Sports Jobs Q&A – Starting a Career in Research and Analytics

We’ve made it a priority to respond to each and every one of your questions about sports careers – whether it’s through our LinkedIn group, comments on the blog, emails into our customer support, Twitter…any way you send, we’ll receive and respond. We spend so much time responding to individuals that we thought, why not […]

How to Become a Sports Broadcaster

This interview is part one of our three part interview series with John Strong, voice of the MLS on Fox Sports. To hear Strong in action, listen to his call for Darlington Nagbe’s 2011 MLS goal of the year at the bottom of this page. The majority of people trying to complete their dream by […]

Breaking into Sports by Breaking the Mold

Garages, dorm rooms, parents’ basements: the humble birthplaces of some of our greatest innovations are almost as iconic as the products and companies themselves. We spend so much time talking about Facebook in terms of billions – members and market value – that it’s easy to forget that less than a decade ago its operations […]

When Football Night in America Calls – You Pick up the Phone

A Political Science major graduates from college and a year later is working as a Production Assistant for Football Night in America on NBC Sports. Impossible. Sports production jobs are so competitive every opening is flooded with hundreds of resumes. Journalism Majors, Broadcast Production, Sports Management – a prime job at Football Night in America […]

The Most Important Skills for Sports Social Media Jobs

We recently conducted some detailed research indicating social media was the fastest growing of all the various sectors of the sports industry. We broke down the skills necessary to get hired, how to get them, where to find the top jobs…it’s a pretty solid read (and worthy of sharing through your favorite social medium..wink wink). […]

From Small School to Dream Job: How One Student Fought the Odds

Students that are lucky enough to attend the Missouri School of Journalism are able to gain real world experience working at an actual NBC affiliate, KOMU. Attend Syracuse and you can walk the halls once roamed by Mike Tirico, Dick Stockton and Jeanne Moos. At USC you’ll be taught the ropes by recognizable industry names like Alan Abrahamson […]

Want to be a Sports Journalist? Better Learn This Skill

It’s the dream of many to become a sports journalist, tasked with writing compelling sports stories for newspapers, magazines and digital media outlets. But the role has changed, there are new skills and responsibilities you need to be aware of if you want a job as a sports journalist. We explain in this short video: […]

Will I Need to Relocate to Have a Sports Career?

Perception doesn’t always line up with reality, and in the case of sports careers, the belief that to make it big you have to head to New York or Los Angeles is outdated thinking. Our Director of Content Brian Clapp explains the reality of sports careers for today’s era in this short video: WIS do […]

Learn About Athletic Field Maintenance Jobs

Do you dream about being part of the action with your favorite football or baseball team? If you pursue athletic field maintenance jobs, what you do each day can be pivotal to the team’s on-the-field performance. Field maintenance workers are tasked with keeping athletic fields in pristine condition so athletes can compete on a playing […]

Video: Is the Sports Media Biased, or is it Something Else?

The question of bias comes up often in regards to the sports media – but is it an agenda that leads the sports media to East Coast cities and teams or is something else at work here? WorkinSports.com Director of Content Brian Clapp investigates in this short video: east coast bias.wmv Video Transcript for “Is […]

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