Florida Collegiate Summer League Internship
Each summer, the Florida League gives the opportunity for roughly 35 college students to gain valuable experience working in the sports industry. The Florida League offers several different types of internships in the spring and throughout the summer season. Interns are typically in college or recently graduated, with a background in Sports Management, Marketing, Business, Hospitality, Communications, Journalism and Broadcasting.
This position will encompass complete media coverage of your assigned team. As a writer, you will be responsible to write a recap after every game to be posted on the league website. This includes getting quotes from players and coaches before and after the game. As a broadcaster, you will serve as the play-by-play announcer for your team’s home games, with the option to join the broadcast on the road as a color commentator. Every Florida League game is broadcast live via online webcast. You will have full reign on how to produce and execute each broadcast, including pre-game show, on-air guests and post-game interviews. You will also be an active contributor to your team’s social media accounts.
Openings: 6 (5 will write and broadcast, 1 will write only)
Minimum Qualifications: Extensive knowledge of the game of baseball, including rules and terminology; strong writing skills; on-air broadcast experience; familiar with mainstream social media platforms
Preferred Qualifications: Published work in newspaper/on website; social media experience under a non-personal account; played baseball in high school/college