Kalamazoo Growlers & Battle Creek Bombers

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Kalamazoo Growlers & Battle Creek Bombers

#1 Post by Jon Chelesnik » Wed Nov 28, 2018 2:24 pm

The Kalamazoo Growlers and Battle Creek Bombers are offering an opportunity for current college level students looking to gain real world radio broadcasting experience to position themselves for a career in the sports and broadcasting industries upon graduation.

Both teams play in the summer collegiate Northwoods League.

Start Date: On or near the start of summer (May 13th)
End Date: On or near the end of summer (August 15th)

Academic Qualifications:

Declared major or minor in Broadcasting
(Other majors will be considered including, but not limited to: Journalism, Sport Management, or Business)

Description of Responsibilities:

Every Kalamazoo Growlers and Battle Creek Bombers games will be broadcasted live (audio and video) over the Internet on NorthwoodsLeague.tv, growlersbaseball.com and battlecreekbombers.com through an upgraded hi-definition and extensive 4-camera video production setup. The team will have 36 home games and 36 away games during the regular season, beginning late May thru mid-August.

Each radio broadcaster will be responsible for pre-season player signing announcements and any pre-game assignments including game/player research, statistics, and interviews. The broadcast team will call all the action of each home game, describing in detail the action of a highly competitive, summer collegiate baseball championship season. Potential post-game duties might include live interviews, and a wrap-up of both nightly team and Northwoods League results.

Each broadcaster will also be required to travel on all 36 away games with the team.

Compensation:

Local housing (apartment), travel to all 36 away games (team bus), Pre-game meal (home games), post game meal (away games)
Credit: College credit towards a major, minor or general elective required.

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

Apply online

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