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Broadcasting and Media Relations Trainee

Pensacola Blue Wahoos

Posted 4 months ago



Pensacola, FL, USA

Job Type

Job Description

A trainee with the Pensacola Blue Wahoos works in an organization and environment that is recognized as one of the best in minor league baseball. The Blue Wahoos hope to provide each trainee valuable work experience, and great preparation for a full-time position with the Blue Wahoos or other sports organizations. The position is seasonal, generally limited to a maximum of 30 hours per week and does not include benefits other than pay.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
  • Assist with the creation of game notes, stat packs and lineups.
  • Write game recaps, feature stories for the TackleBox fan program and articles for the Blue Wahoos website.
  • Help in writing press releases for roster moves and various club news.
Media Relations
  • Assist with all media relations efforts including press releases, interview requests, media credentials, and related duties.
  • Assist in maintenance of the Blue Wahoos Stadium press box.
  • Assist with social media.
  • Make public appearances, including school visits.

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Qualifications Required

  • Be willing to work with entire front office to assist in the day-to-day operation of the Blue Wahoos, not just media relations/broadcasting.
  • Have experience with Adobe Creative Cloud (InDesign, Premiere Pro, Photoshop, Audition, Illustrator).
  • Have working knowledge of production equipment and the ability to conceive, create and execute multimedia projects.
  • Possess strong writing and verbal skills.
  • Have play-by-play and media relations experience.
  • Be willing to learn, work hard, handle multiple projects at once and maintain a good attitude.

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