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Saturday, July 24, 2010

TST Media - Sports Media Intern

TST Media, a Minneapolis-based internet media company, is accepting applications for the Fall, Winter and Spring semesters.

Successful candidates will participate directly in the development of editorial content for multiple amateur sports websites, including MN Hockey Hub, a site that provides comprehensive coverage of Minnesota boys high school hockey.

We offer an open, relaxed, creative atmosphere and work with a team of other extremely talented individuals in a fantastic loft-style office space (13 foot ceilings, hardwood floors, brick and timber finish, and tons of windows).

Role and Responsibilities include:
  • Gather and input rosters, schedules, scores and statistics into database applications
  • Cover events live through blogging, statistical input and creation of  photo galleries
  • Develop and maintain working knowledge of Content Management System (CMS) used to manage TST Media properties
  • Assist in the answering of phones and e-mails and in the monitoring of digital fax queues
  • Write and edit breaking news stories, game stories and features
  • Create and post video highlight packages and features
  • Promote articles and write, edit and update content on social media sites (ie, Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, etc).
Qualification Standards
  • Excellent writing and computer skills
  • Flexible schedule with the ability to work nights, weekends and some holidays as required
  • Strong written and verbal communication
  • Familiarity with the Associated Press Stylebook
  • Ability to manage deadlines effectively by completing projects quickly with high standards of quality
This is a great opportunity for individuals who enjoy a results-oriented and fast-paced environment. An interest and ability to improve writing and editing skills while learning new technologies in a timely manner is essential. We offer an excellent learning environment.