#UDcommFUN: Summer 2015 Communications Internship: YES NETWORK, LLC

The YES Network is the exclusive television home of the 27-time World Champion New York Yankees and the Brooklyn Nets. YES, which has earned 346 Emmy Award nominations and 80 Emmy Awards since its 2002 launch, also televises original biography, interview and magazine programs, in addition to college sports. The company has been named the seventh-most valuable sports business brand in the world the past three years by Forbes.

Timeframe: May-August 2015

Pay: $10/hour

Location: Manhattan, New York

Submit resume to interns@yesnetwork.com, with “Summer 2015 Communications Intern” written in the Subject line


  • Work directly with the Vice President, Communications in the publicizing of the business and on-air activities of the YES Network
  •  Fulfill internal and external information requests
  • Review and identify newsworthy passages within YES shows for publicity purposes
  • Research and identify possible stories and other exposure opportunities for YES and its senior executives
  • Research, write and edit press releases, biographies, fact sheets, awards competition submissions and other press materials
  • Manage online media database and photo library
  • Research and maintain YES and industry ratings databases
  • Manage daily and ongoing article filing system


  • Must be a matriculating undergraduate student
  • Must be able to commute to YES’ New York City office
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills are necessary
  • Must possess excellent office demeanor
  • Must be meticulous, professional, responsive and resourceful
  • Must know how to conduct research over the Internet
  • Must be proficient in Word and Excel
  • Working knowledge of the business of sports, television and new media is preferred
  • Must have a genuine interest in the communications/public relations field