YES Network – Fall Communications Internship
The YES Network, the number one regional sports network in the nation, is the exclusive television home of the 27-time World Champion New York Yankees, the Brooklyn Nets and New York City FC. YES, which has earned 95 Emmy Awards since its 2002 launch, also televises original biography, interview and magazine programs, in addition to college sports. It has been the most-watched regional sports network in the country for 12 of the past 13 years. The company has been named the seventh-most valuable sports business brand in the world the past four years by Forbes.
Timeframe: September-December 2016
Location: New York, New York
Submit resume to firstname.lastname@example.org, with “Fall 2016 Communications Interns” written in the Subject line. Include brief cover letter in body of email explaining why you should be considered for this position.
***Resumes must be submitted directly by students to YES; resumes submitted by the school (e.g. advisors or career services) or by third-party sites will not be considered.
Work directly with the Vice President, Communications in publicizing the business and on-air activities of the YES Network
Fulfill internal and external information requests
Review and identify newsworthy passages within YES shows for publicity purposes
Research and identify possible stories and other exposure opportunities for the company and its senior executives
Research, write and edit press materials such as press releases, biographies, fact sheets and industry awards competition submissions
Manage online media database and photo library
Research and maintain YES and industry ratings databases
Must be a matriculating undergraduate student
Must be able to commute to and work out of YES’ Manhattan office
Strong written and verbal communication skills are necessary
Must possess excellent office demeanor
Must be meticulous, professional, responsive and resourceful
Must know how to conduct research over the Internet
Must be proficient in Word and Excel
Working knowledge of the business of sports, television and new media is preferred
Must have a genuine interest in the communications/public relations field