Black River Entertainment - Fall 2019 Internships

Thank you for your interest in an internship with Black River Entertainment! We are very excited to find our next group of interns! If you are interested in interning with us during the upcoming Fall 2019 semester, please send your updated resume and cover letter by end of day Friday, July 19. **To be eligible to apply, it is required that you receive college credit for this internship and that you can commit to 200 hours total during the semester.

We have internships available in the following departments: Marketing/Streaming, Radio Promotion and Publicity.

Marketing/Streaming Internship:

Maintain/update artist marketing plans and timelines
Assist in developing and executing marketing campaigns
Transcribe creative content
Weekly consumption & data analysis
Brainstorming and development of physical & digital sales initiatives, playlist strategy, direct-to-consumer sales optimization, and more
Artist profile management on Spotify, Apple Music, Pandora, YouTube, Shazam, etc.
Inventory Management & Maintenance

Radio Promotion Internship:

Updating & maintaining digital documents to keep team informed of adds and conversions as they happen, ticketing lists for shows, department mailing and email list
Prepping meeting notes for weekly meetings
Tracking song performance and artist social media activities
Working closely with the promotions staff on developing and implementing different promotions for artist roster
Managing swag closet and mailings

Publicity Internship (please send 2-3 writing samples with your application):

Create/distribute weekly company newsletter
Monitor media coverage on Black River artists via Cision
Draft/edit/update tour pitch for artists
Proofread and edit bios, press releases and boiler plates
Maintenance of industry database

In your cover letter, please include/answer the following:

Is this internship for college credit?
Are you available through the end of the semester?
Which department are you most interested in and why?
What are you hoping to gain from this internship?
What makes you uniquely qualified to intern at Black River Entertainment?

* To be considered for an internship, please send your resume and cover letter to
**Note: Our internships are capped at 200 hours total for the semester. Our interns receive a $10/hr stipend maxed at 200 hours.


Underneath the Black River Entertainment umbrella is a family of record labels, a management company, a GRAMMY-winning publishing company, and state-of-the-art recording studios.

Black River Records, Black River Americana, and Black River Christian make up the family of record labels. The combined roster of artists includes Abby Anderson and Kelsea Ballerini; Carolina Story; Hannah Kerr and Josh Wilson. Thrive Management provides artist management services within Black River Christian.

Black River Publishing is home to many talented writers including: Hit songwriters/producers Bobby Huff and Josh Kerr, songwriter/artists Eddie Garcia, Willie Jones, Nikita Karmen, Anna Vaus, and Nick Wayne, songwriters Ben Caver and Jacob Davis, songwriters/Black River recording artists Abby Anderson, Carolina Story, Hannah Kerr and Josh Wilson, and the catalogues of hit-songwriter/Black River Recording artist Kelsea Ballerini, hit songwriters/producers Doug Johnson, Forest Glen Whitehead, and GRAMMY-winning songwriter Josh Osborne. For more information about Black River Publishing, please visit

Owned and operated by BRE, the historic Sound Stage and Ronnie’s Place studios are located on Nashville’s famous Music Row and have set the standard legendary artists/musicians/producers have appreciated since the late 1960s. Artists from multiple genres have cut hits in these studios including 50 Cent, Kelsea Ballerini, Garth Brooks, Johnny Cash, Casting Crowns, Alice Cooper, Sam Hunt, Miranda Lambert, Jerry Lee Lewis, Korn, Reba McEntire, Craig Morgan, PHISH, Taylor Swift, Shania Twain and Keith Urban.

Part of the Pegula Sports and Entertainment family, which includes the NFL’s Buffalo Bills, NHL’s Buffalo Sabres, AHL’s Rochester Americans, NLL’s Buffalo Bandits, HARBORCENTER, Buffalo Marriott HARBORCENTER, KeyBank Center, and IMPACT Sports Performance, Black River Entertainment and its entities are based in Nashville, TN. For more information, please visit