Phillies on pace for highest-rated season since 2012

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Phillies on pace for highest-rated season since 2012

PHILADELPHIA- (July 10, 2019) – The Philadelphia Phillies on NBC Sports Philadelphia, NBC Sports Philadelphia+ and NBC10 are on pace to have the highest-rated season since 2012, and 2019 is shaping up to be the most-streamed season ever. NBCSportsPhiladelphia.com has also posted double-digit gains in Phillies traffic.

2019 Highlights:

  • Through the All-Star Break, the Phillies are averaging a 4.4 HH Rating, up +23% compared to their 2018 performance prior to the All Star Break.
  • Among HH Ratings, 93% of Phillies games this season have ranked in the top 3 during the market time period, up from 84% a year ago.
  • The Phillies season opener on WCAU earned a 10.1 HH Rating, the highest-rated opening day since 2013 (WPHL 11.5 Rating).
  • The April 2nd game against the Nationals earned a 7.7 HH Rating on NBC Sports Philadelphia+, the highest-rated game on NBC Sports Philadelphia since July 2012.
  • Through the All-Star Break, the Phillies are averaging 17.9K uniques and 842K minutes per game, up +144% and 102% respectively vs. 2018.
  • 40 of the top 50 most-streamed Phillies games ever have taken place in 2019 including the 4 most-streamed Phillies games ever.
    • April 3, 2019 (Phillies vs. Nationals) -  48K uniques/3.1M minutes
    • April 2, 2019 (Phillies vs. Nationals) – 43K uniques/3.0M minutes
    • April 9, 2019 (Phillies vs. Nationals) – 38K uniques/2.6M minutes
    • March 28, 2019 (Braves vs. Phillies) – 37K uniques/2.0M minutes


On NBCSportsPhiladelphia.com Phillies traffic is up 59% over the same time last season. 

The Phillies return to NBC Sports Philadelphia on Friday, July 12 at 6 p.m. when they take on division rivals Washington Nationals at Citizens Bank Park.

Phillies game broadcasts, plus Phillies Pregame Live and Phillies Postgame Live are available via live stream for authenticated subscribers on the new MyTeams app. In addition to live game coverage, the app provides comprehensive Phillies coverage from NBC Sports Philadelphia’s team of Phillies insiders, writers, and producers. Download the app here: MyTeams App

Phillies fans should follow @NBCSPhilly on all social media channels for exclusive articles, videos, podcasts and photos all-season long. 

Never miss an episode of NBC Sports Philadelphia’s At the Yard podcast featuring Jim Salisbury (@JSalisburyNBCS) and Corey Seidman (@CSeidmanNBCS). Listen to it here:  At The Yard

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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Philadelphia Wings are coming to NBC Sports Philadelphia

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Philadelphia Wings

Philadelphia Wings are coming to NBC Sports Philadelphia

The Philadelphia Wings are coming to NBC Sports Philadelphia.

NBC Sports Philadelphia will air nine Wings games during the National Lacrosse League regular season, beginning with the home opener at the Wells Fargo Center on Friday, Jan. 10.

Brian Smith will call play-by-play with former Wings Captain Scott Gabrielsen handling analysis and Devan Kaney reporting from the sidelines.

This will be the Wings' second season back in the NLL after a four-year hiatus from the league. They went 4-14 last season but did rank fifth among the 11 teams in goals.

Key returning Wings include:

• Matt Rambo, an NLL All-Rookie selection and nominee for Lacrosse Player of the Year by US Lacrosse magazine

• Trevor Baptiste, who broke the NLL’s face-off record with 362 wins and was also named to the NLL All-Rookie team

• Captain Kiel Matisz, forward Josh Currier, and point leader Kevin Crowley

• Brett Hickey, the 2019 No. 1 expansion draft pick and offensive leader, is expected to play this year after missing last season due to injury.

Here is the full Wings TV schedule on NBC Sports Philadelphia and NBC Sports Philadelphia:

Fri, Jan. 10 vs. Vancouver Warriors (7 p.m. on NBCSP)

Sun, Jan. 19 vs. Rochester Knighthawks (7 p.m. on NBCSP)

Fri, Jan. 24 vs. New York Riptide (7 p.m. on NBCSP)

Fri, Jan. 31 vs. Georgia Swarm (7 p.m. on NBCSP+)

Sat, Feb. 22 vs. Saskatchewan Rush (7 p.m. on NBCSP)

Sat, March 7 vs. New England Black Wolves (1 p.m. on NBCSP+)

Sun, March 15 vs. New York Riptide (7 p.m. on NBCSP)

Sat, March 28 vs. San Diego Seals (7 p.m. on NBCSP+)

Sat, April 4 vs. Toronto Rock (7 p.m. on NBCSP+)

Click here to download the MyTeams App by NBC Sports! Receive comprehensive coverage of your teams and stream the Flyers, Sixers and Phillies games easily on your device.