Washington Wild Things

Washington Wild Things

Broadcast Director (Summer) - Washington Wild Things (Washington · PA)

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Communications/Community Relations: Broadcast Production
Description:
The Washington Wild Things, an independent professional baseball team in the Frontier League, a partner league of Major League Baseball, are seeking a broadcast director for the 2023 season. The season runs from late May through mid-September. This job can be offered for school credit as an internship and successful applicants would start near the season’s start. The employee/intern in this position will direct broadcasts for all Wild Things’ home games, allowing the intern a chance to gain professional baseball broadcast experience and to work in a learning environment, helping to enable career advancement. The production is a four-camera/potentially five-camera stream with limited graphics, commercials and more. The person(s) will also have other duties as assigned.
 
 Responsibilities:
  • Serve as the director for all Wild Things’ home game broadcasts helping to get the crew on the air, off the air and do everything in between from switching cameras to assisting camera operators and doing more.
  • Assist with the operation of broadcast equipment, running commercials and more 
  • Shoot, edit and upload player and coach interviews and other web content to the team’s social media and website, as well as edit interviews for use on the air (can have interview opportunities) • Help broadcasters with shows as needed (schedule guests, log/digitize video, write scripts, generate ideas, may host pre or post-game shows) 
  • Edit and produce commercials if needed for sponsors 
  • Assist in the set-up and tear-down of booth 
  • Adequately prepare for broadcasts prior to arrival at the stadium 

 Requirements:
  • Experience Directing live sports preferred
  • Knowledge of baseball preferred
  • Knowledge of TV sports production preferred
  • Pursuing a bachelor’s degree in a field of communications, PR, marketing or a related field 
  • Passion for sports, broadcasting 
  • A strong work ethic couple with the ability to work with others 
  • Energy to thrive in a fast-paced, sometimes unpredictable environment 
  • Must be available to work from the beginning of the May to at least near the end of the season 
  • Self-starter, pro-active and highly motivated 
  • Have great communications and interpersonal skills, along with a positive and energetic personality 
  • Learn quickly and work well under pressure 
  • Proficient in Adobe Creative Suite 
  • Proficient understanding of broadcast equipment, streaming devices 
  • Basic knowledge of the Mac operating system as well as PC video-streaming software 
  • Positive attitude and willingness to go the extra mile 
  • Able to assume other responsibilities as required

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

Job Questions:

  1. Do you have previous experience directing or working on productions of live sports? (Yes/No - If Yes, explain)