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ROCKET SPORTS MEDIA — Rocket Sports Media (RSM) is a fully-independent digital media company specializing in sports and entertainment websites. Our flagship site, All Habs Hockey Magazine, is one of the most popular independent media sites focused on the Montreal Canadiens. We also publish a successful prospect-centric site, The AHL Report, covering recent draftees and up-and-coming players in the Canadiens and Philadelphia Flyers organizations.
The AHL Report is currently looking to add talented, motivated and committed people to our team. Keep reading to learn more, then find a link to apply for a position at the bottom of this post.
A Team Built on Success
For more than 12 years, our writers have produced exclusive, original content in up to six languages, and our team has held media credentials from the NHL, AHL, ECHL, CHL, NCAA, IIHF, and USA Hockey during that time. We have proudly built a global community of fans, connecting and engaging with more than 125,000 followers on a variety of social media platforms.
“I was very impressed by the high standard of professionalism that is held by everyone at Rocket Sports, and believe that this standard would help prepare students for their future careers and what to expect.”
– Danielle, former intern
We are most proud of our success in developing talented, committed contributors into outstanding writers, reporters, photographers and digital media content producers. Many of our alumni have gone on to careers in the mainstream media. And now, with a brand new hockey season just around the corner, it’s the perfect time for YOU to join us!
Welcome to Rocket Sports
We offer an opportunity to gain valuable experience, expose your work to a global audience, work with a talented, professional team, and gain access to our industry contacts.
AHL Report contributors have an opportunity to work beside and learn from seasoned industry professionals like Amy Johnson, an Emmy-nominated television Reporter/Producer, Patrick Williams, a highly respected writer at both the NHL and AHL levels for NHL.com, and Chris G, a long-time Rocket Sports podcast host and AHL beat reporter.
“My time with RSM was invaluable. I grew both as a writer and as a person. I felt supported personally and professionally every step of the way.”
– caitlyn, former contributor
If you are:
- a student wishing to gain experience,
- a young professional interested in broadening your credentials,
- an experienced hockey mind looking for a platform to share your expertise, or
- a passionate fan looking to contribute to our publications by connecting with fellow hockey fans, we want to hear from you!
When asked, former interns and contributors often respond with positive feedback related to their time spent with Rocket Sports. “I could always trust that my pieces would be edited well and published promptly. Your work gets out to the public on a very large scale. People recognize and respect the brand. It is a company/team that you will be proud to be associated with. You will get tremendous opportunities,” reflects Caitlyn, a former All Habs Hockey Magazine contributor.
Hockey Media Openings
In past years, we’ve welcomed interns from various university programs and sports media backgrounds to our Rocket Sports team. They’ve provided coverage on hockey teams and topics for our sites through a variety of daily and/or weekly assignments.
“I can’t say enough good things about the way everyone was patient with me and made it so easy. i was given constructive criticism that improved my writing skills immensely.”
– joseph, former contributor
Currently, we have openings at The AHL Report for Staff Writers who will perform tasks such as filing game reports, publishing press releases, gathering and publishing news headlines, and/or providing coverage of the Laval Rocket or Lehigh Valley Phantoms for the 2021-22 AHL hockey season. Contributors local to those teams may have opportunities for credentialed on-site coverage, however remote opportunities are widely available as well.
Additionally, openings are available for:
- Graphic Designers
- Online Community Managers
- Podcast Producers
- Social Media Specialists
- Website Developers
If you or someone you know is looking for a new opportunity in hockey media, we invite you to visit the JOIN OUR TEAM page and complete the contact form found there. We can’t wait to work with you!
By Amy Johnson, Lead Correspondent
The AHL Report
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