Appalachian League Play-by-Play

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Jon Chelesnik
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Appalachian League Play-by-Play

#1 Post by Jon Chelesnik » Mon Mar 01, 2021 7:35 am

Johnson City Doughboys Play-by-Play
Greeneville Flyboys Play-by-Play
Elizabethton River Riders Play-by-Play
Kingsport Axmen Play-by-Play

The above four Appalachian League baseball teams are accepting applications for play-by-play broadcasters. We are listing the positions together because one person is handling the hiring for all four teams.

The Appalachian League is a collegiate summer baseball league that operates in the Appalachian regions of Tennessee, Virginia, West Virginia, and North Carolina.

These positions are internships.

Here are the details:

1. Candidates must be available for entire season.
2. These internships are broadcasting & support for the front office. Not just calling games.
3. These are one year internships only. This is not a permanent broadcasting job.
4. Positive attitude and energy is required. Looking for good people.

Experience managing MLBAM operated websites is helpful.

Ideal candidate will be able to meet the following requirements:

* Capable of performing as primary play-by-play broadcaster for all games
* Host pregame and postgame show during all home and road games
* Write game recaps and press releases to send to local media and post to team’s website
* Provide game notes, stat packs, rosters and game day paperwork to media
* Prepare press releases, manage relationships and inquiries from local media pertaining to home games and other official team events
* Manage website through MLB Advanced Media
* Maintain media platforms such as Twitter and Facebook
* Oversee, manage, and maintain an organized and professional press box
* Self-motivated with positive attitude and ability to work in a team environment

Again, one person is handing the hiring process for all four teams. Therefore, be sure to specify the team(s) for which you are applying.

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

Hiring Manager

No calls! Anyone who calls will be disqualified.

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