On-Campus Opportunities Abound


On-Campus Opportunities Abound
Sep 3, 2013

To improve your sportswriting craft, there are many great opportunities on campus.



The University of Maryland’s award wining student newspaper has many opportunities to cover sports. Have resume, portfolio, and clips ready to go.

To Apply: Students should be on the lookout for a journalism school listserv email about applying to become part of the team.


Terps TV

A great way for students to cover sports and learn the inner working’s of televising a live sporting event.

To Apply: Email Mark Sherwood at Sherwood@umd.edu


WMUC Sports

The University’s sports radio station gives students ways to call live sporting events and host their very own talk show.

To Apply: Email co-sports directors Ben Barr at Benbar27@gmail.com or Ryan Wormeli at Rcwormeli@gmail.com


Capital News Service

Students can work with professional journalists and professors to simulate a true newsroom experience.

To Apply: Fall of 2013 deadline has passed, but check the application site for the Spring 2014 application date http://merrill.umd.edu/cns/cnsapply/


Unwind Magazine

Channel your inner humor and be a part of College Park’s entertainment-news magazine.

To Apply: Email Amanda Eisenberg at unwindmag.chiefs@gmail.com



Want to be apart of a cable television station that reaches 500,000 homes? UMTV is the place. To inquire on how to be part of the station, email umtv@jmail.umd.edu


Povich Center

Students can write stories analyzing the sports media, reviewing books and movies or recapping events for the Povich Center website. To do so, contact Beth Mechum at bmechum@umd.edu

The Povich Center is also interested in two student journalists getting involved in a project dealing in the differences  of coverage of the National Hockey League between  U.S. news organizations and those in Canada and a history of  hockey coverage in North America.
Compensation  is involved.
Those interested should contact the Povich Center’s Beth Mechum (bmechum@umd.edu)  or George Solomon (georgesolomon3@gmail.com) by Sept. 10.


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