Columbus Blue Jackets

Columbus Blue Jackets

2024-25 Season Broadcasting Intern

Columbus Blue Jackets - Intern
Columbus · OH
Communications/Community Relations: Broadcasting
Overview
The Broadcasting Intern will assist the Broadcast Coordinator and Radio Play-by-Play Announcer with various production and administrative duties throughout the 2024-2025 NHL season.

Duties:
Game days:
  • 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 X 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 days:
  • Write and produce radio features that are distributed on the Blue Jackets Radio Network, providing Broadcasting Intern experience working with CBJ on-air talent, interacting with players and coaches, honing writing and scripting skills and working under a deadline
  • Develop, produce and manage Blue Jackets podcasting content in collaboration with Broadcast Coordinator
  • Assist in projects within Broadcasting department (fulfillment of radio network benefits and requests) 

 Objectives
  • 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
 
Requirements
  • Must be enrolled in a four-year college or university. Broadcast, Journalism or Communications major encouraged and receiving credit for this internship
  • 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 (X, Instagram, Tik Tok, etc.)
  • Excellent oral, written and interpersonal skills

** 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. I understand that this is an in-person internship and I will be in Columbus, Ohio for this opportunity.

  2. Will you be enrolled in a college or university during the internship?

  3. Will you be receiving credit for this internship?