2022-23 Season Broadcasting Internship - Columbus Blue Jackets (Columbus · OH)

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The Broadcasting Intern will assist the Broadcast Coordinator and Radio Play-by-Play Announcer with various production and administrative duties throughout the 2022-2023 NHL season.

Game Day duties
  • When available, attend practice to obtain player audio to be used during game broadcast
  • Edit and post highlights and interviews to Blue Jackets social media and podcast channels
  • Assist Broadcast Coordinator in managing CBJ Radio Twitter account during games
  • Assist broadcast talent (starting line-ups, intermission and post-game stats, escorting intermission guest to the home radio booth)
  • Set up headset outside of Blue Jackets dressing room and test all microphones outside of the radio booth (dressing room, press conference podium, between the benches) as needed

Non-Game Day duties 
  • Write and produce weekly radio feature (Blue Jackets Weekly) that is distributed to affiliate stations on the Blue Jackets Radio Network
  • Develop, produce and manage Blue Jackets podcast content in collaboration with Broadcast Coordinator
  • Assist in projects within Broadcasting department (fulfillment of radio network benefits and requests)

  • Observe and learn the day-to-day production and programming operations of a National Hockey League radio broadcast
  • Hone and improve the skills needed to work in professional broadcasting: writing, audio production, audio editing, interviewing and technical skills

Intern Specifics
  • Internship timeline – September – End of NHL Season 

  • Must be enrolled in a four-year college or university. Broadcast, Journalism or Communications major encouraged
  • Must be available for all Blue Jackets home games (availability for away games is a plus)
  • Must be available from September – end of the season (including playoffs)
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, PowerPoint and Excel)
  • Proficient in audio production software (Adobe Audition, Audacity)
  • Understanding of podcasting and digital audio
  • Strong social media skills (Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, etc.)
  • Excellent oral, written and interpersonal skills
  • Proof of COVID Vaccination

Please note this is an unpaid internship.

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. Will you be enrolled in a four-year college or university during the internship? If yes, Will you be receiving college credit?

  2. What is your availability September-April?

  3. Do you plan to apply for other internship(s) with the Columbus Blue Jackets? If yes, which internship(s)?