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TITLE: Director, Studio Production
REPORTS TO:VP, Studio Programming and Production
ENTITY: SNY

To apply, please send a resume and cover letter to snyjobs@sny.tv and indicate your desired position in the subject line.

QUALIFICATIONS:
    • Bachelor's degree required, preferably degree in Communications or related field
    • Minimum 5 years cable television experience, preferably in affiliate relations, with an emphasis on affiliate relations, contract maintenance, and cable operator distribution needs
    • Familiarity collecting and analyzing competitive research and reporting
    • Working knowledge of excel for compiling and maintaining database and reports
    • Strong organizational, written communication and interpersonal skills and attention to detail

JOB FUNCTIONS:
    •Supervise newsroom and field staff involved in developing, producing and airing news programs, daily sports entertainment shows and Pre/Post Game shows
    •Manage and schedule staff of 30-35 Producers, Associate Producers and Production Assistants
    •Oversee Coordinating Producers & Producers to craft show content, formats, graphic look and style
    •Supervise from control room during all SNY programs, including Mets Pre & Post Game, Jets Post Game Live, Geico SportsNite and college basketball coverage
    •Help initiate policies and procedures for the reporting of and gathering news stories in conjunction with Sr. Assignment Desk Manager
    •Identify stories for coverage on Geico SportsNite, daily talk shows, original programming and all network specials
    •Work cohesively with other departments including Remote Production, Sales, Marketing, Original Programming & Production Unit and Engineering with regards to daily operations
    •Work in conjunction with VP, Studio Programming and Production to manage and maintain news budget
    •Supervise all specials and assist in long-term content planning


ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS
    • Strong leadership skills, positive attitude and work ethic with the ability to handle multiple tasks and set priorities a must
    • Bachelor's degree in a related field or the recognized equivalent work experience
    • Minimum of 10 years experience in regional and/or national television news and sports
    • Thorough knowledge of professional and collegiate sports, with an emphasis on the New York sports landscape
    • Proficiency in INEWS and Outlook
    • Ability to work flexible and non-traditional hours, including nights, weekends & holidays
    • Ability to work in a fast paced, high pressure environment
    • Excellent organization, interpersonal & communication skills required

Interested individuals should apply online at sny.tv. SportsNet New York is an Equal Employment Opportunity/ Affirmative Action/ Drug-free workplace employer.

SportsNet New York is not accepting unsolicited assistance from search firms for this employment opportunity. All resumes submitted by search firms to any employee at SportsNet New York via-email, the Internet or in any form and/or method without a valid written Statement of Work in place for this position from SportsNet New York HR/Recruitment will be deemed the sole property of SportsNet New York. No fee will be paid in the event the candidate is hired by SportsNet New York as a result of the referral or through other means.

TITLE: Affiliate Relations Manager
REPORTS TO:Vice President, Marketing & Business Development
ENTITY: SNY

To apply, go to nbcunicareers.com and enter Job No. 17814.

ROLE:
    As SNY's day-to-day contact, this person is responsible for fostering and facilitating strong relationships with cable/satellite operators (affiliates) in the network's territory and managing affiliate revenue reporting and analysis. This person will also be responsible for supporting the acquisition of new affiliates and renewals, as well as on-going maintenance issues and the creation, sell-in and execution of affiliate marketing programs.

QUALIFICATIONS:
    • Bachelor's degree required, preferably degree in Communications or related field
    • Minimum 5 years cable television experience, preferably in affiliate relations, with an emphasis on affiliate relations, contract maintenance, and cable operator distribution needs
    • Familiarity collecting and analyzing competitive research and reporting
    • Working knowledge of excel for compiling and maintaining database and reports
    • Strong organizational, written communication and interpersonal skills and attention to detail

