FOX Payroll Services Intern - Fall 2018 - Undergraduate - Media Relations in New York, New York

Intern - Fall 2018 - Undergraduate - Media Relations (R10004158)

OVERVIEW OF THE COMPANY

Fox Sports

FOX Sports is the umbrella entity representing 21st Century FOX's wide array of multi-platform US-based sports assets. Built with brands capable of reaching more than 100 million viewers in a single weekend, FOX Sports includes ownership and interests in linear television networks, digital and mobile programming, broadband platforms, multiple web sites, joint-venture businesses and several licensing partnerships. FOX Sports includes the sports television arm of the FOX Broadcasting Company; FS1; FS2; Fox's 22 regional sports networks, their affiliated regional web sites and FSN national programming; FOX Soccer Plus and FOX Soccer 2Go; FOX Deportes and FOX College Sports. In addition, FOX Sports also encompasses FOX Sports Digital, which includes FOXSports.com, FOX Sports GO, Whatifsports.com and Yardbarker.com. Also included in the Group are FOX's interests in joint-venture businesses Big Ten Network and BTN 2Go, as well as licensing agreements that establish the FOX Sports Radio Network.

JOB DESCRIPTION

Fox is proud to support a culture of creativity, entrepreneurial spirit and community that attracts the industry's brightest talent. The Fox Internship Program offers an exciting opportunity for you to gain practical experience while interning for one of the biggest media and entertainment companies in the world. You will have the opportunity to participate in real-world projects, which provides valuable work experience and leadership skills.

The Fox Internship Program provides mentoring and learning opportunities to help you develop your skills, network with Fox employees, and learn more about what it's like to work in the entertainment industry.

FOX Sports is the umbrella entity representing 21st Century FOX's wide array of multi-platform US-based sports assets. Built with brands capable of reaching more than 100 million viewers in a single weekend, FOX Sports includes ownership and interests in linear television networks, digital and mobile programming, broadband platforms, multiple web sites, joint-venture businesses and several licensing partnerships. FOX Sports includes the sports television arm of the FOX Broadcasting Company; FS1, FS2; FOX Sports Regional Networks, their affiliated regional web sites and national programming; FOX Soccer Plus; FOX Deportes and FOX College Sports. In addition, FOX Sports also encompasses FOX Sports Digital, FOXSports.com, and the FOX Sports App.


FS1 is America's national multi-sport cable channel that launched on August 17, 2013 in approximately 90 million homes and boasts nearly 5,000 hours of live event, news and original programming annually. The channel has several pillar sports: college basketball and football, MLB, NASCAR, NFL (ancillary programs), international soccer, UFC, USGA events, including the U.S. Open, and the FIFA World Cup in 2022 as well as the FIFA Women's World Cup in 2019. Original programs include: NASCAR RACE HUB; MLB WHIPAROUND; THE ULTIMATE FIGHTER; UFC TONIGHT; THE HERD WITH COLIN COWHERD; SPEAK FOR YOURSELF.


FOX Sports Regional Networks, FOX's network of owned-and-operated regional networks is the nation's leading provider of local sports across the U.S. As the TV home to nearly two-thirds of all MLB, NHL and NBA teams based in the United States FSN produces close to thousands of live local events each year, in addition to its thousands of home team games and a wide variety of locally produced sports programs.In the midst of this fast-paced environment, FOX Sports offers paid fall, spring and summer internships to students who are looking to supplement their education with related experience in sports media relations.

We are currently in search of enthusiastic, ambitious interns to assist in the day-to-day activities of the FOX Sports Media Relations office. Major responsibilities include monitoring press coverage of FOX Sports programs and events as well as the creation and distribution of a daily media digest that is utilized by each department within the division. Opportunities to develop communication skills through writing press materials for FOX Sports properties-including the NFL, MLB, NASCAR, UFC, USGA, UEFA, Big Ten, Pac-12-will be made available to the interns. Additional responsibilities may include managing and updating , maintaining photo/publicity files, responding to media requests and assisting the department with special projects and events.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Communications, Sports Management, Journalism majors/minors preferred.
  • Applicants should be proficient in Word, Excel, PowerPoint.
  • Working knowledge of and interest in FOX Sports properties is desirable as well as social media proficiency.

To participate in Fox's Internship program, you must meet the following criteria:

  • Applicants must be enrolled full-time in an undergraduate or graduate degree program at an accredited university and be sophomore status or above.
  • Be eligible to work in the United States without sponsorship by the Company.
  • Housing is not provided, so please have a housing option guaranteed before applying.

We will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories consistent with applicable law.



We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.