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HBO 2018 Fall Intern: Media Relations- Sports

Posting
Job Title
HBO 2018 Fall Intern: Media Relations- Sports Time Warner
Division
HBO Industry Cable/Broadcast Television Networks
Film Production and Distribution
Television Program Production and Distribution
Area of
Interest
Internship/Trainee Location United States - New York - New York Requisition # 164888BR Position
Type
Intern Posting Job Description

OVERALL SUMMARY: 

The internship will expose the candidate to the high-energy, fast-paced world of sports media relations. Ideal for a young woman or man seeking to explore a career in sports media with an eye on public relations, writing, pitching, and coordinating public relations activities for HBO Sports programming.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Answer media inquiries regarding upcoming HBO Sports programming.

  • Assist with special events and activities for HBO Sports programming announcements.

  • Help draft press releases and alerts.

  • Coordinate media outlets to pitch for upcoming HBO Sports programming including Boxing, Real Sports, documentaries and specials.

  • Track press clips for HBO Sports programs.

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Strong interest in working in the sports media environment.

  • Watching ESPN and listening to sports talk radio is the culture.

  • Reading sports industry websites such as Bleacher Report,Si.com, Yahoo Sports, BoxingScene.com, USA TODAY sports,profootballtalk.com

  • Engaging personality wanting to work in media relations department.

  • Must be able to work 15 hours/week in New York City.

  • Must be a rising junior or senior in college.



The Internship Programs are designed to offer undergraduate and select graduate students the opportunity to learn how we provide programming for the cable industry and distribute entertainment content around the world. The programs will include Orientation, Project HBO, Speaker Series, Social Activities, Learning and Development Workshops, a Farewell Lunch, and more.

Note: Only applications submitted online will be accepted. HBO welcomes all applicants for this position; however only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.





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America's most successful premium television company, Home Box Office delivers two 24-hour pay television services—HBO®and Cinemax®. HBO continues to take advantage of the latest technological innovations with advancements that include the availability of HBO programming online though HBO GOSM and MAX GOSM, as well as HBO On Demand® and Cinemax On Demand® in HD. Just as HBO is a company noted for its commitment to excellence in the products and services it delivers to consumers, it makes the extra effort to create a work environment in which fairness, equity, trust, and individual responsibility are valued. HBO is committed to retaining and recruiting skilled and motivated employees, placing a priority on qualified team players who contribute to the diversity of their workforce. HBO offers competitive benefits to include medical, dental, vision, a matched 401(k) plan, flexible spending, a commuter benefit program and tuition reimbursement.

HBO is an equal employment opportunity employer. HBO does not discriminate against any applicant or employee based on race, color, religion, national origin, gender, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, mental or physical disability, and genetic information, or any other basis protected by applicable law. HBO also prohibits harassment of applicants or employees based on any of these protected categories.