JOB FUNCTIONS:
    •Assume responsibility for notifying cable operators and DBS providers (both marketing and programming contacts) about schedules, schedule changes, as well as blackouts.
    •Maintain internal database and generate financial reports based on DMA, sub counts, counties, zones, etc.
    •Create, sell-in and execute turn-key promotions with affiliates with the objective of securing incremental on-air promotion from local operators.
    •Develop and fully execute strategic plans to place SNY in the best position to acquire new affiliates and renew distribution agreements.
    •Create and distribute valuable marketing materials (i.e. taggable spots, promotional materials, newsletter, etc.) on a regular schedule to maximize affiliate marketing opportunities.
    •Support and facilitate SNY's participation in affiliate community marketing programs.
    •Reinforce and solidify SNY's positioning as the TV Home for NY sports by ensuring that all communication is "on brand" when approving direct mail pieces, FSIs, ad slicks, spots etc.
    •Participate in both Local Ad Sales and Customer Service training to insure that affiliates are familiar with SNY's programming, avail formats, and carriage. Manage affiliate ticket requests and initiate invitations for SNY suites, tickets and affiliate events.
    •Fulfill affiliate requests for premiums and/or signed merchandise for auctions and fundraisers.
    •Provide SNY website with updated information and materials for affiliate section.
    •Work closely with programming, marketing and engineering departments to ensure proper communication with affiliates.
    •Manage the relationship and communicate with AMC's Technical Operations Center to ensure proper scheduling, blackouts, launch authorizations and affiliate related technical matters.
    •Facilitate and maintain department budget.


ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS
    • Interested and qualified candidates must submit a resume/CV through www.nbcunicareers.com
    • Must be willing to submit to a background investigation
    • Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States
    • Must be 18 years or older
    • Must be willing to work in New York, NY
    • Ability to travel as required
    • It is company policy to consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex (including pregnancy) sexual orientation, age, disability, veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

Applicants must be able to work nights, late nights, weekends and holidays. Ideal candidate is an organized professional capable of handling multiple tasks and setting priorities.

SportsNet New York is not accepting unsolicited assistance from search firms for this employment opportunity. All resumes submitted by search firms to any employee at SportsNet New York via-email, the Internet or in any form and/or method without a valid written Statement of Work in place for this position from SportsNet New York HR/Recruitment will be deemed the sole property of SportsNet New York. No fee will be paid in the event the candidate is hired by SportsNet New York as a result of the referral or through other means.

TITLE: Editor
REPORTS TO:Senior Manager of Post Production
ENTITY: SNY

To apply, please send a resume and cover letter to snyjobs@sny.tv and indicate your desired position in the subject line.

QUALIFICATIONS:

    • Minimum 1-year Avid editing experience
    • Must have well-rounded knowledge of Avid and its applications;
    • Thorough knowledge of sports;
    • Knowledge of Interplay a must;
    • Willingsness to work non-traditional business days/hours;
    • College Degree or equivalent;
    • Excellent personal and communications skills;

RESPONSIBILITIES:
    •Ability to use multiple formats and resolutions;
    •Ability to edit under pressure;
    •Ability to edit both long and short form packages;


ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS
    • Interested and qualified candidates must submit a resume/CV through www.nbcunicareers.com
    • Must be willing to submit to a background investigation
    • Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States
    • Must be 18 years or older
    • Must be willing to work in New York, NY
    • Ability to travel as required
    • It is company policy to consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex (including pregnancy) sexual orientation, age, disability, veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

Applicants must be able to work nights, late nights, weekends and holidays. Ideal candidate is an organized professional capable of handling multiple tasks and setting priorities.

SportsNet New York is not accepting unsolicited assistance from search firms for this employment opportunity. All resumes submitted by search firms to any employee at SportsNet New York via-email, the Internet or in any form and/or method without a valid written Statement of Work in place for this position from SportsNet New York HR/Recruitment will be deemed the sole property of SportsNet New York. No fee will be paid in the event the candidate is hired by SportsNet New York as a result of the referral or through other means.

To apply, please send a resume and cover letter to snyjobs@sny.tv and indicate your desired position in the subject line.

Freelance/Part-time

TITLE: Part-Time Technical Operations Manager
REPORTS TO:Senior VP of Operations
ENTITY: SNY

To apply, please send a resume and cover letter to snyjobs@sny.tv and indicate your desired position in the subject line.

QUALIFICATIONS:

    • BA/BS degree in related field or equivalent experience required
    • Must have a minimum of five to seven years professional broadcast / cable technical production management experience, and should include live studio and remote experience.
    • Must have through knowledge of HD video and 5.1 audio.
    • Experience with routers, Sony production switchers, Vizrt Graphics, SSL audio, iNews, Avid Interplay, RTS Intercom and AutoScript prompter systems required.
    • Must be familiar with basic Microsoft Office programs.
    • Job requires varied shifts including nights, weekends, and some holidays.

