Peoria Chiefs No. 2 -- FILLED BY STAA MEMBER

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Jon Chelesnik
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Peoria Chiefs No. 2 -- FILLED BY STAA MEMBER

#1 Post by Jon Chelesnik » Mon Dec 03, 2018 11:23 am

The Peoria Chiefs (AA-Cardinals) are accepting applications for a Broadcast & Media Relations Assistant.

The Broadcast & Media Assistant is responsible for assisting in the daily operations of the media department and the broadcast of the game. The Broadcast & Media Assistant will work with all areas of the organization to support the overall objectives of the organization. The key responsibilities of the Broadcast & Media Assistant include but are not limited to:

* Assist in the development & execution of all (home game) game day notes and statistics packets.
* Write and distribute news releases regarding Dozer Park and the Peoria Chiefs.
* Update relevant team information on the Peoria Chiefs website.
* Be a part of the radio broadcast of the game helping with the pre & post game shows, possibility of in-game play by play depending on the experience and skill level of the B&M Assistant.
* Conduct a daily pre-game interview for (home game) radio broadcast (player, coach, special guest)
* Work with Audio Production Intern to edit game highlight’s for next day’s broadcast
* Operate the press box during games
* Write the game recap for every home game and update to website
* Help run social networking sites such as Facebook, Twitter and YouTube.
* Participate in meetings regarding media events or team events.
* Assist in management of in-season media efforts including daily interviews
* Help as producer for occasional road games, running the board in the Chiefs studio
* Know the Gamecaster setup for MiLB as a fill-in official scorer
* Other duties as assigned

The Broadcast & Media Assistant will work with the Director of Media on a daily basis to ensure that all game day information packets are completed, press releases have been distributed, and all covering media is assisted. The Broadcast & Media Assistant and Director of Media will work together in assisting local media with any information they may need to increase coverage of the Peoria Chiefs.

The Broadcast & Media Assistant will be responsible for maintaining a proper working environment in the press box on game days. Duties include distribution of informational packets, assisting the Official Scorer and Scoreboard Operator, and develop and distribute a game summary and box score to local media and both teams.

Reports to:

Nathan Baliva, Director of Media, Community Engagement and Baseball Operations


February 1 & Ends at the completion of the season (pending playoffs)


$500 per month stipend plus minimum wage for all games.


* Minimum – Soph, Jr. or Sr. standing towards a Bachelor’s Degree
* Desire to learn about a career in sports
* Vast baseball knowledge
* Strong verbal and written communication skills

Time Commitment:

Interns must be available to participate full-time, including evenings, weekends and holidays. On non-event days the hours are generally 9:00AM-5:00PM Monday through Friday (plus possible evenings, weekends and holidays for player and/or mascot appearances, facility events and other special circumstances). Event days generally start at 9:00AM and ends after the event (sometimes as late or later than 11:00PM).

General Information:

In addition all interns have the opportunities to assist with various aspects of operating the stadium such as receiving shipments, pulling tarp, facility events (college & high school baseball games and private parties) and limited reception phone coverage.

Please indicate in your cover letter you learned of this opportunity through Sportscasters Talent Agency of America. Send play-by-play and interviewing demos, resume and writing samples to:

Nathan Baliva

No phone calls please.

Jon Chelesnik
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Re: Peoria Chiefs No. 2 -- FILLED BY STAA MEMBER

#2 Post by Jon Chelesnik » Tue Apr 16, 2019 1:32 pm

Congratulations to STAA member Matt Davis, the Chiefs No. 2 this season. Matt spent last summer with the Johnson City Cardinals.

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