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 and the New York Liberty. Having earned 141 Emmy Awards since its 2002 launch, YES also televises college sports, Manchester City and the AC Milan soccer and Emmy Award-winning original studio, biography, interview and magazine programs. 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.
-Work directly with the Vice President, Communications in publicizing the business and on-air activities of the YES Network
-Craft communications plans to promote YES’ various programming initiatives
-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
-Fulfull 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
-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
Submit resume to email@example.com with “Summer 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.