Sports Writer Interns Cover NFL Teams (Spring/Summer) - ProPlayerInsiders.com

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Description

ProPlayerInsiders.com is looking for passionate and committed sports beat interns who want to enhance their writing portfolio, gain national exposure for their work, obtain valuable feedback on their writing from editors, and receive greater hands on experience in the sports columnist world!

Applicants are strongly encouraged to apply immediately.

Sports beat interns with ProPlayerInsiders.com will be assigned to cover (Spring/Summer) a specific NFL team they are knowledgeable and passionate about. Sports beat interns must be comfortable generating two articles per week about the team(s) they are covering – with articles ranging from training camp, opinion and analysis articles.

Who’s the ideal candidate?
Someone has a favorite NFL team/teams and loves talking and analyzing sports.
Researches and writes in depth articles well, consistently, and independently.
Has a clear, concise voice with an opinion and fresh style.
Has excellent grammar and spelling.
Has reliable internet access & ability to check email regularly.
Enjoys writing on a schedule, has the time to write, and can meet deadlines.
Is open to editing, feedback, and constructive criticism – and able to make revision on a tight turnaround.
Desires a flexible schedule and can work remotely.

The Perks of interning with Pro Player Insiders = Access. Exposure. Editor. Branding. Opportunity.

ProPlayerInsiders.com reaches tens of thousands daily and we’ll also promote your work on our social networks.
Our best performing writers have an opportunity to gain access to local games, events, and personal interviews with players in person or over the phone. Our editorial team will work with you to ensure your articles are polished.
You receive a byline every article plus link to your social media. Post-Internship you will have gained new business and personal connections. You'll have an opportunity to claim your own column, plus receive a profile page under “Special Teams” including bio, photo, social media links, and collection of your work.

Responsibilities

- Interns will be assigned to cover a specific NFL team they are knowledgeable and passionate about.
- Generate two articles per week about the team(s) they are covering
- Articles ranging from training camp, opinion and analysis articles, game previews and recaps about the team you are covering.
- Interns report to Associate Editor

Requirements

The preferred candidate is a junior/senior college undergrad or post graduate student in the fields of journalism, broadcast journalism, sports management, sports journalism with a 3.5 GPA or greater. Must have excellent grammar and spelling, a clear and concise writing style, writing samples, interview experience, strong research skills, and the ability to meet deadlines.

Skills

Required - Sports Analysis, Sports Industry, Writing/Editing, Digital Journalism, Journalism, Research, Microsoft, Sports Coverage

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