The internship will expose the candidate to the high-energy, fast-paced world of sports media relations. Ideal for a young woman or man seeking to explore a career in sports media with an eye on public relations, writing, pitching, and coordinating public relations activities for HBO Sports programming.
Must be able to work 15 hours/week in New York City.
Must be a rising junior or senior in college.
Answer media inquiries regarding upcoming HBO Sports programming.
Assist with special events and activities for HBO Sports programming announcements.
Help draft press releases and alerts.
Coordinate media outlets to pitch for upcoming HBO Sports programming including Boxing, Real Sports, documentaries and specials.
Track press clips for HBO Sports programs.
Strong interest in working in the sports media environment.
Watching ESPN and listening to sports talk radio is the culture.
Reading sports industry websites such as Bleacher Report,Si.com, Yahoo Sports, BoxingScene.com, USA TODAY sports,profootballtalk.com
DESIRED SKILLS / TRAITS:
The Internship Programs are designed to offer undergraduate and select graduate students the opportunity to learn how we provide programming for the cable industry and distribute entertainment content around the world. The programs will include Orientation, Project HBO, Speaker Series, Social Activities, Learning and Development Workshops, a Farewell Lunch, and more.
Note: Only applications submitted online will be accepted. HBO welcomes all applicants for this position; however only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.