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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.

 

About Tennis Channel Internships:

Tennis Channel's Internship Program offers unpaid academic credit only. In return, you'll 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.



PRODUCTION INTERNSHIP_FALL  (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.

Applicants:  If you are not local please research housing in the Los Angeles/Santa Monica or surrounding areas prior to applying.

 

HOW TO APPLY:

Send your resume and a brief cover letter via email to: HR@tennischannel.com.

Please reference specific internship in the subject heading: Production Internship











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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