ProPlayerInsiders.com Sportswriter Internship

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Description

Do you love writing about sports? Or have an interest in the various sides of sports from business to political to the fan perspective? ProPlayerInsiders is looking for aspiring sportswriters and anyone interested in writing about players in the NFL. This is a great opportunity for aspiring journalists and people interest in the sports field to gain experience and exposure.

We offer a peek into professional sports player’s personal lives and what matters to them, on and off the football field, as well as a look at the latest health and style trends, technology, art, music, movies and much more.
We are looking for stories on: Games, training camp, practice, Cheerleaders, Player profiles, book/movie/music reviews, interviews w DJ's and musicians, Community and Giving Back, Fashion Writer Men’s, Fashion Writer Women’s, events calendar, headline editors & social media support.

JOB DESCRIPTION
Here are some of the regular activities that we would be looking for students to work on:
• Monitor media for breaking news and interesting topics
• Rewrite stories from other sources on a timely basis on a firm deadline
• Write assigned feature pieces of 500+ words on various OFF THE FIELD topics
• Opportunities for top performers to conduct interviews and attend events.
• Social Media (twitter and facebook)
We are currently offering the opportunity for top notch self motivated writers to work with us to consistently produce creative, well written, and unique feature content.
Writers are expected to research and write in depth articles well, consistently, and independently.
Our best performing writers are sometimes given opportunities for access to local games, events, and personal interviews with players in person or over the phone.
Hours are flexible and virtual; some writers contribute several times a week while others do a couple columns a month. We are committed to give interns feedback and real world experience to help them grow and understand the sports and communication market.
Credit or non-credit internships available but credits must be arranged by the student with their school adviser.

Responsibilities

Interested students should send a recent copy of their resume and a 300-500 word writing sample to internships@proplayerinsiders.com ATTN: Internship Request for immediate response.
Candidates are encouraged to apply immediately.

Requirements

Excellent writing and research skills and the ability to work on a firm deadliine

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