JOB FUNCTIONS:
    • In conjunction with Operations management, manage staff and freelance broadcast crew personnel. Includes scheduling accountability, performance evaluation and feedback, and addressing all employee related issues.
    • Ability to interact with all areas of production to maximize resources and ensure a quality, seamless production in a changing, fast-paced, live studio environment.
    • Support operations of studio productions from live control room by acting as quality control person for check in of incoming remote feeds, including but not limited to routing, video processing, aspect ratio conversion / verification, audio and IFB / PL communications.
    • Operational and troubleshooting knowledge of all production systems currently in use to ensure a consistently high level of technical quality across all productions including but not limited to video, audio, and lighting.
    • Ability to troubleshoot audio, video, and intercom systems, operate test equipment and clearly communicate technical problems to engineering is required. Understanding of broadcast facility signal flow and system design drawings required.
    • Perform other related duties as required and special projects as assigned.

Applicants must be able to work nights, late nights, weekends and holidays. Ideal candidate is an organized professional capable of handling multiple tasks and setting priorities.

SportsNet New York is not accepting unsolicited assistance from search firms for this employment opportunity. All resumes submitted by search firms to any employee at SportsNet New York via-email, the Internet or in any form and/or method without a valid written Statement of Work in place for this position from SportsNet New York HR/Recruitment will be deemed the sole property of SportsNet New York. No fee will be paid in the event the candidate is hired by SportsNet New York as a result of the referral or through other means.

To apply, please send a resume and cover letter to snyjobs@sny.tv and indicate your desired position in the subject line.

TITLE: Part-Time Junior Engineer
REPORTS TO:VP of Engineering
ENTITY: SNY

To apply, please send a resume and cover letter to snyjobs@sny.tv and indicate your desired position in the subject line.

QUALIFICATIONS:

    • 1 to 2 years of experience in video / audio production engineering.
    • Desire to learn new and emerging technologies.
    • Ability to fabricate all types of broadcast cabling in accordance with industry standards including fiber optics.
    • Experience with non-linear newsroom systems a plus.
    • Knowledge of IT/LAN structures a plus.
    • Position requires some nights and weekends.

JOB FUNCTIONS:
    • Support daily engineering needs for repairs, upgrades, and expansion.
    • Perform preventative maintenance on studio, ENG & newsroom equipment.
    • Wire and install newly purchased capital equipment.
    • Maintain production and editing technical spaces.
    • Maintain SNY's equipment at area sports venues.
    • Support remote sports event & other special field productions as needed.
    • Perform other related duties as required.

Applicants must be able to work nights, late nights, weekends and holidays. Ideal candidate is an organized professional capable of handling multiple tasks and setting priorities.

SportsNet New York is not accepting unsolicited assistance from search firms for this employment opportunity. All resumes submitted by search firms to any employee at SportsNet New York via-email, the Internet or in any form and/or method without a valid written Statement of Work in place for this position from SportsNet New York HR/Recruitment will be deemed the sole property of SportsNet New York. No fee will be paid in the event the candidate is hired by SportsNet New York as a result of the referral or through other means.

To apply, please send a resume and cover letter to snyjobs@sny.tv and indicate your desired position in the subject line.

TITLE: Freelance PhotoShop / Viz Artist
REPORTS TO: Creative Director
ENTITY: SNY

To apply, please send a resume and cover letter to snyjobs@sny.tv and indicate your desired position in the subject line.

QUALIFICATIONS:

    • Degree in communications or related field required
    • Minimum 2-3 years experience
    • Exceptional Photoshop skills
    • Working (or possibly advanced) knowledge of Viz Artist and Viz Rt
    • Working knowledge of Adobe Illustrator
    • Ability to work within software in a fast paced environment
    • Prior news and/or sports experience a plus
    • Experience as Viz Rt graphics operator also a plus

JOB FUNCTIONS:
    • Fulfill graphics requests for daily studio news shows
    • Prepping Action shots, head shots, etc. for Viz import.
    • Building certain graphics in Viz Rt from existing templates.
    • Primary shift availability is weekend and night shifts

Applicants must be able to work nights, late nights, weekends and holidays. Ideal candidate is an organized professional capable of handling multiple tasks and setting priorities.

SportsNet New York is not accepting unsolicited assistance from search firms for this employment opportunity. All resumes submitted by search firms to any employee at SportsNet New York via-email, the Internet or in any form and/or method without a valid written Statement of Work in place for this position from SportsNet New York HR/Recruitment will be deemed the sole property of SportsNet New York. No fee will be paid in the event the candidate is hired by SportsNet New York as a result of the referral or through other means.

