A Sault Ste. Marie woman and avid skier wants to land a dream job as an intern and you can help her do it.
Kaitlyn Fitzpartick, daughter of long time local sports broadcaster Jim Fitzpatrick, is competing in the S-Media’s Ultimate Snow Intern Contest, “I am super excited to be following my father’s footsteps in the sports media world.” Fitzpatrick told saultonline.com via email Saturday.
Fitzpatrick who has taught Alpine ski racing for 8 years and a former FIS racer, is spending the weekend with the Toronto Snow Show at the International Centre in Mississauga “We’re responsible for sharing the event through as many social media channels as possible.The winner of the contest will have achieved the greatest social media influence across Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and YouTube.” said Fitzpatrick. 5 finalists will be working the Toronto Snow Show under the watchful eye of ET Canada’s Rick Campanelli – who started as an intern himself on Much Music.
The finalist who has the biggest social influence over the course of the 4 days will be joining Campanelli, as a production assistant on a Ski TV Shoot in Big White. The contest started Thursday and wraps Sunday.
“If I get enough shares and likes on my posts from the community, I could get a chance to become a production assistant for an S-Media segment at Big White Ski Resort. There, we will be working with Rick Campanelli and ski industry moguls”
“I have been working in the Collingwood and Blue Mountains for the last two years coaching ski racing and assisting with club administration. The Sault Ste. Marie upbringing and education I have received has helped me run multiple social media accounts and blogs in the area.” Fitzpatrick said, “I will be moving back to Sault Ste. Marie before Christmas and hope to transfer my skills to the community. Big things seem to be happening in the Sault and I would love to be part of all of the excitement!”
“It has always been my dream to ski on television. I grew up skiing and racing at Searchmont and skied for many years under the guidance of Brian Mealey, who taught us how to ski fast and love the sport. Now I get to be working towards the dream at the Toronto Snow Show and it feels pretty good.” Fitzpatrick said.
You want to help this Sault girl achieve her goals? you can follow her Twitter and [email protected] and like/favourite/retweet any posts that feature the #GetSnowed hashtag. They can also follow her on Facebook and check out her website for a brief summary of what Kaitlyn is up to. https://kaitlyndiannafitzpatrick