Sporting News offering summer internship

Organization name: Sporting News
Contact email: cthomas@sportingnews.com
Contact phone: 317-519-5126
Ad chatter: Sporting News summer 2017 internship
We are seeking ambitious, motivated journalists and/or social media producers for paid digital internships from May-August 2017.
Sporting News interns should expect to be involved in all aspects of content creation, from pitching ideas to managing the brand social media accounts. Interns will gain experience covering live events, shaping breaking news coverage and incorporating graphics and video into digital content.
Applicants must …
Have the ability to work smart and fast in a digital environment.
Know how to write clean, concise and interesting content in a variety of digital formats.
Have a working knowledge of all sports.
Have sound news judgment and an eye for trending stories that resonate with sports fans.
Have solid understanding of best SEO practices.
Have experience managing social media accounts, engaging readers and promoting content.
Be a team player, willing to work with editors and writers to produce quality content.
Have strong grammar skills, meticulous attention to detail and a firm grasp of AP style.
Video editing experience and knowledge of Adobe Premiere a bonus.
Be flexible, willing to work a combination of days, nights and weekends out of our Charlotte, N.C., office. (No telecommuting)
To apply:
Email cthomas@sportingnews.com with your resume and cover letter with the subject line “Summer 2017 applicant.”
Provide three links to relevant pieces of content or most engaging social media moments (personal or brand accounts) in the email or in PDF.
The deadline for all applications is Friday, Feb. 17.
Internship offers will go out no later than Monday, March 6.
About the company
Sporting News is a PERFORM Group company and a market leader in the creation, distribution and monetization of premium sports media content for digital audiences worldwide, reaching an audience in excess of 30 million sports fans each month.
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