To apply, please send a resume and cover letter to snyjobs@sny.tv and indicate your desired position in the subject line.

TITLE: Freelance Makeup Artist
REPORTS TO:Walter Youngmann, Production Manager
ENTITY: SNY

To apply, please send a resume and cover letter to snyjobs@sny.tv and indicate your desired position in the subject line.

QUALIFICATIONS:

    • Experienced Makeup Artist in Television/Film and or Editorial Production for high definition broadcasting
    • Airbrush experience preferred

    • Ability to perform light hair styling • Excellent interpersonal & communication skills required
    • Strong work ethic, positive attitude, and ability to work as a team member
    • Ability to work in a fast- paced environment
    • Ability to work well under pressure
    • Ability to work with celebrities and other high-profile personalities
    • Ability to work non-traditional hours, weekends & holidays

SportsNet New York is not accepting unsolicited assistance from search firms for this employment opportunity. All resumes submitted by search firms to any employee at SportsNet New York via-email, the Internet or in any form and/or method without a valid written Statement of Work in place for this position from SportsNet New York HR/Recruitment will be deemed the sole property of SportsNet New York. No fee will be paid in the event the candidate is hired by SportsNet New York as a result of the referral or through other means.

To apply, please send a resume and cover letter to snyjobs@sny.tv and indicate your desired position in the subject line.

TITLE: Freelance Studio Technician/TD (Tech 2)
REPORTS TO:Operations Manager
ENTITY: SNY

To apply, please send a resume and cover letter to snyjobs@sny.tv and indicate your desired position in the subject line.

QUALIFICATIONS:

    • Degree (preferably in Communications) or equivalent work experience required
    • Minimum of three to five years experience in TV Studio Production as a Technical Director.
    • General understanding of all aspects and duties of a level 1 technician, including: Stage Managing, Studio Camera, Teleprompter, Lighting, Video Tape Playback, Still Store, Video Shading
    • Functional knowledge and experience on multi-ME video switchers, DVEs, and/or audio mixers and/or graphics platforms
    • Proficient in live studio and remote program operations
    • Proficiency in INEWS or similar newsroom management system.
    • Excellent interpersonal & communication skills required
    • Strong work ethic, positive attitude and leadership qualities with the ability to handle multiple tasks and set priorities a must
    • Ability to work non-traditional hours, weekends & holidays
    • Ability to work in a fast paced, high pressure environment

JOB FUNCTIONS:
    • Work with technical staff to satisfy production needs for show, under supervision of Producer and Director.
    • Perform other duties as assigned
    • Punctual, regular, and consistent attendance

Applicants must be able to work nights, late nights, weekends and holidays. Ideal candidate is an organized professional, detail oriented, capable of handling multiple tasks and setting priorities.

SportsNet New York is not accepting unsolicited assistance from search firms for this employment opportunity. All resumes submitted by search firms to any employee at SportsNet New York via-email, the Internet or in any form and/or method without a valid written Statement of Work in place for this position from SportsNet New York HR/Recruitment will be deemed the sole property of SportsNet New York. No fee will be paid in the event the candidate is hired by SportsNet New York as a result of the referral or through other means.

To apply, please send a resume and cover letter to snyjobs@sny.tv and indicate your desired position in the subject line.

TITLE: Freelance Audio Operator
REPORTS TO: Operations Manager
ENTITY: SNY

To apply, please send a resume and cover letter to snyjobs@sny.tv and indicate your desired position in the subject line.

QUALIFICATIONS/REQUIREMENTS:

    • Degree (preferably in Communications) or equivalent work experience required
    • Minimum of three to five years experience in TV Studio Production as an Audio Operator.
    • Proficient in live studio and remote program operations
    • Proficiency in INEWS or similar newsroom management system.
    • Excellent interpersonal & communication skills required.
    • Strong work ethic, positive attitude and leadership qualities with the ability to handle multiple tasks and set priorities a must.
    • Ability to work non-traditional hours, weekends & holidays.
    • Ability to work in a fast paced, high pressure environment

JOB FUNCTIONS:

    • Work with technical staff to satisfy production needs for show, under supervision of Producer, Director, and Technical Director.
    • Mix the audio presentation of the sports/news programs.
    • Plan and execute any required pre-production of elements and materials.
    • Punctual, regular and consistent attendance.
    • Perform other duties as assigned.

Candidates must be responsible, have good communication and interpersonal skills, and take direction well.

