These techniques are applicable in major, mid-sized and small markets. If you do these things well, it will give you a tremendous advantage over broadcasters who might have more experience.
When it comes to ratings, many hosts mistakenly consider only how many people are listening. You also need to be thinking about how long those folks are listening and how many times you are enticing them do tune in each day and each week. It’s called TSL – Time Spent Listening – and it is a critical yet largely neglected ratings component.
Some great news for you: TSL is easy to increase. The key to building TSL is…
Giving your listeners something they can’t hear anywhere else is the key to your success. Read on for ideas on how to do that.
Knowing everything about sports by itself isn’t going to get you paid. Being entertaining will. Sharing tips with you about how to do that is what today’s event is about.
An all-radio edition featuring critiques of baseball play-by-play and sports talk show hosting.
Here’s what you’ll learn:
- A great habit to develop to be sure you don’t go too long without time and score.
- Something a solo host can use to bring outside opinions to their show.
- The one thing you must do within the first 30 seconds of a sports talk segment.
- An easy technique for giving your sports talk audience something they can’t get anywhere else.
The final Group Critique for the summer of 2018 features radio and TV baseball play-by-play, with a solitary football radio clip to get you ready for the upcoming season.
What you’ll learn:
- Ideas for baseball description beyond game mechanics
- Why top level employers might think you didn’t prep enough for a football broadcast
- An example of consistently weaving storylines into baseball PBP
- Suggestions for coaching up your TV analyst
- Are you falling into the single-camera webcast trap?
Your STAA Talent Page is the online home of your demo and resume. Think of it as a one-stop shop that makes it simple and easy for employers to get the info they need about you.
These tips will help you utilize your Talent Page to its fullest potential.
If you want to advance your football play-by-play career from high schools to college, from small college to major college, or from major college to the NFL, this live chat will provide you the game plan for how to do it. You’ll also hear samples demonstrating how to best execute a variety of techniques.
To lend insider advice, we turned to an experienced hockey broadcaster for Q&A. Mark Binetti is the Voice and Director of Media Relations for the Rapid City Rush of the ECHL.
This month’s all-radio edition features critiques of baseball, softball, and basketball play-by-play.
Here’s what you’ll learn:
- Tips for figuring out pitch types
- How softball PBP is harder than baseball (and how to make description work anyway)
- An analysis of ideal points to let it breathe after a home run
- Why you need to vary your tempo during PBP