NBC Sports Philadelphia creates partnership to bring "4th and Jawn" podcast to the network

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NBC Sports Philadelphia creates partnership to bring "4th and Jawn" podcast to the network

Philadelphia, PA (September 4, 2018) – NBC Sports Philadelphia today announced a newly formed partnership with Eric Emanuele and Gayle Saunders to bring the popular “4th and Jawn” podcast under the network’s umbrella. As part of the partnership, Emanuele and Saunders will continue to produce the content starting September 20, which will live as part of NBC Sports Philadelphia’s podcast offerings on NBCSportsPhiladelphia.com.

“We are thrilled to welcome Eric and Gayle and their fans to the NBC Sports Philadelphia family,” said NBC Sports Philadelphia President Brian Monihan.  “By adding the ‘4th and Jawn’ podcast to our robust lineup of Eagles programs, it continues our mission of providing authentic voices and content to the Philadelphia sports community.” 

“Gayle and I started our podcast to break the mold of how teams are covered in the NFL - not from the press box, but from the stands,” said Emanuele.  “Our mission continues to be - bringing people as close to their team as we know they want to be, and now combined with the NBC Sports Philadelphia brand– to have a bigger platform to share our perspective.” 

The “4th and Jawn” podcast started in 2016 by Emanuele (AKA ERock) and Saunders to express their passion around the Philadelphia Eagles. Emanuele has been a lifelong season ticket holder who has been covering the team independently on all forms of social media for the last 10 years. He previously worked for the Eagles Television Network. Saunders is a former writer for NBC Sports' Rotoworld.com, where he was a NFL draft writer for two years. He has written about the NFL for more than nine years and has a passion for Fantasy football. When not talking about football, he has more than 16 years working in television media industry.

About NBC Sports Philadelphia:   

NBC Sports Philadelphia and NBC Sports Philadelphia+, part of NBC Sports Group, provide award-winning sports news, analysis, live game coverage and original programming to nearly three million viewers in the Philadelphia area, Southern New Jersey and Delaware. Together the networks present more than 500 live game broadcasts annually, featuring the NHL’s Philadelphia Flyers, NBA’s Philadelphia 76ers, MLB’s Philadelphia Phillies, NCAA and high school events, plus extensive coverage of the Philadelphia Eagles. NBC Sports Philadelphia broadcasts pre/post-game coverage and the most comprehensive local and regional sports news available. The networks’ news and original programming teams have been distinguished with numerous Emmys and Edward R. Murrow Awards, and handle sports coverage for Philadelphia's NBC10 affiliate WCAU-TV.  NBCSportsPhiladelphia.com, also provides Philly sports fans with the most comprehensive and dedicated 24/7 online local sports destination that includes live streaming of Sixers basketball, Flyers hockey and Phillies baseball. The site is the go to source for up-to-the-minute sports news, game previews/recaps, highlights, numerous multimedia video clips, blogs and top-notch coverage from “Insiders” for the city’s favorite pro teams. NBC Sports Philadelphia can be found on multiple social media platforms such as Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Snapchat (@NBCSPhilly).  

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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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