Sportskeeda is one of the world’s largest sports content platforms connecting fans, journalists, pundits, experts within the sports industry with over a million sports fanatics every day. Getting published on Sportskeeda is a sure-shot way to kick-start your career in sports journalism and make a name for yourself in the business. With this internship, you get to learn the nuances of sports reporting and writing from the best in the business. In addition, you also get the chance to work with seasoned professionals from the journalism industry, and maybe even meet the sports stars that you idolise.
In this program, we are looking for aspirants who want to create a meaningful impact on today’s sports landscape. We truly believe that there are many stories waiting to be told - the only question is, will you be the one to tell them.
What kind of work are we looking for?
At a very broad level, these are the kind of stories that we are looking for.
Human Interest Stories: Emotional stories of people, teams, and communities around sports, of all the failures that come before success, of hardships and hard work. Stories that not many tell, but are waiting to be told.
Interviews: Personal accounts of players who have tasted success, the ones who are sure to make it big, coaches and the staff behind the players, the families that have supported them.
Research Driven: Can you break down the numbers behind a business and tell a compelling story? Will your story make audiences and policy makers sit up and look at the difference between ‘what is’ and ‘what could have been’? Can you drive an audience survey to break down myths?
What will I gain out of this internship?
For starters, you get introduced to the rigors of sports journalism and what it takes to become a top-notch sports journalist. You will get to meet and speak with a lot of decision makers, influencers and the real faces in the sports industry depending on the topics you choose to work on. And through this, you will also get to grow your network.
Every story that gets approved and published on Sportskeeda will carry your by-line. You will have a separate author profile page that can work as a portfolio to display your body of work. All your articles will be shared on Sportskeeda’s social pages which have a following of over 20 million collectively.
The best part is, on completion of your internship, we would be giving you a certificate from Sportskeeda that will help boost your career progression.