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2022 Summer Internships- TV Production Internship - Somerset Patriots Baseball Team (Bridgewater · NJ)

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Technical Services: Director
The Somerset Patriots, the Double-A Affiliate of the New York Yankees, are seeking a full-time TV production intern to lead the team’s MiLB.tv broadcast and in-house TV production for the 2022 season.
 
Program Description: The Somerset Patriots Members of the Internship Program will be exposed to all facets of a Minor League Baseball organization and will gain practical, in-depth experience from one of the positions listed below.  Members will also gain valuable experience from a season long learning project that covers various aspects of sport management, including grass roots marketing, theme night creation and execution, ballpark entertainment, sales, video production, and business presentations.  It is expected that interns will contribute as needed across all departments with the team, and not just be soley focused on production work.
 
Compensation: $750/month and college credit if applicable 
 
Time Frame/Work Schedule: (March 2022– Mid-September 2022): The 2022 season begins in early April, with the first home game scheduled for Tuesday, April 12th. The ideal candidate will have availability to start work with the team in late March to help build out the team’s graphic packages, audio ins/outs, and have all elements of the broadcast ready for the start of the season. Hours are full time. Interns are required to work the same amount of days and hours as the full time Front Office Staff.  There are 69 home games, additional outside events, and regular non-game day office hours that you will be required to work.  This includes nights, weekends and holidays.
 

TV Production Internship (1 Position Available):                                                        

The TV Production intern will be the chief employee in charge of the game broadcast. This individual will need to not only have expert knowledge/experience with the broadcast software and equipment, but will need to be versatile and willing to help across the board. The ideal candidate will need to feel comfortable taking control of the entire production with a vision for how they want the broadcast to look and how they would like the workflow to operate.
 
Requirements: 
  • Previous experience working in broadcast production
  • Preferred experience working in sports production
  • Preferred experience leading a broadcast production/ broadcast team
  • Expert knowledge of broadcast software & cameras
  • Strong knowledge of baseball and how baseball broadcasts should be presented
  • Experience using Newtek broadcast software (Tricaster TC1, NC1 IO Studio Module, Tricaster TC1 Replay)
  • Preferred experience working with Daktronics software and in-house production equipment (Daktronics LiveClips)
  • Comfort operating cameras as needed (Sony HXR-NX5R and Sony SRG-x400 PTZ)
  • Expert knowledge of Adobe Suites (specifically Photoshop, Premiere, and After Effects)
  • Keen eye for graphic design
  • Extremely detail oriented
  • Demonstrated patience in working with a young crew of camera, replay, and graphic operators
 
Responsibilities:
·         Lead the Somerset Patriots broadcast stream on MiLB.tv
·         Lead the new video control room, including managing all incoming video from ballpark cameras
·         Assist the in-house scoreboard operator with camera shots as needed
·         Direct Replay Operator and Graphics Operator during broadcasts as main point person
·         Operate NewTek Tricaster TC1 with NC1 IO Studio Module to produce broadcast
·         Switch camera shots as needed for the broadcast
·         Communicate via internal intercom system with camera operators to get shots as needed
·         Prep all broadcast software and equipment prior to the game to ensure it is all ready
·         Maintain proper audio levels throughout the broadcast
 
Preferences:
  • Availability to work every game throughout the season
  • Willingness to teach/mentor younger professionals/students interested in working in broadcast production
  • Big baseball fan – understands the game, in-game situations, and the power of storytelling through a broadcast
 
Qualifications: Ideal candidates will have at least one year of either professional, collegiate experience or high school experience operating the needed broadcast software and running a production team. They need to be able to contribute to the organization both through running the broadcast and the many other facets of pre-production and assisting as needed elsewhere. Strong, diligent and detail-oriented production skills are heavily preferred, as are experience with post production. Additionally, candidates will need to have positive attitude, unwavering work ethic and an eagerness to contribute to a fun, fast-moving work atmosphere.


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

Job Questions:

  1. Are you available to work from early May to late August?

  2. Do you live within an hour of Bridgewater, NJ?

  3. Do you have experience with NewTek production equipment? Specially with Tricaster and 3play

  4. Have you worked as the technical director of a sports production before?

  5. Do you have experience building out graphic templates? This can include work with Photoshop, Illustrator, and After Effects.

  6. Have you led a sports production crew previously?