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SPONSORED POST: The Ultimate Sports Social Media Job Contest

A word from our fine friends at Comcast with details on a pretty awesome contest which can help you win a job in sports media. (A job in sports media? Wait, that's... that's what I want. I probably should, like, uh, enter this contest.) Basically, if you like Facebook and Twitter, you might be able to get a job in liking Facebook and Twitter.

Have you ever wanted a shot at winning your dream job in sports social media? Here’s your chance –

XFINITY is launching a nationwide contest to find the next sports social media star to serve as the voice

of XFINITY behind-the-scenes at the biggest sporting events nationwide in 2012.

The contest is called “Xfinity Presents: The Ultimate Sports Social Media Job” and runs from January 13th

through March 25th. The winner will receive a one-year salary, all the electronics for the ultimate sports

pad, and will have the opportunity to share thoughts, insights, and content with fans nationwide via the

@XFINITYSports Twitter handle on a daily basis. This is truly a dream job opportunity for anyone looking

to make a name for themselves in the world of sports and social media.

Here’s how it works:

From January 13 – February 6, you can log on to and submit a :30-2:00 video on

the Ultimate Sports Social Media Job contest tab that shows why your sports knowledge, social media

expertise, personality, and passion for Comcast products and services makes you the perfect candidate

for the job.

The top video submissions will be featured on the Ultimate Sports Social Media Job contest tab located

on for fans to vote on from February 9-19. The five entrants who tally the most

votes will advance to the final round of the contest where they will cover one of five premier sports

events the weekend of March 8-11. Following that weekend, a panel of judges will evaluate each

performance and announce the winner of the contest by March 25th!

Head today to and click on the Ultimate Sports Social Media Job contest

tab for all the details, as well as contest rules. Enter soon, as February 6th is the deadline for video

submissions! Thanks to Sippin' on Purple partner XFINITY for bringing this opportunity to our


So, to summarize: The internets and liking sports could get you moneys and my eternal jealousy.