Summer 2020 Sports HQ Production Intern

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Ref#: 35832
CBS Business Unit: CBS Interactive
Job Type: Paid Intern
Job Location: Stamford, CT, US

About Us:
CBS Interactive is the premier online content network for information and online operations of CBS Corporation as well as some of the top native digital brands in the entertainment industry. Our brands dive deep into the things people care about across entertainment, technology, news, games, business and sports. With over 1 billion users visiting our properties every quarter, we are a global top 10 web property and one of the largest premium content networks online.

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Description:
The CBS Sports HQ production intern will focus on the production of our 24/7 365 digital sports network, CBS Sports HQ. They will learn all aspects of production from cutting highlights to building graphics to working in our live control room. The Production Intern is responsible for assisting producers and senior producers with the program development, creative and editorial direction of CBS Sports HQ. We bring our passion for sports and love of our work, serving up sports content to fans everywhere, and this role will help us succeed in that mission.

The Sports HQ production intern will assist with updating coverage and breaking news in sports. This includes:
  • Contributing research to sidebars
  • Producing photo galleries, and tracking down relevant video
  • This Intern will also gain experience in broadcast and digital sports news gathering, writing, and segment production.

Other responsibilities include: 
  • Capture and assemble clips using non-linear editing systems – Adobe Premiere and other software.
  • Edit content in a digital environment or digital broadcast facility for distribution for various digital media platforms.
  • Prepare highlights and one-plays for distribution across multiple digital platforms.
  • Screens content for use on all digital platforms, non-linear editing and encoding.
  • Contributing the occasional self-written and reported sports news item
  • Monitoring trends, competitor sites, and other sources to report to editors several times daily on stories that would be in interest to our audience
  • Editing, captioning, and posting video from feeds and other source material
Logistics
  • Time commitment: full-time, 40 hours per week. Hours for CBS Sports HQ are Monday-Friday 4pm-2am, as well as Saturday/Sunday (Time Varies)
  • This is a paid internship and can also be for university credit if it meets your university's guidelines
Qualifications:
You are:
  • A self-starter who works well with others in a team-centric environment
  • Proactive, organized, detail-oriented and able to follow detailed instructions
  • Passionate about sports and digital media

You have:
  • Hunger to learn more about the digital media space
  • Passionate about sports and current events
  • Familiarity with social media
  • Strong writing skills
Additional requirements:
  • Intern must be a student currently enrolled in an accredited college, university or bootcamp
  • Must be at least 18 years old
EEO Statement:
Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled
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