TPT Intern Program

Interns will get a firsthand look at how a fast-growing start-up functions across various departments. We're a new media company that provides athletes with a platform to connect directly with their fans, in their own words. Founded by Derek Jeter, our team publishes first-person stories from athletes, providing unique insight into the daily sports conversation. Through impactful and powerful long- and short-form stories, video series, and podcasts. We pride ourselves on bringing fans closer than ever to the games they love! 

The Players’ Tribune 2018 Summer Internship Program will run from June 4 to August 10, 2018. 

Role + Responsibilities

  • Transcribe a variety of Athlete interviews 
  • Work closely with TPT’s Publishing and Insights teams
  • Build compelling stories within our internal CMS
  • Pitch creative content ideas to the editorial team 
  • Assist the editorial team with  (research & fact-checking)
  • Perform general Editorial admin duties

Who We're Looking For (Qualifications)

  • Passionate about sports and our brand
  • Knowledge of digital media and how content moves through the digital ecosystem
  • Strong passion for storytelling and a love of sports
  • Dependable team player
  • Poise while working in a fast-paced environment
  • Excellent attention to detail and organizational skills
  • Strong communication skills

Internship applicants must meet the following criteria to be eligible:

  • Juniors/Seniors currently enrolled in a digital media/journalism college/university program
  • Summer Program Dates: June 4th, 2018 – August 10th, 2018
  • All interns must have proper authorization to work in the United States
  • Interns are non-exempt and will be paid an hourly rate of $15/hour

 

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