Spring 2023 Communications Internship – YES Network

The YES Network, the number one regional sports network in the nation, is the exclusive regional television home of the 27-time World Champion New York Yankees, the Brooklyn Nets, the 2021 MLS Cup Champion New York City FC and the New York Liberty. Having earned 134 Emmy Awards since its 2002 launch, YES also televises Emmy Award-winning original studio, biography, interview and magazine programs, in addition to Manchester City soccer and college sports. It has been the most-watched regional sports network in the country for 17 of the past 19 years and made the list of Forbes‘ top 10 most valuable sports business brands in the world for nine straight years.

Timeframe: January – May 2023
Pay: $15/hour
Location: YES’ Manhattan, N.Y. office (200 Park Avenue)

Submit resume to interns@yesnetwork.com with “Spring 2023 Communications Internship” written in the Subject line. Include cover letter explaining why you should be considered for this position.

Resumes must be submitted directly by students to YES; resumes submitted by the school (e.g. advisors or career services) or by third-party sites such as Handshake may not be considered.

Job Description:
-Work directly with the Vice President, Communications in publicizing the business and on-air activities of the YES Network
-Research and pitch YES-related story ideas to media
-Research, write and edit press materials such as press releases, biographies, fact sheets and awards competition submissions
-Fulfill internal and external information requests
-Manage online media databases and photo library
-Maintain YES and industry ratings databases
-Conduct research to support YES’ various business units

Job Qualifications:
-Must be a matriculating undergraduate student
-Must be a self-starter with great time-management and prioritization skills
-Strong written and verbal communication skills are necessary
-Must be meticulous, professional. responsive, organized and resourceful
-Must know how to conduct research over the Internet
-Must be proficient in Word and Excel
-Working knowledge of the sports and media industries is preferred
-Must possess a genuine interest in the communications/public relations field
-Must be available to work in YES’ Manhattan offices

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By Lori Ferrara
Lori Ferrara Senior Administrative Assistant