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2020 Spring/Summer Journalism Intern with Midwest Sports Production in Shawnee · KS

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Midwest Sports Productions is looking for a storyteller. Someone who is looking for hands-on, real-world experience of writing stories in the sports industry. Someone who wants to get to the heart of what MSP does every day and share with the world special stories about the people and organizations involved in youth sports. 
Our team is a fun-loving, energized and dynamic group at the heart of Midwest Sports   Productions' world-class events. Our goal is to drive excitement, win new customers, introduce existing customers to new and exciting experiences and make an impact on the communities in which we run our tournaments. 
 Each mission and execution is different and is catered to the audience at hand: be it providing the energy needed in the office, igniting the coolest youth sports event in town, visiting a club team just to say thanks for 'playing MSP,' a special guest of ours about to perform or supporting a team that's in need.  We make sure that every MSP family member we engage with gets a special interaction, giving them that little something extra when they need it most and creating a whole new level of energetic feel before, during and after MSP events.
Our Journalism Intern will author stories for online publication and also media distribution as assigned. You will have the opportunity to pitch story ideas to the team, conduct interviews and publish to various online sites. 
In addition to Journalism projects, you may also have the opportunity to work in other services such as marketing, social media, business development initiatives, and game-day operations as needed. 

 Time Period
This is an Unpaid Internship. Internship will span over a semester of college and involves about 600 hours (Can be flexible based on needs)
We can offer flexible hours during the week based on the needs of your supervisor and can be discussed. Weekend availability is a must – you will be expected to work on weekends to assist with stories and/or on-site needs. 
Professional Requirements
Must be currently enrolled in an accredited college or university and pursuing a relevant major, such as Journalism, Public Relations, Sports Management, Sports Marketing, etc.  
Personal Requirements 
  • Punctual and self-motivating 
  • Must be comfortable working independently as well as in a team setting.
  • Excellent verbal/communication 
  • Attention to detail 
Comfortable, appropriate office/field attire is acceptable
Job Description
The Journalism intern will assist with the creation and execution of content creation on behalf of MSP. Duties include but are not limited to:
  • Write compelling stories for MSP website and blog
  • Create a content calendar and posting schedule
  • Assume responsibility for assignments
  • Conduct interviews with coaches, staff, ballplayers, etc., as needed for story      opportunities
  • Edit communication and marketing materials as needed
  • Identify and propose story ideas for articles and posts
  • Collaborate on special projects and media events
  • All other duties as assigned
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:

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  2. Would you have a place to stay in Kansas City?

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