Fan Media Announces 2018 College Football Mobile Journalism Internships

Cover your school’s football team this season on your phone with videos from your point of view for our social news sports network as a mobile video journalist. These internships are open to college journalism, broadcast, digital media, communications, and sports management students that attend any of the 129 schools that compete to play in the College Football Playoff.

Fan Media will develop and collaborate with students as mobile video journalists for social news coverage throughout the season. This is an opportunity to be on-camera, cover high-profile sports news, build your mobile demo reel and have fun.

Our world-class iPhone app and web site (Android) have 270 team channels for NBA, NCAA, NFL, NHL, MLB & MLS news. 

Fan Media is the first and only sports news network to do all of its news gathering and publishing solely by mobile phones.

Former players, fans, and journalists make 45-second videos/stories on their phones for our network, covering teams in their area from their point of view as social news coverage and compete each season to earn official status and money.

For college students who want to cover their school’s football team, the program runs from August through December for school credit (non-paid). Internships can be customized for each student to fit your schedule and meet your school’s requirements.

Interns (mobile journalists) will make 45-second videos/stories covering the their school’s football team on a weekly basis for social news coverage, including: news reporting, commentary, criticism, analysis, fan interviews, moments, trending stories and public opinion. Fan Media Network will provide a correspondent kit with best practices on production quality and editorial direction.

Students will learn mobile video journalism in the field. Videos can be shared from our iPhone app and web site into the News Feeds of Facebook and Twitter and the best videos get featured on Fan Media’s social brand pages.

Interested students can apply by installing our iPhone app or making a profile on the web site (Android users) and making one video 45-second or less video/story about their school’s football team. It can be a season preview video or any of the ideas listed above. We will contact you in the app or web site from our Newsroom to set you up from there.