Member Makeover 27: Dan Hasty

Want to make sure that your online presence is leaving the best impression possible? A few key pointers for keeping your personal website focused and simple will have you standing out from the crowd.

In this Member Makeover, Jon reviews the demo, resume, and job market strategy of Dan Hasty, play-by-play voice for the West Michigan Whitecaps in Lansing, MI.

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Member Makeover 26: Clayton Neville

Careless doesn’t win in the sportscasting job market. Instead, attention to detail and intentional planning are traits that will pay off during your career.

In this Member Makeover, Jon reviews the demo, resume, and job market strategy of Clayton Neville, Play-by-Play Broadcaster at KMOO Radio in Lindale, TX.

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Group Critique 10: Winter 2017

The first Group Critique of 2017 packs a punch with plenty of radio and TV critiques. The radio session covers sports talk, football, basketball and baseball play-by-play. For the TV crowd Jon reviews hockey, a sports anchor/reporter reel, soccer and basketball.

Here’s what you’ll learn:

  • Why you need to structure your post game show
  • How to add clarity when you give the time and score
  • What to do if you feel like you need to speak faster in basketball PBP
  • An illustration of PBP character development
  • Aiming for the bigs? Discover why you need to add pitch type and location to your PBP
  • A great example of voice control in hockey PBP
  • The facial expression you must use as a sports TV anchor/reporter

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Member Makeover 24: Jim Noble

As a veteran broadcaster you have years of valuable experience, but what if it’s not the right experience for the job you want?

In this Member Makeover, Jon reviews the demo, resume, and job market strategy of Jim Noble, Radio & TV Broadcaster in Charlotte, NC.

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Interview: Joe Hunk, Sports Radio 740

This month’s interview features Joe Hunk, Program Director/Host at Sports Radio 740 in Montgomery, AL. We cover a lot of ground as Hunk shares his radio philosophy and why it doesn’t include hot takes, the checklist he made for a potential spouse, and the two things a Program Director wants.

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Member Makeover 23: John Ramey

Do ever wonder why employers with major college PBP jobs don’t seem to take your job applications seriously, despite your level of experience? Some simple changes in strategy will go a long way toward making your value and experience shine.

In this Member Makeover, Jon reviews the demo, resume, and job market strategy of John Ramey, Play-by-Play Broadcaster at UCLA/UC Riverside in Los Angeles, CA.

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Group Critique 9: Fall 2016

Fall and football are synonymous in this quarter’s group critique. This all play-by-play critique session features football and a few pinches of basketball to add spice.

Here’s what you’ll learn:

  • When to include the play clock during football PBP
  • A Kevin Harlan-esque example of PBP description
  • The PBP components that are like chocolate and peanut butter
  • A good example of shifting energy from third to fourth gear
  • The element you should never include on a PBP demo

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Member Makeover 22: Sean Gibson

Moving from high school to Division I play-by-play seems like a huge hurdle when you’re unsure of the intermediate steps you need make to reach your goal. If that’s you, the good news is that you don’t need to wait for the right opportunity to start making progress.

In this Member Makeover, Jon reviews the demo, resume, and job market strategy of Sean Gibson, Play-by-Play Broadcaster at WFSC/WNCC in Franklin, NC.

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