Philadelphia Union announce 2017 broadcast schedule

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Philadelphia Union announce 2017 broadcast schedule

CHESTER, Pa. (Feb. 21, 2017) – Philadelphia Union today announced their 2017 Major League Soccer broadcast schedule, with all 34 of the club’s matches available live, on local and national television. A total of four matches will be featured on local broadcast television via 6abc, with 20 matches on The Comcast Network (TCN) and five on Comcast SportsNet Philadelphia (CSN). The Union are also slated to be on national television five times in 2017, appearing on ESPN four times and FS1 once.

Union supporters can catch the club on 6abc in four marquee fixtures: Saturday, April 22 vs. Montreal; Saturday, June 24 vs. D.C. United; Sunday, October 15 at Chicago; and Sunday, October 22 vs. Orlando on MLS Decision Day.

Additionally, the club will be on national television for the following games: Friday, April 14 vs. New York City FC (ESPN); Sunday, June 18 vs. New York Red Bulls (ESPN); Sunday, July 2 vs. New England (FS1); Sunday, September 17 at New York Red Bulls (ESPN); and Sunday, October 1 vs. the defending MLS Cup champion Seattle Sounders FC (ESPN).

See below for a full summary of the Union’s 2017 MLS regular-season schedule, including all broadcast information:

Philadelphia begins the 2017 campaign by playing at Vancouver Whitecaps FC on Sunday, March 5 (TCN / 9:30 p.m. ET) before returning to Talen Energy Stadium for the 2017 home opener on Saturday, March 11 against Toronto FC (CSN / 4:30 p.m. ET). In addition to Season Tickets, fans can now purchase Partial Plans and Group Tickets for all Philadelphia Union matches at Talen Energy Stadium.  For the first time, the Union will be offering a Fully Flex 9 Game Plan where fans can select their games along with a Tiered Flex 5 Game plan. Fans can purchase or find out more info by visiting PhiladelphiaUnion.com/tickets or calling 1-877-21-UNION.

NBC Sports Philadelphia Internship - Advertising/Sales

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NBC Sports Philadelphia Internship - Advertising/Sales

Position Title: Intern
Department: Advertising/Sales
Company: NBC Sports Philadelphia
# of hours / week: 10 – 20 hours

Deadline: November 20

Basic Function

This position will work closely with the Vice President of Sales in generating revenue through commercial advertisements and sponsorship sales. The intern will gain first-hand sales experience through working with Sales Assistants and AEs on pitches, sales-calls and recapping material.

Duties and Responsibilities

• Assist Account Executive on preparation of Sales Presentations
• Cultivate new account leads for local sales
• Track sponsorships in specified programs
• Assist as point of contact with sponsors on game night set up and pre-game hospitality elements.
• Assist with collection of all proof of performance materials.
• Perform Competitive Network Analysis
• Update Customer database
• Other various projects as assigned

Requirements

1. Good oral and written communication skills.
2. Knowledge of sports.
3. Ability to work non-traditional hours, weekends & holidays
4. Ability to work in a fast-paced, high-pressure environment
5. Must be 19 years of age or older
6. Must be a student in pursuit of an Associate, Bachelor, Master or Juris Doctor degree
7. Must have unrestricted authorization to work in the US
8. Must have sophomore standing or above
9. Must have a 3.0 GPA

Interested students should apply here and specify they're interested in the ad/sales internship.

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NBC Sports Philadelphia announces Phillies spring training coverage

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NBC Sports Philadelphia announces Phillies spring training coverage

PHILADELPHIA- (February 14, 2018) – NBC Sports Philadelphia, the home of the Philadelphia Phillies, ushers in comprehensive coverage of the 2018 team with multiplatform Spring Training coverage. Robust coverage includes 17 live game broadcasts, exclusive interviews, and access on all programs, and social and digital media. 

For the first time, all 17 Phillies Spring Training games will be available to stream through NBCSportsPhiladelphia.com and through the NBC Sports app. Tom McCarthy, John Kruk, Ben Davis, Mike Schmidt and Gregg Murphy return to call all the action for the 2018 Philadelphia Phillies.

Fans can tune into Philly Sports Talk and SportsNet Central for daily coverage, plus NBCSportsPhiladelphia.com is the go-to source for Phillies Spring Training highlights, articles, videos, and photo galleries.

Phillies Insider Jim Salisbury provides extensive player, coaches and management interviews, plus breaking news and in-depth features on all of NBC Sports Philadelphia’s platforms. You won’t want to miss his always informative and entertaining podcast available here: At The Yard

Follow NBC Sports Philadelphia’s social media channels for numerous photos, videos and anecdotes surrounding the Phillies Spring Training: @NBCSPhilly.

Spring Training Broadcast Schedule:

February 24                        Phillies vs. Orioles            1 pm                      NBCSP

February 25                        Phillies vs. Yankees         1 pm                      NBCSP

February 27                        Phillies vs. Tigers              1 pm                      NBCSP+

March 1                                Phillies vs. Yankees         1 pm                      NBCSP+

March 3                                Phillies vs. Orioles            1 pm                      NBCSP+

March 4                                Phillies vs. Blue Jays        1 pm                      NBCSP+

March 5                                Phillies vs. Twins               1 pm                      NBCSP+

March 7                                Phillies vs. Red Sox          1 pm                      NBCSP+

March 9                                Phillies vs. Pirates            1 pm                      NBCSP+

March 10                             Phillies vs. Rays                 1 pm                      NBCSP+

March 13                             Phillies vs. Rays                 1 pm                      NBCSP+

March 16                             Phillies vs. Blue Jays        1 pm                      NBCSP+

March 17                             Phillies vs. Braves             1 pm                      NBCSP

March 20                             Phillies vs. Blue Jays        1 pm                      NBCSP+

March 22                             Phillies vs. Tigers              1 pm                      NBCSP+

March 25                             Phillies vs. Orioles            1 pm                      NBCSP

March 27                             Phillies vs. Pirates            1 pm                      NBCSP+