Spring 2021 FOX Sports NASCAR Internship (Charlotte, NC)

Job Number: R50012891

Brand: Fox Sports

Job Type: Internships, Production

Location: Charlotte, North Carolina

Job Posting Date: November 20, 2020

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OVERVIEW OF THE COMPANY

Fox Sports

FOX Sports is the umbrella entity representing FOX Corporation’s wide array of multi-platform US-based sports assets. Built with brands capable of reaching more than 100 million viewers in a single weekend, the business has ownership and interests in linear television networks, digital and mobile programming, broadband platforms, multiple web sites, joint-venture businesses and several licensing relationships. FOX Sports includes the sports television arm of the FOX Network; FS1, FS2, FOX Soccer Plus and FOX Deportes. FOX Sports’ digital properties include FOXSports.com and the FOX Sports App, which provides live streaming video of FOX Sports content, instant scores, stats and alerts to iOS and Android devices. Additionally, FOX Sports and social broadcasting platform, Caffeine jointly own Caffeine Studios which creates exclusive eSports, sports and live entertainment content. Also included in FOX Sports’ portfolio are FOX’s interests in joint-venture business Big Ten Network as well as a licensing agreement that established the FOX Sports Radio Network.

JOB DESCRIPTION

SUMMARY:


FOX is proud to support a culture of creativity, entrepreneurial spirit and community that attracts the industry’s brightest talent. The FOX Sports NASCAR Production Internship is an exciting opportunity to gain exposure to studio production through your hybrid internship experience. This opportunity will give you a chance to navigate both the remote and in-person nature of current NASCAR production by being fully immersed into the daily broadcast workflow. 

A SNAPSHOT OF THIS HYBRID EXPERIENCE:

  • Attend virtual daily rundown meetings and weekly planning meetings
  • Spending time in control rooms and edits on-set and in the field
  • Provide production support through the creation of clip reels and cutting b-roll
  • Collaborate with feature producers on virtual & remote shoots
  • Assist with various projects as dictated by your manager and/or show producers

ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS:

  • Must be actively enrolled in an accredited college or university and pursuing an undergraduate or graduate degree during the length of the program
  • Current class standing of sophomore, (second year college student) or above
  • Strong academic record (minimum cumulative 3.0 GPA)
  • Committed and available to work for the entire length of the program
  • Must have an interest in television production and a strong knowledge of NASCAR 
  • Basic knowledge of Adobe Premiere
  • Great organizational and communication skills
  • Ability to work under tight deadlines
  • Must have a positive attitude, be eager to learn and hard working
  • Ability to work weekends, holidays, and evening hours


Students selected to move forward in the interview process:

  • Must demonstrate knowledge of company and sports media industry

Students accepted into the Spring 2021 Program:

  • Must provide a copy of an unofficial transcript or letter from adviser/registrar showing proof of enrollment and GPA

To Apply:

  • Submit a 1-paged resume (PDF preferred)
  • Submit a cover letter (Optional)
    • Explain why your background and experience make you a good fit for our program this Spring
    • Share the top areas of placements you would like to be considered for

SPRING 2021 SCHEDULE:

  • General Application Deadline: Sunday, December 13, 2020
  • Program Timeline: February 16, 2021 – April 23, 2021
  • Scheduled Weekly Hours: 16-24 hours per week

NOTE: Schedules vary based on department needs and your availability. We do our best to work around your class schedule.

STANDING OUT AS A TOP CANDIDATE:

Successful students have:

  • Knowledge of current NASCAR and Fox Sports programming and talent
  • The ability to maintain a professional demeanor when interfacing with talent and executives
  • Basic knowledge of Adobe Premiere
  • A detail-oriented nature with strong organizational skills
  • Self-starter attitude and team player
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to handle a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment
  • Strong proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite
  • Comfortability following directions with ease

PROGRAM FEATURES:

FOX Master Classes: A variety of presentations, panels, discussions, and trainings geared toward advancing your knowledge of our company, industry, and software systems

Professional Development Series: A variety of activities geared toward enhancing your professional development

FOX Fireside Chats: Participate in open and candid conversations with some of the company’s Executive leaders and Directors

Get Published: Showcase your skills and build your portfolio by pitching stories, writing and producing for our online properties

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

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