Sussex County Miners No. 2

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Sussex County Miners No. 2

#1 Post by Jon Chelesnik » Wed Sep 18, 2019 11:39 am

The Sussex County Miners are seeking a Broadcasting & Media Relations Intern.

The Miners are a professional independent league baseball team based in the Augusta section of Frankford Township in Sussex County, NJ.

The Broadcast & Media Relations Intern will work closely with the Director of Broadcasting and Media Relations to help produce the team’s Internet broadcast.

Responsibilities:

* Provide color commentary for all home games, with the possibility of some play-by-play, for qualified candidates
* Assist with the writing of game recaps, features, and press releases
* Update team website and create radio spots
* Conduct interviews with players and coaches
* Prepare daily games notes and assist in the production of team publications
* Work closely with ticket office personnel to manage press box pass list
* Other related duties and responsibilities as assigned, which may include pulling tarp and/or covering special non-Miners events at Skylands Stadium

Qualifications:

* Broadcast Journalism, Journalism, and all Communications majors preferred, but candidates with other concentrations will be considered
* Must possess play-by-play, color commentary, or sports television reporting experience, with a proficient knowledge of baseball, to be considered for on-air opportunities
* Excellent written and verbal communication skills
* Must work successfully in a team environment
* Proficiency in Microsoft Office is required
* Knowledge of audio/video editing, graphic design, and/or photography, including proficiency in Adobe Creative Suite, is a plus. Experience with * WordPress is also a plus
* Must be available to work all 2019 Miners home games, including nights and weekends

Due to the specific time demands of the position, candidates within a reasonable driving distance to Augusta, NJ are encouraged to apply.

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

Hiring Manager
careers@statefairgroup.com

Email applications only please.

Jon Chelesnik
Posts: 13911
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Re: Sussex County Miners No. 2

#2 Post by Jon Chelesnik » Fri Oct 25, 2019 11:31 am

This position is still open.

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