Member Makeover 2: Matthew Schwartz

Landing your first job is one hurdle that every sportscaster must face during their career–it can also be the most frustrating.

In this Member Makeover, Jon reviews the strategy and application package of Matthew Schwartz, a recent journalism graduate of the University of Memphis.

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Get Your Emails Read

Fewer things are more frustrating than not receiving replies to your emails to employers. These suggestions and techniques will maximize the likelihood that your emails will be read and replied to.

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Live Chat [Replay]: 5 Job Market Variables You Must Control

Employers’ hiring decisions are influenced by countless factors that are beyond your control. However, there are five variables in the job market that ARE within your control. Assuming you have the experience and ability to handle the jobs for which you are applying, if you are not hearing back from employers, you are probably dropping the ball in at least one of these five areas. In Friday’s chat, we’ll examine them one at a time.

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Live Chat [Replay]: Tips on applying for MLB, NFL, NBA & NHL PBP jobs

We’ll share with you more than one dozen tips from directors of broadcasting with Major League Baseball and NFL teams that have made hires in recent seasons. Learn what they have told STAA about what impressed them and what turned them off about how sportscasters approached the application process for these elite jobs.

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