Sports Production Internships

Entering the sports industry as an athlete is a dream for many people. But if you are passionate about a sport and want to be a part of it, you don't necessarily need to be an athlete. If you're creative and have a passion for sports, video, and digital media, many job opportunities in sports production allow you to stay close to the sport you love. The best way to pursue a successful career in this field is to land a sports production internship to gain the relevant experience you need to excel.

Sports production is a vast field that includes administrative tasks, technical jobs, and dealing with other production-related duties. Sports production internships allow you to become a vital part of the production department. You will assist the team with their digital media efforts and help the production staff conduct and log interviews, field remote planning, maintain network tape and music libraries, etc.

What will you do?

  • Assist production staff in research, video acquisition, field remote planning, and shoots for shoulder programming and live broadcasts of games
  • Logging interviews, feature segments, and other production tapes
  • Database entry and maintaining network tape and music libraries, including dubbing shows and highlight tapes
  • Create and be an integral part of the production team as well as contribute to enhanced digital media efforts

What is generally required?

  • Major in communication, journalism, and/or television production
  • Have a positive attitude
  • Have the ability to work independently and demonstrate initiative

Career Tip: In addition to looking for sports production internships, you should apply for entry-level positions that may even require some experience. If you offer to take the job for half of the salary or for free, we have found employers willing to accept those terms. You gain experience, they get your help at no cost, and you are likely to be hired after you prove yourself. Give it a try, as we have seen it work.

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Available Sports Production Internships

Full-Time Broadcast Production Internship

Minor League Baseball team, NY

Full-Time Video Production Internship

Minor League Baseball team, NY

Video Production Assistant (Internship)

Minor League Baseball, VA

Live Stream Production Internship

Collegiate baseball team, NE

Production Internship

Minor League Baseball team, Pa.

Video Production Internship

Professional Ice Hockey Team

Digital Media & Video Production internship

Minor League Ice Hockey Team

Frequently Asked Questions

Sports production internships are the best way to enter this field as they allow you to gain relevant experience that will enable you to get an employer's attention. You'll also build relationships and connections within the industry. It's the best way to build a strong career and land high-paying jobs in sports production.

A sports production internship will allow you to develop the skills necessary to excel in this field. You will stand out from the other candidates since employers prefer individuals with relevant experience.

The sports production intern will be responsible for assisting the production staff in developing content for social media. They will perform tasks for specific projects and liaise with reporters, and schedule interviews.

As an intern, you will handle and assist in critical tasks of the production department. You would help the production staff arrange and conduct interviews, field remote planning, maintain network tape and music libraries, etc.

Sports production interns can earn a reasonable stipend for their work, and you can be paid hourly, weekly, or monthly. Internships might also take place in different cities, allowing you to travel and explore new places.

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