Summer Paid Internship - Media Relations, Fox Sports Southwest, Irving, TX
TO BE ELIGIBLE YOU MUST BE A STUDENT CURRENTLY ENROLLED IN AN UNDERGRAD PROGRAM
Description of the department:
Media relations oversees the media, public and community relations efforts for FOX Sports Southwest. Our primary responsibilities include working with newspapers and radio stations in our region to get the word out about who we are as well as informing the public about our programming on a daily basis. We handle social media efforts for the network and work closely with our team partners to ensure that the viewing public is aware of the (live and original) programming that we
Current projects and tasks that will be assigned to the intern(s):
• Assist with annual community relations event...Texas Rangers summer camp hosted on our campus with studio tour and "sportscaster for a day" activity for approximately 50 students for 4 days in June.
• Assist with publicity and promotion of annual FOX Sports Southwest 7-on-7 State Championship...high school football tournament in July.
• Assist with hosting duties at annual FOX Sports Southwest 7-on-7 State Championship in July.
• Assist with hosting duties at annual Texas High School Coaches Association convention in July.
• Assist with hosting duties at annual Big 12 Media Day Conference in July.
Intern will learn valuable time management, business interaction and event management skills, while also learning to create media lists, write letters/emails in a professional manner and interact with the media, event sponsors and the public in a business setting.
Interns will leave with the knowledge/skills to coordinate large events, work with individuals across the company to accomplish a common goal and publicize/promote a variety of company-hosted functions.
• Currently be enrolled as an undergrad in an accredited college or university pursuing a degree in Journalism, Communications or Public Relations
• Proficient in using social media
• Interest (and basic knowledge) of sports teams in the Southwest region