Want to Write for Rock the Red?

Are you interested in becoming a professional sports writer? Want to enhance your resume by covering professional hockey as a credentialed reporter?

Rock the Red is seeking 2-3 local college students to intern with us for next hockey season.  Successful applicants will have strong writing skills, a good knowledge of sports in general and hockey in particular, and a desire to become a professional sports writer.

Applicants must:
-Be enrolled at a Washington, D.C. Metropolitan Area college or university.  Writers will be expected to cover 12-20 Capitals home games and home practices.
-Be a rising sophomore or higher and must have passed English 101 and Journalism 101 or equivalents.
-Prior sports writing experience is preferred.
-Application must include a resume, a college transcript, a cover letter stating your college plans and career goals, contact information for 2 references (professors or editors), and 3 writing samples.  Please do not include your student number or social security number in your application.
Applicants will be rated upon materials provided and will be contacted for interviews this summer.

Please forward your application materials to:  thecrew@rockthered.net