SNY is not accepting unsolicited assistance from search firms for this employment opportunity. All resumes submitted by search firms to any employee at SNY via-email, the Internet or in any form and/or method without a valid written Statement of Work in place for this position from SNY HR/Recruitment will be deemed the sole property of SNY. No fee will be paid in the event the candidate is hired by SNY as a result of the referral or through other means.

To apply, please send a resume and cover letter to snyjobs@sny.tv and indicate your desired position in the subject line.

TITLE: Part-Time Director
REPORTS TO: News Director

To apply, please send a resume and cover letter to snyjobs@sny.tv and indicate your desired position in the subject line.

QUALIFICATIONS:

    • 5+ years experience directing live, fast-paced news, talk and or sports oriented programs. Ability to think quickly & keep pace with fast moving shows.
    • Strong ability to multi-task, integrating considerable production elements during both live and tape shows, including live shots, graphics, video and cameras for air
    • Excellent interpersonal skills; ability to work effectively in high-pressure environment.
    • Thorough knowledge of studio and control room operations
    • Strong communication skills
    • Proven ability to make priority decisions under extreme deadlines
    • Willing to work flexible hours, including evenings, weekends, holidays, and early mornings
    • Any previous experience using Avid iNews, Sony model switchers (Sony MVS-8000 preferred)

JOB FUNCTIONS:
    • The Director will work closely with the show producers and technical crew to ensure the show rundown is executed cleanly and accurately. Responsibilities include camera blocking and studio direction, in addition to disseminating control room traffic to the necessary personnel including audio, tape role, and lighting cues. Candidates should have experience working in a High Definition, state-of-the-art, sever based facility. The candidate should be able to work using paperless rundown and script through Avid iNews. Additionally, candidates should be able to time show elements and back time a show without the use of an Associate Director.
    • Candidates should have experience working in a High Definition, state-of-the-art, sever based facility. The candidate should be able to work using paperless rundown and script through Avid iNews. Additionally, candidates should be able to time show elements and back time a show without the use of an Associate Director.

Candidates must be responsible, have good communication and interpersonal skills, and take direction well.

SNY is not accepting unsolicited assistance from search firms for this employment opportunity. All resumes submitted by search firms to any employee at SNY via-email, the Internet or in any form and/or method without a valid written Statement of Work in place for this position from SNY HR/Recruitment will be deemed the sole property of SNY. No fee will be paid in the event the candidate is hired by SNY as a result of the referral or through other means.

To apply, please send a resume and cover letter to snyjobs@sny.tv and indicate your desired position in the subject line.

TITLE: Freelance/Part-Time Technician I
REPORTS TO: Manager, Operations Support
ENTITY: SNY

To apply, please send a resume and cover letter to snyjobs@sny.tv and indicate your desired position in the subject line.

QUALIFICATIONS/REQUIREMENTS:

    • Degree (preferably in Communications) or equivalent work experience required
    • Minimum of two (2) years experience in TV Studio Production
    • Ability to understand and perform all aspects and duties of a level 1 technician, including: Stage Managing, Studio Camera, Teleprompter, Lighting, Non-Linear Playback, Still Store, Video Shading
    • Ability to understand and perform all aspects and duties of a level 2 technician, including: Technical Director, Audio Operator
    • Functional knowledge of Digital tape and non-linear recording & playback
    • Familiarity in news program operations preferred
    • Familiar with Avid INEWS
    • Excellent interpersonal & communication skills required
    • Strong work ethic and positive attitude with the ability to handle multiple tasks and set priorities a must
    • Ability to work non-traditional hours, weekends & holidays
    • Ability to work in a fast paced, high pressure environment

JOB FUNCTIONS:

    • Work with technical staff to satisfy production needs for show, under supervision of Producer, Director & Technical Director
    • Serve as fill-in for all other Tech 1 or 2 positions as needed
    • Perform other duties as assigned

SNY is not accepting unsolicited assistance from search firms for this employment opportunity. All resumes submitted by search firms to any employee at SNY via-email, the Internet or in any form and/or method without a valid written Statement of Work in place for this position from SNY HR/Recruitment will be deemed the sole property of SNY. No fee will be paid in the event the candidate is hired by SNY as a result of the referral or through other means.

To apply, please send a resume and cover letter to snyjobs@sny.tv and indicate your desired position in the subject line.

TITLE: Part-Time Avid Editor
REPORTS TO: Operations Manager

To apply, please send a resume and cover letter to snyjobs@sny.tv and indicate your desired position in the subject line.

