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Job Description for Production & Remote Production Internship

Tennis Channel's Production Department is currently recruiting college junior and senior interns for September-December 2013. 




About Tennis Channel Internships:




The Tennis Channel's Internship Program offers unpaid academic credit only.  If you have already graduated from college, you do not qualify for our program.  Tennis Channel will work with school to fulfill academic internship requirements.  In return, interns will receive hands-on experience in an exciting, fast-paced sports entertainment TV Network environment covering one of the most electrifying games in the world today - TENNIS! Our program offers terrific opportunities for students in academic programs with concentration in entertainment and/or business. 




Completion of our internship program does not guarantee employment by Tennis Channel. 




About Tennis Channel:




Tennis Channel (www.tennischannel.com) is the only 24-hour, television-based multimedia destination dedicated to both the professional sport and tennis lifestyle. A hybrid of comprehensive sports, health, fitness, pop culture, entertainment, lifestyle and travel programming, the network is home to every aspect of the wide-ranging, worldwide tennis community. It also has the most concentrated single-sport coverage in television, with telecast rights to the US Open, Wimbledon, Roland Garros (French Open), Australian Open,US Open Series, ATP Masters Series, top-tier Sony WTA Tour championship competitions, Davis Cup and Fed Cup by BNP Paribas, and Hyundai Hopman Cup. Tennis Channel is carried by nine of the top 10 MSOs, Verizon FiOS TV, and has a national footprint via DIRECTV and DISH Network. 








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PRODUCTION INTERNSHIP (Santa Monica and Culver City)




This internship is located in both our Santa Monica and Culver City offices and is designed to expose interns to various areas of production including pre-production preparation, live events, original programming and post-production. The goal of Tennis Channel's Production department is to boost creativity and produce entertaining programming. Interns can contribute to this end by helping us stay organized and work on new efficiencies. At the end of the internship program, we hope you will understand how our production department operates and where you think you'll fit in if you choose a career in sports television. 




Daily responsibilities will include, but are not limited to: 
• Logging tennis tapes for time code and shot description 
• Data entry of tape information into the in-house library system 
• Burning DVD copies and making tape dubs 
• Delivering tapes to multiple Tennis Channel facilities 
• Assisting with live remote productions and world feeds (often on weekends) 
• Preparing and assisting with camera and gear for local shoots 




Qualifications: 
• Strong working knowledge of MS Excel 
• Previous experience logging tapes 
• Keen attention to detail, for properly maintaining records and organizing tasks 
• Sharp focus, adaptable, self-motivated and driven personality 
• Comfortable taking ownership and responsibility for delegated work 
• Ability to lift and/or carry up to 25lbs. Required to lift/carry heavier production equipment of up to 50lbs with assistance from another person or by using the appropriate moving equipment. 
• Accessible transportation and weekend availability 
• Minimum commitment: 16 hours per week 
• Knowledge of Tennis and the ability to identify professional tennis players is a major plus




REMOTE PRODUCTION INTERNSHIP (Santa Monica)




This is a support role in the Production Department, interning for the Remote Production Manager in our Santa Monica office. This internship is designed to provide motivated and interested students with knowledge of Tennis with hands-on experience in various areas of production: pre-production, post-production and remote production. 




Daily responsibilities will include, but are not limited to: 
• Assisting with live remote pre-production preparation 
• Data entry of tape information into in-house library system 
• Music cue entry into in-house music system 
• Delivering tapes to multiple Tennis Channel facilities 
• Burning DVD copies and making tape dubs 
• Logging and digitizing tapes 
• Creating clip reels 




Qualifications: 
• Must be detail oriented and responsible, with ability to multitask 
• Strong verbal and written communication skills, interpersonal skills and organizational skills 
• Proficiency in Word, Excel, PowerPoint 
• Experience using Final Cup Pro and linear editing 
• Knowledge of Tennis and ability to identify professional tennis players a plus 
• Ability to lift and/or carry up to 25 lbs. Required to lift/carry heavier production equipment of up to 50lbs with assistance from another person or by using the appropriate moving equipment. 
• Minimum commitment - 16 hours per week



Knowledge of tennis and the ability to identify professional tennis players is a major plus







To be considered, please send resume and cover letter to:



Tennis Channel Inc.



Attn: Recruiter



2850 Ocean Park Blvd., Suite 150



Santa Monica, CA 90405



FAX: 310-430-7562



Email: HR@tennischannel.com



Subject line must read:  RemoteProduction or Production Intern

EOE



The Tennis Channel offers a competitive benefits package including: medical, dental, vision, and a 401k plan for all full time positions.

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