Deaf Sports Writer

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Media Crew Opportunities - 2019

H3 World TV, an international Deaf media organization produces and streams TV programs using International Sign to worldwide viewing audience. Our goal is to put Deaf communities everywhere on equal footing through exchange of information and sharing of cultures.

We are seeking sports writers for its upcoming SportsDeaf TV news coverage of Deaflympics Winter Games. We are seeking writers with sports writing experiences, in English language, and preferably with media, captioning, and/or social media experience.

Deaflympics Winter Games, Italy
December, 2019

Deaf Sports Writer

* Begins research now until December
* Writes on specific topics suggested by writer or as assigned by producer
* Member of media team on-site in Italy
* Research, compile, write and edit exciting stories
* Transcribes signed dialogue and narration
* Travel to venues
* Research current events in the sport
* Makes contacts to obtain insider information or track sources
* Compile reports on players, teams and countries, background, history, profiles, etc
* Be able to dig deep for information not found elsewhere and analyze for successful content
* Verify all story content are both entertaining and factual and list sources
* Captions final videos prior to streaming, knowledge of International Sign (IS) is preferred
* Knowledge of social media tasks

Position starts now. Involves advance planning and research work. Can be structured as paid Stipend, Internship or Academic/Community Service. We cover the costs of travel to Italy, local transportation, shared accommodations, meals, and per diems.

Online application - https://goo.gl/forms/DlqjD2lm6EhqiJ2l1
If you have any questions, email: deaflympics@h3world.tv
 
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