QUALIFICATIONS:

    • Minimum of 1 year experience in news, preferably sports
    • Must have a well rounded knowledge of Avid and its applications
    • Ability to work under tight time restrictions
    • Ability to work in a fast paced, high pressure environment with a positive attitude
    • Ability to work nights, weekends and holidays
    • Knowledge or media manager and multiple formats a plus

JOB FUNCTIONS:
    • Editing content for nightly newscast
    • Avid editing during live game telecasts

Candidates must be responsible, have good communication and interpersonal skills, and take direction well.

SNY is not accepting unsolicited assistance from search firms for this employment opportunity. All resumes submitted by search firms to any employee at SNY via-email, the Internet or in any form and/or method without a valid written Statement of Work in place for this position from SNY HR/Recruitment will be deemed the sole property of SNY. No fee will be paid in the event the candidate is hired by SNY as a result of the referral or through other means.

To apply, please send a resume and cover letter to snyjobs@sny.tv and indicate your desired position in the subject line.

TITLE: Freelance Viz RT Operators
REPORTS TO: Art Director

To apply, please send a resume and cover letter to snyjobs@sny.tv and indicate your desired position in the subject line.

QUALIFICATIONS:

    • Degree in communications or related field required
    • Minimum of 2-3 years experience in live TV studio production a must • Viz RT Trio experience required
    • Proficiency in Viz Artist desired
    • Proficiency in I-News
    • Technical knowledge of Viz RT systems a plus
    • Functional knowledge of Chyron systems desired
    • Experience in graphic design/layout desired
    • Ability to work in a fast paced, high pressure environment with a positive attitude
    • Ability to work a flexible work schedule

JOB FUNCTIONS:
    • Work with technical staff to produce show graphics and text/character generation for live on-air shows and pre-produced segments
    • Maintain, organize & archive the graphic libraries of the VizRT system
    • Work with Engineering staff to troubleshoot the Viz RT system if necessary

Candidates must be responsible, have good communication and interpersonal skills, and take direction well.

SNY is not accepting unsolicited assistance from search firms for this employment opportunity. All resumes submitted by search firms to any employee at SNY via-email, the Internet or in any form and/or method without a valid written Statement of Work in place for this position from SNY HR/Recruitment will be deemed the sole property of SNY. No fee will be paid in the event the candidate is hired by SNY as a result of the referral or through other means.

To apply, please send a resume and cover letter to snyjobs@sny.tv and indicate your desired position in the subject line.

Internships

SportsNet New York has internships available for the spring, summer and fall semesters.

Interns, who must be at least entering their junior year in college will be paid and may receive college credit if needed. The minimum GPA requirement for our internship program is a 3.0. Interns will receive hands-on experience assisting in a wide range of the station's operations. Interns generally work approximately 20 hours per week, which may include nights and weekends. Internships are available in the following departments:

Newsroom
Operations
Original programming and production unit
Marketing/Programming
Sales
Finance
IT
Digital

To be considered for an internship at SNY please email intern@sny.tv, and include in the subject line your name and the department you are applying for. In this email include the following:

• One-page cover letter on why you would like to intern at SportsNet New York and what department you are interested in applying for. Also include what you expect to learn and career goals that might relate to your internship experience.

• Copy of your resume

See below a brief description for each department's internship program available at SNY.

Newsroom

The Newsroom Department at SportsNet New York, is responsible for the day-to-day planning and general implementation of SNY's on-air schedule. Additionally, the department produces "Daily News Live," "Loud Mouths," "Covino & Rich," "Geico SportsNite," and Mets programming, plus handles external communications with various independent program suppliers as well as internal communications with various SportsNet New York departments. Interns will assist in a wide range of the station's operations and the responsibilities will include:

• Screening/logging of games, press conferences/interview and taped programs to prepare for editing.
• Helping Associate Producers in the edit rooms
• Working on the production of "Daily News Live," "Loud Mouths," "Covino & Rich," "Geico SportsNite" and Mets programming
• Researching for the various graphic boards used in all shows
• Preparing, copying and distributing programming information
• Doing detail work to procure footage from external sources
• Working the Assignment Desk, answering the main phone line
• Sending faxes, writing letters, making phone calls, etc.
• All other duties needed in the station's everyday operation

Candidates should be concentrating in communications with a strong interest in televised sports and production, have some education or training in broadcasting, and proficiency in computers. They also should be familiar with the programming currently presented on SportsNet New York.

