Great Lake Loons No. 2

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Great Lake Loons No. 2

#1 Post by Jon Chelesnik » Wed Jan 26, 2022 10:15 am

The Great Lakes Loons and ESPN 100.9 in Midland, MI are accepting applications for a Broadcast & Communications Assistant.

Job Summary

The Broadcast/Communications Intern will work closely with the Manager of Programming & Play-by-play to enhance the quality, workflow, and productivity of the communications, media relations, and radio broadcasts for the Great Lakes Loons and ESPN 100.9-FM.

Essential Functions

* Serve as the #2 play-by-play broadcaster for the Great Lakes Loons
* 3 innings of play-by-play for all Loons home games and select road games
* Co-host of 30-minute Loons pre-game show for all Loons home and road games
* Produce all Loons road games from studio
* Manage audio quality of broadcasts, record and edit highlights, and play commercial breaks
* Compile and distribute media information for all Loons home games, including daily stat packs, lineups, and rosters
* Aid in the production of the Loons Media Guide, LoonsNest Program, and From the Nest Blog – including developing content for featured stories
* Aid in the management of all Loons media communication, including daily, in-season relationships and media requests
* Write recaps for e-mail distribution, posting on website following all Loons games
* Generate multi-platform content for 100.9-FM and Loons
* Research and distribute relevant content on 100.9-FM social media (Twitter, Facebook).
* Participate in consistent updating of 100.9-FM website
* Aid in the production of 100.9-FM on-air features, including Tigers updates, Hot Takes, and Loons updates
* Other duties as deemed necessary or as directed.
* Have Fun!

Knowledge / Skills / Job Qualifications

* Excellent communication skills – verbal and written
* Strong attention to detail
* Computer audio editing software expertise
* Ability to work flexible and demanding hours, including weekends and holidays

Preferred Education and Formal Training

* Bachelor’s Degree in Broadcasting

Experience

* A minimum of one year of working in radio
* A minimum of one year as a play-by-play broadcaster

Compensation Plan

* Hourly wage with overtime opportunities

Please indicate in your cover letter you learned of this opportunity through Sportscasters Talent Agency of America.

Apply online

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