Aaron Goldsmith, Seattle Mariners play-by-play voice, discusses the best way to stand out as a broadcaster in the minors, a surprising place to pick up broadcast info about your own team, and more.
Mark Wilson, Program Director at NBC Sports Radio Detroit and 6-time Michigan Sportscaster of the Year, shares the 5 E’s of sportscasting (education, enthusiasm, experience, ego, energy), how and why the on-air staff and sales staff working closely together is essential, and more.
Minnesota Timberwolves Voice Alan Horton shares insight on potential career paths to the NBA, the items he always makes sure he has in the broadcast booth, and more.
Matt Perrault, GM & Afternoon Drive Host on ESPN New Hampshire, shares why his biggest recommendation to college broadcasters is to find sales experience, how to hone in on your audience, and what to look for in a mentor. (Note: Matt is now at Yahoo! Sports Radio Network)
Steve Cotton, Play-by-Play Broadcaster at Marshall University, shares the method behind Marshall’s unique pregame format, how he works with a football spotter, and how he first learned about baseball from Ernie Harwell.
ESPN Radio New York host Dave Rothenberg shares his keys to sports talk hosting, and how PPM has quickened the pace of sports radio.
TV sportscaster Mary Jo Perino shares why it’s important to know your audience, when to cover national stories on a local sportscast, and an easy trap for young sportscasters to avoid.
Atlanta Hawks TV play-by-play voice Bob Rathbun tells the story of his first time on-air at age 12, why storytelling is still crucial for television, what he looks for during self critiques, and more.
Which social network sites are the most useful for sports broadcasters? Darren Goldwater, play-by-play broadcaster for ESPN3 shares his opinion, plus advice for those new to television play-by-play, and more.
The sterling track record of the Pawtucket Red Sox in hiring elite baseball play-by-play talent is well documented. In this exclusive interview, PawSox Vice President of Public Relations Bill Wanless explains the on-air and off-air qualities the PawSox look for when hiring a broadcaster.