Gary SouthShore RailCats No. 1 -- FILLED BY STAA MEMBER

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Gary SouthShore RailCats No. 1 -- FILLED BY STAA MEMBER

#1 Post by Jon Chelesnik » Mon Jan 10, 2022 9:26 am

The Gary SouthShore RailCats of the American Association of Professional Baseball are hiring a Broadcaster & Media Relations Manager for the 2022 season.

Job Description

The Director of Broadcasting and Media Relations will oversee all aspects of daily media operation, including but not limited to:

* Preparing daily game notes and stat packs for media, coaches, and broadcasters; writing game recaps.
* Updating RailCats official website and social media outlets such as Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram
* Writing press releases and e-newsletters to highlight the team and upcoming homestands and promote the RailCats brand throughout Northwest Indiana
* Fulfilling media requests
* Announcing play-by-play of all 100 RailCats home and away games
* Interviewing players, coaches and staff members for pre-game show, post-game show
* Create weekly video content for RailCats social media accounts
* Assist in baseball operations and other areas as needed

Requirements
* Previous broadcast experience in baseball
* Must be available from April through early September
* Broadcast audio and video production skills.
* Experienced in Adobe Creative suite
* Love and understanding of baseball
* Relocation to NWI or Southeast Chicagoland April-September and ability to work office hours a must.
* Ultimate team player

This position pays a monthly salary plus housing if re-locating for the position. Email applications only.

Please indicate in your cover letter you learned of this opportunity through Sportscasters Talent Agency of America. Submit resume, writing sample and baseball demo to:

Tim Calderwood
tcalderwood@boomersbaseball.com

*Please no phone calls.

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Re: Gary SouthShore RailCats No. 1 -- FILLED BY STAA MEMBER

#2 Post by Jon Chelesnik » Wed Mar 30, 2022 1:36 pm

Congratulations to STAA member Ryan Zimmerman, the new voice of the RailCats!

The Chicago native most recently served as a graduate assistant in the athletic department at Delta State University.

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