HBO 2019 Fall Intern: HBO Sports - Production

New York, NY
Intern
Requisition ID: 172082BR

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OVERALL SUMMARY:

The intern will play a vital role in assisting the HBO Sports team with various elements of production -- including Real Sports, 24/7 Series, HBO Sports Documentaries & Series.


PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Prep and research for 24/7 Series, HBO Sports Documentaries & Series
  • Research and develop stories for Real Sports with Bryant Gumbel
  • Avid work; logging and screening for Real Sports, 24/7 Series, HBO Sports Documentaries & Series
  • Assist with local shoots (content, equipment, etc)
  • Complete tasks on a deadline for time sensitive material
  • Conduct independent research to pitch potential stories for Real Sports
  • Contact reporters, media outlets, and sports teams for information
  • Observing edits: Real Sports, 24/7 Series, HBO Sports Documentaries & Series

REQUIREMENTS:
  • Must be able to work 15 hours/week
  • Must be a rising Junior or Senior in college
  • Avid or Final Cut screening
  • Logging and editing material
  • Knowledge of HBO Sports programming: Real Sports, Hard Knocks, 24/7, HBO Sports Documentaries & Series
  • Organizational skills: must be able to meet deadlines, attention to detail
  • Research skills, including but not limited to:
  • knowledge of/proficiency with Nexis searches of news articles
  • general internet research
  • YouTube and footage research
  • public records searches
  • making phone calls, pre-interviews, etc.

The Internship Programs are designed to offer undergraduate and select graduate students the opportunity to learn how we provide programming for the cable industry and distribute entertainment content around the world. The programs will include Orientation, Project HBO, Speaker Series, Social Activities, Learning and Development Workshops, a Farewell Lunch, and more.

Note: Only applications submitted online will be accepted. HBO welcomes all applicants for this position; however only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.


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HBO is an equal employment opportunity employer. HBO does not discriminate against any applicant or employee based on race, color, religion, national origin, gender, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, mental or physical disability, and genetic information, or any other basis protected by applicable law. HBO also prohibits harassment of applicants or employees based on any of these protected categories.