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Sinclair Broadcast Group Inc.

Production Internship

Arts and Entertainment

Production Assistant


Santa Monica, California, United States

Tennis Channel has an opening for a Summer 2023 Internship! Tennis Channel's Internship Program offers unpaid academic credit only. We are currently offering internships for only the 2023 Summer Semester. 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)

This unpaid internship is in our Santa Monica office and is designed to expose you to various areas of production: pre-production preparation, live events, and post-production. The goal of the department is to boost creativity and produce entertaining programming. At the end of your internship we hope you will understand how a production department operates and where you think you'll fit in should you choose a career in sports television.

Only those who are currently attending an accredited institution and registered for college credits at this institution during the Summer 2023 quarter or semester will be considered.

Our internships are onsite in our Santa Monica, CA office.

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

Some things you’ll learn:

  • How live Tennis content is created inside the control room of our Expo Studio
  • Production management strategy as it relates to a live studio environment
  • Understanding production workflows between various departments
  • How to log live matches, and cross coordinate with segment producers to understand how a show comes together
  • How to research players and breaking news as it relates to tennis
  • Remote production prep and shipping strategy
  • Studio production elements from A-Z (often on weekends)
  • How to plan for field productions


  • Strong working knowledge of MS Excel
  • Experience using Final Cut Pro
  • Keen attention to detail, for properly maintaining records and organizing tasks
  • Sharp focus, adaptable, self-motivated and driven personality
  • Comfortable taking initiative for learning
  • Minimum commitment: 2 full days of work per week (10 - 20 hours)

What to include in your application to be considered for a Tennis Channel internship:

  • Documentation indicating you are eligible to receive academic credit
  • Cover letter
  • Resume
  • Two work samples such as writing projects, audio files, videos (these can be graded class assignments or published work) by including their respective links.

Tennis Channel is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and Drug Free Workplace!

About Tennis Channel

Tennis Channel is a twenty-four-hour television network, online streaming service and national print magazine circulation dedicated to the sport and its unique lifestyle. The tennis-media hub is home to every aspect of the wide-ranging, worldwide tennis community. Tennis Channel is carried nationwide by every one of the top ten pay-TV service providers.

About Sinclair

Make your mark in Media with Sinclair Broadcast Group, a diversified media company dedicated to connecting people with content everywhere! We have consistently led the broadcast industry since our inception, and now Sinclair owns the largest regional sports network business and one of the largest television broadcast portfolios in the country. Also, we have affiliations with all of the major broadcast networks, our own Tennis Channel, and several multicast networks including TBD and Comet. Our content is distributed over-the-air, on multi-video providers, and through our industry-leading digital media platforms. We also recently launched a free TV streaming service called STIRR. Our success is the direct result of our extraordinary employees and management team who believe in our vision and are dedicated to ensuring a great future for our employees. We are advancing the world of Media and want YOU to join our winning team!

About the Team

The life-blood of our organization is our people. We have a compelling story, a goal-oriented culture, and we take really good care of people. How good? Here is a glimpse: great benefits, open-door policy, upward mobility and a strong desire to see you succeed. Ready to be part of a winning team? Let’s talk.