College Play-by-Play (Internship), Fort Myers, FL -- FILLED BY STAA MEMBERS

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Jon Chelesnik
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College Play-by-Play (Internship), Fort Myers, FL -- FILLED BY STAA MEMBERS

#1 Post by Jon Chelesnik » Wed Nov 11, 2020 8:36 am

A broadcast intern is being sought for the 2020 #Beach Bubble (Division 1 Men’s and Women’s Basketball).

This is an UNPAID internship for college students or recent graduates seeking beneficial broadcast experience.

Each of the last two years, the intern was a college senior whose experience helped them get hired immediately upon graduation. Intern MUST be present for ALL games (11/25 to 11/29) and is responsible for their own travel and accommodation expenses.

Job Responsibilities

* Play-By-Play of AT LEAST three games … Color broadcast duties for some or all of the remaining 19 games
* Assist in the preparation and production of Gulf Coast Showcase broadcasts (21 games featuring 14 Division 1 Men’s and Women’s basketball teams over five days)
* Provide additional content for broadcasts in the form of pre-production interviews, sideline reporting / interviewing, graphics production and in-game statistician work.

Skills and Qualifications

* Has or working towards a degree in communications (Broadcast Journalism or similar is preferred)
* Must have basic knowledge of Adobe PhotoShop and InDesign
* Must be comfortable in an interview setting with the ability to ask educated and relevant questions based on each individual circumstance
* Must demonstrate strong organizational and communication skills
* Must be able to handle a heavy workload and work well under pressure
* Must demonstrate initiative and creativity with the ability to think outside the box

Health and Safety Plan

bdG Sports has implanted a comprehensive health and safety plan which includes:

* COVID-19 testing antigen and antibody testing prior to arrival in Southwest Florida
* Rapid antigen testing provided by Summit One Source upon arrival and throughout the stay
* The availability of rapid PCR testing with a three-hour turnaround time to confirm any positive tests from the antigen testing
* Daily medical screenings which include self-evaluations and temperature screenings
* Implementation of Loop Insights’ contract tracing through the “wallet” feature on cell phones
* Social distancing and mask requirements in public spaces at the game venue
* Enhanced cleaning protocols at game venues

Please rush cover letter stating your qualifications and experience along with a resume and any relevant demo materials (i.e. play-by-play, interviews, on-camera experience) to:

Spencer Siegel

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Jon Chelesnik
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Re: College Play-by-Play (Internship), Fort Myers, FL -- FILLED BY STAA MEMBERS

#2 Post by Jon Chelesnik » Tue Nov 17, 2020 8:24 am

Congratulations to STAA members Frank Lasala and Keith Jouganatos, who will handle play-by-play at this tournament.

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