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Job listing closed on 1 Jun 2024
21 May 2024

Writing & Podcast Intern

πŸ‡ΊπŸ‡Έ Indianapolis, IN, USA
0+ years exp.


The Indianapolis Colts are seeking a Writing & Podcast Intern to join the Content, Creative & Media team. The ideal candidate is a strong storyteller with sound news judgement and experience covering sports. The successful candidate will be responsible for working closely with the Writer/Audio Initiatives Manager on story ideas and regularly publishing written content to for the season-long internship.


Writer, Audio Initiatives Manager




General responsibilities are but not limited to:

  • Attend Colts press conferences, practices and games to report, write, edit and publish written content
  • Write in a tone consistent with style guidelines
  • Write straight news and develop story ideas for notebooks and feature articles
  • Assist in transcribing press conferences and media availability
  • Assist in publishing press releases to
  • Assist in managing Colts roster and transactions on
  • Research and assist in the development and execution of the Colts audio initiatives


  • College degree in journalism or equivalent work experience
  • Proficient, creative writer with background covering sports, preferably football
  • Ability to write for a team website and avoid editorializing
  • Professionalism to work with and interview NFL players, coaches and football operations staff
  • Comfortable writing football and non-football stories
  • Strong organizational and communication skills to manage multiple assignments at once
  • Working knowledge of Photoshop, CMS platforms and SEO best practices
  • Ability to work a daily schedule as well as nights, weekends and holidays
  • Ability and willingness to learn and grow as a reporter and writer

Responsibilities and qualification may change with or without notice.

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.