Broadcasting/Media Relations Asst, Thomasville HiToms

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Broadcasting/Media Relations Asst, Thomasville HiToms

#1 Post by Jon Chelesnik » Tue Apr 23, 2019 10:06 am

The High Point-Thomasville HiToms are in search of a driven undergraduate college student looking for experience in sports broadcasting and media relations to join their summer internship program for the 2019 baseball season.

The HiToms are a summer college league baseball team that competes in the Coastal Plain League (CPL) comprised of teams from North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia, and Georgia.

The intern selected would focus primarily on serving as the associate play-by-play voice of the HiToms, providing color commentary for select home games and play-by-play for select road games. This position also includes experience in video streaming broadcast production, social media and website management, and much more.

The ideal candidate will:

1. Be pursuing a degree in journalism, communications, broadcast journalism, or related field.
2. Have experience in sports play-by-play broadcasting and working in a live, on-air environment
3. Have a working understanding of live broadcasting elements, including production and camera operation.
4. Be willing to learn quickly and shift between multiple tasks.
5. Have excellent written and verbal communication skills.
6. Love the game of baseball and be dedicated to promoting its growth through the HiToms organization and the surrounding community.

Exceptional candidates will:

1. Have experience in video, photo, and audio editing software (i.e. Adobe Creative Cloud)

Duties will include:

* Serving as the team’s associate broadcaster by providing color commentary for select home games, play-by-play for select road games, and as lead broadcast producer for most home games.
* Managing the HiToms website, including the posting of written and visual content before and after games
* Assisting the broadcasting and digital media director with brainstorming and filming weekly videos for HiTom social media accounts
* Creating and editing graphics for HiToms video streaming broadcasts and HiToms social media pages
* Managing other ballpark and press box media content, including the publishing of rosters, game notes, and PA scripts
* Maintaining a working knowledge of the Coastal Plain League and its other members.

Application deadline: immediately

Compensation: $20 per home game (approximately 30 home games)

A host family will be provided for out-of-town interns – preference given to interns who are located locally.

Send resume, references, and work samples (if available) to:

John Thomas
Director of Broadcasting/Digital Media
john@hitoms.com

About the High Point-Thomasville HiToms:

The HiToms are a summer collegiate baseball franchise competing in the prestigious Coastal Plain League. High Point-Thomasville is entering its 20th season in the CPL, but has played baseball for more than 80 years at its home of Finch Field in Thomasville, North Carolina.

We're a hometown organization - the HiToms recruit college players locally and pride ourselves on being heavily invested in the community of the Southern Triad. We provide loads of possibilities for internships - including opportunities in broadcast and digital media, sales and marketing, and sports management/operations. Come be a part of a special summer with the HiToms family and become a #HiTom4Life!

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