 articles per week; photography, videography, podcasting; social media work