Production Internship

Date PostedApril 17, 2018
IndustryTV Jobs
Job StatusIntern
SalaryNot Specified

Tennis Channel ( is the only 24-hour, television-based multimedia destination dedicated to both the professional sport and tennis lifestyle. Tennis Channel holds the telecast rights to, Wimbledon, Roland Garros (French Open), Australian Open, ATP Masters Series, the Davis Cup and Fed Cup. Tennis Channel is carried by nine of the top 10 MSOs, Verizon FiOS TV, and has a national footprint via DIRECTV and DISH Network.

About Tennis Channel Internships

The Tennis Channel's Internship Program offers unpaid academic credit only. Our internships are during entire semesters not just breaks/vacations. A letter indicating that you are eligible to receive academic credit must be submitted. In return, you'll receive hands-on experience in an exciting, fast-paced sports entertainment TV Network environment covering one of the most electrifying games in the world today - TENNIS! Our program offers terrific opportunities for students in academic programs with concentration in entertainment and/or business. Completion of our internship program does not guarantee employment by Tennis Channel.

PRODUCTION INTERNSHIP (Santa Monica and Culver City)

This internship is located in both our Santa Monica and Culver City offices and is designed to expose you to various areas of production: pre-production preparation, live events, original programming and post-production. The goal of the department is to boost creativity and produce entertaining programming. You can contribute to this end by helping us stay organized and work on new efficiencies. At the end of your internship we hope you will understand how this production department operates and where you think you'll fit in should you choose a career in sports television.

Requirements (All must be met):

  • Must be currently attending an accredited institution and registered for college credits at this institution during the quarter or semester in which the internship is performed
  • Must be in good academic standing, as defined by the academic institution
  • Must be at least 18 years of age at the time of acceptance into the program
  • Minimum commitment: 2 full days of work per week (10 - 20 hours)
  • Accessible transportation and weekend availability
  • Knowledge of Tennis and the ability to identify professional tennis players is a major plus

Daily responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:

  • Logging tennis feeds for time code and shot description
  • Creating highlights, melts, recaps, of match using Avid Media Central
  • Creating links in various resolution and formats to post on digital platforms
  • Meta data entry of feed information into in-house PAM (Production Asset Management system)
  • Pulling footage, photos, and music selects for feature pieces
  • Support feature producers during pre-production and in the field on various domestic international shoots (assisting with equipment, research working on travel, permits, clearances, etc)
  • Managing media after shoots and throughout the various tennis tournaments
  • Preparing for live events by organizing drives and shipment boxes
  • Delivering tapes to multiple Tennis Channel facilities
  • Assisting with studio productions both in the control room and on set (assisting producers and BAs, handing deliveries, cleaning and stocking workspaces, running scripts and completing music cue sheets)


  • Previous experience logging media and pulling footage. Preferably for sports
  • Experience using Avid Media Central, and Avid Media Composer
  • Sharp focus, keen attention to detail, for properly maintaining media and organizational tasks
  • Proactive, adaptable, and self-motivated personality
  • Comfortable taking direction from multiple producers and editors
  • Comfortable taking ownership and responsibility for delegated work
  • Accessible transportation for errands and runs
  • Ability to lift and maneuver up to 25 lbs. of gear and equipment
  • Minimum 2 days a week with some early morning and weekend availability
  • Knowledge of Tennis and the ability to identify professional tennis players is a major plus

Please apply at Tennis Channel Careers ( Also include a cover letter and two work samples such as writing projects, audio files, videos (these can be graded class assignments or published work) by including their respective links.

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