Intern - Spring 2018 - Undergraduate - Fox Sports Sun Production Tampa
Orlando, FL US
Posted 10 days ago
Job/Internship Description
Intern - Spring 2018 - Undergraduate - Fox Sports Sun Production Tampa (FFE0005753)
Job Description

Fox is proud tosupport a culture of creativity, entrepreneurial spirit and community thatattracts the industry's brightest talent. The Fox Internship Program offers anexciting opportunity for you to gain practical experience while interning forone of the biggest media and entertainment companies in the world. You willhave the opportunity to participate in real-world projects, which providesvaluable work experience and leadership skills.

The FoxInternship Program provides mentoring and learning opportunities to help youdevelop your skills, network with Fox employees, and learn more about what it'slike to work in the entertainment industry.


The intern will be involved in all aspects ofplanning, production, and daily operations for remote sports productions ofTampa Bay Rays and Tampa Bay Lightning games airing on Fox Sports Florida &Fox Sports Sun. The networks'production department creates additional programming before and after each gameand the intern will also contribute to pregame and postgame coverage. The internship schedule is determined by theteams' schedules, therefore most of the hours required are nights andweekends.

The intern's duties will include:
  • Report to the Producers and Director for various production assignments that could include logging interviews and highlights, acquire b-roll video & photos to support storylines, select music, etc.
  • Report to the on-site Tech Manager and assist crew to deploy, set and strike equipment distributed throughout each venue.
  • Assist in pre and post-game ENG content gathering / field production, working with producers and camera operators on event coverage and interviews

The intern will also be given opportunities toobserve and participate with all departments within the remote production truckas needed and assigned by the production team. Departments include: Video, Audio, Cameras, Lightning, Playback / EVS,Graphics & Statistics, Technical Director and Announcers.

Company Overview

FOX Sports Florida &Fox Sports Sun aretwo regional sports networks serving fans primarily in the state ofFlorida. Offering one of the mostcomprehensive regional sports TV schedules in the country, FS Florida and Fox SportsSun are home to NBA's Miami HEAT and Orlando Magic, MLB's Florida Marlinsand Tampa Bay Rays baseball, and NHL's Tampa Bay Lightning and Florida Panthershockey.

FOXSports Florida & Fox Sports Sun also produce a variety of originalprogramming to support our affiliated teams, "Inside the HEAT," "Inside theLightning", "Inside the Magic," "Inside the Panthers" & "Inside the Rays"shows, which have garnered multiple Emmy awards.

This environmentprovides an excellent opportunity for students interested all aspects of sportstelevision to receive hands-on working experience in the industry. The two networks produce over 1000 liveevents per calendar year


  1. FSFlorida/Fox Sports Sun aims to provide a positive environment for students tosupplement their education with hands-on working experience in the televisionindustry. This experience will prepareinterns for a future career in sports television. Sun Sports / FS Florida works actively withcolleges to ensure applicants meet necessary criteria set forth by thestudent's university.
  2. Studentswill be selected for the internship based on an interview with a representativeof FOX Sports Florida/Fox Sports Sun, letters of recommendation, and thestudent's passion and interest in starting a career in sports television. Our goal is for interns to learn throughactive participation in the television production process.
  • Internsmust be currently enrolled in an accredited college/university and workingtowards a degree.
  • Interns should be at least sophomore statuswhen applying.
  • Interns can work up to 200 hours per term(approx. 20 hours/week).
  • Interns must be able to work in the U.S.
  • Undergraduates are paid $14/hour, and graduates$16/hour.

To participate in Fox's Internshipprogram you must meet the following criteria:

  • Applicants must be enrolled full-time in an undergraduate or graduate degree program at an accredited university and be sophomore status or above.
  • Be eligible to work in the United States without sponsorship by the Company.
  • Housing is not provided, so please have a housing option guaranteed before applying.
Application Process:

Please submit a resume and a coverletter detailing your qualifications.

Weare an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receiveconsideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex,national origin, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status, or anyother characteristic protected by law.


Position Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Type
Full Time
Period of Employment
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