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Would you like to work as a sports reporter on TV or radio, or as a journalist covering sports for a website? Have you ever thought about working for a sports team behind the scenes, promoting its players and coaches on social media and other platforms?

If any of these careers sound interesting to you, then join us for a week-long summer experience for high school students focused on exploring the world of sports media and promotions.

Get behind the mic, open your notebook and let your creativity run wild as you learn what it’s like to work in the fun, fast-paced sports communications industry.

You’ll gain hands-on experience in sports writing, radio announcing and on-camera interviewing, in addition to learning how to create sports-related promotional material and public relations strategies.

Sports media is an ultra-competitive field, so get a leg up this summer by starting to build a skill set that will help you take it to the next level when it’s time for college and beyond.

Students entering grades 10-12 are invited to register.


Highlights

  • Hear from professionals working in the sports media field
  • Visit a major or minor league sports operation and take in a game
  • Go live on the air on WQSU, Susquehanna’s award-winning college radio station
  • Create a video story starring you as the sports reporter
  • Analyze how teams and athletes use social media
  • Get helpful tips on how to search for sports-related internships and job opportunities
  • Create a digital portfolio of your week’s work

 


Instructors

The SportsNOW camp is operated by the faculty in our Department of Communications, whose graduates are working at a variety of sports-related outlets, including at ESPN, MLB Advanced Media and the NFL.

The camp’s director is David Kaszuba, Ph.D., head of the department’s sports media major. Kaszuba is a former sports reporter for Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, newspapers, where he covered Penn State football, Triple-A minor league baseball and high school sports.

He earned a master’s degree in journalism from Temple University and a Ph.D. in mass communications from the Pennsylvania State University, where he authored a dissertation about the emergence of women sportswriters in U.S. newspapers. He maintains a website, sportsmediahistory.com, that showcases his interviews with many prominent sports journalists, both active and retired.

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Summer Pre-College Programs

514 University Ave.
Selinsgrove, Pa. 17870

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Location

Degenstein Campus Center

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Phone & Email

570-372-4451
summerprograms@susqu.edu