Group Critique 13: August 2017

This month our Group Critique includes radio and TV demos. Under radio we have plenty of baseball PBP, football PBP, and an interview. On the TV side Jon reviews basketball and baseball play-by-play.

Here’s what you’ll learn:

  • The question you must answer to turn your broadcast into a story
  • One thing to track in football PBP
  • How often to reset an interview guest
  • How long to your questions should be during an interview
  • A good example of providing captions in TV PBP

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Personal Website Guidelines

You don’t need to be a professional web designer to have an effective personal website.

Studies have found that it takes users less than two-tenths of a second to form a first impression when viewing your website. Make sure the website you’ve designed for your sportscasting career pursuits is making a positive impression on employers.

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Group Critique 11: April 2017

Beginning with this month, we’ll be alternating Member Makeovers and Group Critiques!

This month our Group Critique includes reviews of football, basketball, sports talk show hosting and interviewing.

Here’s what you’ll learn:

  • How to add texture to your play-by-play delivery
  • Why you need to make your sports talk topics relatable and how to do it
  • A common mistake to avoid when interviewing someone

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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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