Win the Ultimate Sports Media Job with XFINITY

XFINITY is looking for their next social media star. I think that person could very well be a reader of The Cannon-there are countless social media stars in our own backyard. Take it to the next level!

Think you're a social media guru?

XFINITY Sports is looking for a guy or gal to be their new social media star. Columbus fans are some of the finest social media folk out there-knowledgeable, informed and savvy in the ways of online sports interaction.

From January 28th to February 18th, potential applicants have the opportunity to submit a short video and written statement outlining why they should become the next voice of XFINITY Sports.

Ten semifinalists will be selected, with 8 of the best submissions selected initially and 10 alternates selected as Wild Cards. Each Wild Card contestant will have one week to campaign for votes to help them advance to the semifinalist round. Voting will take place on the XFINITY Facebook page (, and ultimately 2 Wild Cards will fill the final two semifinalist slots.

Each of the 10 semifinalists will be invited to XFINITY Live! in Philadelphia, PA, to participate in a series of challenges designed to test their social media skills. The 5 contestants who excel in their evaluations will receive the opportunity to travel to a live sporting event, hosted by an XFINITY partner.

Full prizing details include:

  • Unparalleled access to the country's premier sporting events
  • Annual salary
  • XSG Home Studio in Philadelphia apartment
  • 12 months of free Comcast/XFINITY service (TV with all sports packages, internet and phone)/

This is a huge opportunity, and there are countless worthy candidates among The Cannon readers. Take the plunge! This is the chance of a lifetime to take your love of sports and social media to the next level!

Head over to to read the rules and regulations. For even more information on the contest, check out the video below.

NO PURCH.NEC. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED. THIS IS NOT A GAME OF CHANCE. Open only to legal U.S. residents (incl.DC) who are legal adults 18+. For application details and official rules, click here. Enter 12:01a.m. ET on 1/28/13 to 11:59 p.m. ET on 2/18/13.

This Contest is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with, Facebook. You understand that you are providing your information to Comcast® and not to Facebook. The information you provide will only be used for purposes of administering this Contest.

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