Thursday, July 13, 2017

Fan Media: College Football Mobile Journalism Internship

Important Internship Details

Now Accepting Applications
Dates: Aug. 2017-Dec. 2017
Location: Madison, WI
Commitment: Customized for Schedule and Credit Requirements
Salary: Unpaid
·       Course Credit Available


Description

Fan Media is a social news sports network of mobile phone video correspondents for the top 250 NCAA, NFL, NBA, NHL, MLB and MLS teams (Patent Pending). Fan Media will develop and collaborate with correspondents as mobile video journalists for social news coverage throughout the season. This is an opportunity to be on-camera, cover high-profile sports news, build your mobile demo reel and have fun.

Trained journalists, former college players, and fans make 45-second videos/stories on their phones for our network, covering their teams in their area from their point of view as social news coverage and compete each season to earn official status, money and media credentials.

For college students who want to cover their school’s football team, the program runs from August through December for school credit (non-paid). Internships can be customized for each student to fit your schedule and meet your school’s requirements.

Interns (correspondents) will make 45-second videos/stories covering their school’s football team in their area on a weekly basis for social news coverage, including news reporting, commentary, criticism, analysis, fan interviews, moments, trending stories and public opinion. Fan Media Network will provide a correspondent kit with best practices on production quality and editorial direction.

Students will learn mobile video journalism in the field and strive to get into the News Feeds and Trending Stories of Facebook and Twitter as social news coverage. Videos can be shared from our iPhone app and website into the Newsfeeds of Facebook and Twitter and the best videos get featured on Fan Media’s social brand pages.


How to Apply

Installing our iPhone app or making a profile on the Fan Media Website (Android users).

Make one video 45-second or less video/story about their school’s football team. It can be a season preview video or any of the ideas listed above. Fan Media will contact you in the app or website from our Newsroom to set you up from there.

Learn More

Like Fan Media on Facebook 
Follow Fan Media on Twitter 

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