• ESPN Digital Media Internship, Charlotte - Fall 2021

    ESPN, Inc.Charlotte, NC 28230

    Job #1628711739

  • Job Summary:

    The SEC Network Digital Department is responsible for publishing and managing content on the official digital platforms for SEC Network and the Southeastern Conference.

    A department within the ESPN Programming Division and in partnership with the Southeastern Conference, SEC Network Digital priorities include driving engagement to SEC Network live events, fulfilling all digital needs for the Conference, and providing comprehensive event and studio content through on-demand video and live statistics.

    SEC Network Digital serves as the central digital source for SEC fans of all sports.


    • Edit daily video content from SEC Network studio shows and live SEC events

    • Publish editorial content through ESPN CMS tools

    • Document standard operating procedures

    • Additional publishing duties as needed

    Basic Qualifications:

    • Strong English grammar and AP Style knowledge

    • Edit and publish content using proprietary tools on the SEC digital platforms

    • Has basic news journalism experience and news judgment; understands assigned sport(s) from a journalistic point of view. Exhibit a solid understanding and appreciation of news, story play and trending topics.

    • Has basic understanding of social media content and is able to recognize and react to social media trends or content within events that have social media potential

    • Has the ability to prioritize multiple news stories based on potential user engagement

    • Has a basic understanding of HTML and related web authoring tools and software

    • Candidates should have the demonstrated ability to write and think capably about several different sports

    • Familiarity with most major Internet search engines and fluency in electronic newsgathering techniques

    • Basic understanding of video and photo editing techniques

    • Excellent organizational and time management skills, with ability to manage workload in fast-paced environment

    Preferred Qualifications:

    • Experience in sports media, preferably in television production, print journalism, digital media or involvement with collegiate TV station

    • Historical knowledge of US sports

    • Familiarity with processes and procedures of a television production department

    • Familiarity with server-based media and/or non-linear editing equipment

    • Experience with editing, screening, logging and/or archiving video

    • Familiarity with the sports media landscape, including knowledge of business trends and technologies

    Required Education

    • Enrolled as a junior, senior or graduate student in an accredited college/university in the semester prior to the internship or a recent graduate within the past 18 months

    • Communication, Broadcasting, Journalism or related majors

    Preferred Education

    Additional Information:

    Internship Eligibility:

    • Must be enrolled in a college/university taking at least one class in the semester/quarter (spring/fall) prior to participation in the internship program OR currently participating in a Disney College Program or Disney Professional Internship.

    • Must be at least 18 years of age

    • Must not have completed one year of continual employment on a Disney internship or program

    • Must possess unrestricted work authorization Program Dates: The approximate dates are August 23 - December 10, 2021. Interns will work 40 hours per week throughout the internship. Must be available to work different shifts. There may be some flexibility based on candidate's academic schedule. Work Environment: This internship may be in-person in Charlotte or may be remote. The internship requires a working, reliable internet connection as well as a quiet, dedicated work space. If in person, limited housing assistance may be offered.

    Job ID: 810021BR

    Location: Charlotte,North Carolina

    Job Posting Company: General Entertainment Content

    ESPN Productions, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.

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