Operations

SNY Operations Interns will have an opportunity to work in one or more of our locations; the office, our studio and remote events. While some interns are assigned to a main focus, all interns are rotated through each area at least once to see all aspects of the dept. This also allows them to focus on specific areas of interest that they have developed or develop while doing their internships. All SNY Operations Interns are requested to fill out a schedule and education plan which ensures that they are exposed to as many aspects as possible of the network. Interns will assist in a wide range of the station's operations and the responsibilities will include:

Operations office/studio

• Distributing and updating production documents, schedules, misc. paperwork
• Running errands to pick up supplies and materials for remotes
• Observing in the studio control room and in the studio setting to how the network produces live on air programming in conjunction with live news remotes
• Observing and meeting with other depts. by appt. (newsroom, programming, finance, marketing, sales, traffic, etc.)
• Research locations, teams, towns for operations tactical planning
• Interface with all areas and levels of internal and external contacts, sr. management, talent and others in a professional manner
• Library Data Entry for our SNY Library System including taping, screening, organizing games/inventory of tapes for Mets Games
• Assist in planning and organization of annual crew bbq

Operations remote (Mets, Brooklyn Cyclones, UConn basketball):

• Light general office work, answering phones, faxing, running errands for the production staff, etc.
• Providing truck with Media/PR updates and team notes, line ups etc.
• Assisting roving reporter when necessary to help ease movement around stadium
• Observing in the truck and out in the field with roving reporter to see how the network produces live sports game coverage
• Fall interns get a chance to visit the Jets production team one week to observe how a game week is covered in from post Sunday game coverage thru to the Thursday night Jets programming

Original Programming and Production Unit

The Original Programming and Production Unit (OPPU) at SportsNet New York, is responsible for the original programming aired on the network. The department produces "Mets Insider," "Kids Clubhouse," "The Geno Auriemma Show," "Geno's Legacy," "Mets Classics," and "Mets Yearbooks" and other specials including "SNY Spotlights" and features within shows like "Geico Sportsnite." Interns will be exposed to variety of facets in the OPPU and the responsibilities will include:

• Screening/logging of games, press conferences/interview and taped programs to prepare for editing
• Helping organize b-roll in AVID
• Working on the production of "Mets Insider," "Kids Clubhouse," "The Geno Auriemma Show," and other programming
• Researching statistics, brainstorming segment ideas
• Assisting on shoots in the field when called upon
• All other duties needed in the OPPU's everyday operation

Candidates should be concentrating in communications with a strong interest in televised sports and production, have some education or training in broadcasting, and proficiency in computers. They also should be familiar with the programming currently presented on SportsNet New York.

Affiliate, Marketing and Programming

Interns in the department will assist the Marketing/ Programming Staff in various consumer marketing, affiliate marketing, public relations, on-air promotion, program planning, ratings research and website related tasks. Interns will be assigned on-going, daily responsibilities as well as stand-alone projects and will assist with various office and administrative duties. Interns will attend weekly department meetings and various project meetings throughout the semester. Requirements and skills are as follows:

Affiliate:

• Assists with creating unique programming schedules as requested by affiliates
• Keeps up-to-date distributors channel information for internal documents as well as making sure affiliates websites promote SNY correctly
• Sends affiliates premiums and tickets as needed
• Create spreadsheets as needed to show year over year comparisons for affiliates (ticket use, incentive programs, marketing participation)
• Helps manage the premium closet and keep track of inventory

Marketing:

• Assists the Marketing Staff with various consumer marketing tasks
• Reviews games to ensure drop-ins and promotions are executed
• Assists the on-air promotion department by cataloging videos
• Sends materials for trade partnerships including premiums and signage
• Creates and keeps up-to-date the calendar for all SNY trade partnerships including event dates and media schedules on SNY
• Assists marketing team by researching images for network creative around Mets and Jets partnership deliverables

Programming:

• Assists in creating weekly contingency programming for live sports programming
• Screens various programming for quality control
• Assists in the creation of monthly schedule grids for VOD, Mets Fast Forward, Closed Captioning
• Helps work with Master Control on coordinating feed schedules
• Provides support in creation of schedules and rating analysis projects
• Inputs monthly schedules into Nielsen scheduling system

Sales

SNY's Advertising and Sponsorship Sales department is seeking a highly motivated, sports business intern to join the team for Summer 2014. Responsibilities include: • Assisting Promotions Manager in developing, scheduling, and executing all promotions on-air and on-site
• Assisting Promotions Manager in capturing clips and screen grabs of all on-air enhancements
• Working with sales team managing current clients
• Working with sales team to prospect new clients
• Working with sales team to manage and execute special events at the SNY studio, around New York City, and/or at Citi Field
• Assisting sales team in other daily administrative tasks including filing, labeling, mailing, etc.
• Client interaction at Mets games and other events in New York City and/or at Citi Field

Intern can expect to gain experience in sales, sponsorship, marketing, advertising, promotions, media and the general sports industry.

Finance

Interns in the department will have the opportunity to work with the Finance Department and understand the purchasing and procurement cycle, as well as the employee expense reimbursement process and policies. They will work with Payroll in understanding the payroll cycle and work with Office Administration on learning various aspects of office management. Interns will work with Human Resources in administration of employee paperwork and ensuring they are in compliance with state and federal guidelines. Requirements and skills are as follows:

• Ability to learn in a fast paced environment
• Ability to communicate clearly, both written and verbal
• Ability to follow instructions
• Assist the Finance Department with day to day workload
• Assist the Human Resources/Payroll Department with weekly processing
• Assist in day to day administrative duties
• Able to commit at least three days per week (5 hours/day)

IT

As an IT Support Technician intern you are the go-to person for SNYs' computer hardware and software needs, providing front line user support for all of SNYs' internal tools and technologies.

You are highly technical and are comfortable problem solving across multiple operating systems and devices. You troubleshoot, respond to inquiries and find solutions to technical challenges. You have a passion for sports, technology, computing, and the Internet, and care deeply about helping people. You will use your inquiring, problem-solving mind to dig deep and find the underlying issues to tackle challenges. Beyond the day-to-day, you will contribute to longer-term technical and non-technical projects and documentation efforts that support the people and technology that make SNY happen.

Responsibilities:

• Provide direct support for desktops/laptops and user access to corporate network and applications both on the network as well as through remote VPN access.
• Assist with moving equipment and users.
• Provide direct support for services such as office phones, Android/iPhones/iPads mobile devices, conference rooms and remote access.
• Provide basic corporate network infrastructure and server support.
• Provide direct support for SNY's corporate resources and applications.

Minimum qualifications:

• Currently pursuing a BS or MS in computer science or a related technical field.

Preferred qualifications:

• Experience working in an IT department or PC support, or in another technically-focused service environment.
• Ability to configure, upgrade and relocate PC hardware, software and print devices.
• Experience in basic Microsoft server configuration and support.
• Understanding of LAN/WAN environments.

Digital

Interns in the department will assist the SNY.tv Digital Media Staff in various production and marketing related initiatives including research, audio/video production, news gathering, editing content for the web site, generating traffic reports for analysis and assisting in the management of sales inventory, creating sales decks and campaign recaps. Interns will be assigned on-going, daily responsibilities as well as stand-alone projects. Requirements and skills are as follows:

• Strong interest in the web, mobile, social media, sports and television
• Excellent verbal and written communication, interpersonal, and creative skills
• Detail-oriented, with the ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously; meet deadlines and work as part of a team while also being able to work independently in a fast paced environment.
• Possess great organizational skills and has excellent track record for following through on projects
• Strong computer skills, including Word, Excel and Powerpoint
• Able to commit at least three days per week (2-5 hours/day)

SNY network overview

SNY is the official television home of the New York Mets and New York Jets. SNY features unparalleled, exclusive access to the New York Mets with more than 130 live telecasts each season, as well as other Emmy Award-winning Mets entertainment programming. As the official TV home of the New York Jets, SNY delivers 300+ hours of exclusive year-round content devoted to Gang Green. SNY is also the official television home of the eight-time national champion UConn Huskies women's basketball program. As New York's leader in local sports TV coverage, SNY delivers the most comprehensive access to all of the Tri-State area's professional and collegiate sports teams through the network's nightly sports and entertainment programs broadcast from SNY's street-level studio in the heart of Manhattan. SNY's programming roster also includes classic sports programming, critically acclaimed original entertainment shows and exclusive interview and magazine programs. Founded by Sterling Entertainment Enterprises, Time Warner Cable and Comcast, SNY is available to viewers throughout New York, Connecticut, New Jersey and northeastern Pennsylvania, and nationally on DIRECTV, Verizon FiOS, Comcast Cable and AT&T U-Verse.