Member Makeover 15: Justin Adams

When you have experience in more than one genre of sportscasting it can be difficult to brand yourself in the job market. Fortunately, this kind of identity crisis can be solved with honest evaluation.

In this Member Makeover, Jon reviews the demo, resume, and job market strategy of Justin Adams, a play-by-play announcer at Coaches Aid in Denver, CO.

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Member Makeover 14: John Morgo

It only takes a few small but critical mistakes to give an employer the impression that you less experienced than you really are. When you are seeking full-time employment, selling your experience to an employer is of utmost importance.

In this Member Makeover, Jon reviews the demo, resume, and job market strategy of John Morgo, freelance sportscaster in Dunwoody, GA.

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Member Makeover 13: Patrick Kamler

Are you following up your job applications? Following up an application is a crucial point that too many job seekers dismiss. If you are not following up, you are missing out.

In this Member Makeover, Jon reviews the demo, resume, and job market strategy of Patrick Kamler, a sportscaster at WTLW-TV in Lima, OH.

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Member Makeover 12: Joe Lancello

As a veteran broadcaster, you may feel as though you are being passed over for opportunities because of your age. It is true that veterans face a unique set of challenges in the sportscasting job market. Fortunately, there are ways to use your experience as an advantage.

In this Member Makeover, Jon reviews the demo, resume, and job market strategy of Joe Lancello, a sportscaster at KZRG-AM/FM in Joplin, MO.

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Member Makeover 11: Brandon Biskobing

When your biggest job market challenge is not hearing back from employers, it is likely that a few key mistakes are making it difficult for employers. Make it easy for employers to hire you.

In this Member Makeover, Jon reviews the demo, resume, and job market strategy of Brandon Biskobing in North Myrtle Beach, SC.

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Member Makeover 10: Roy Hatfield

As your sportscasting career progresses the set of challenges you face in the job market will often evolve. You may have a family to factor into career decisions, or you may begin to feel that your experience is working against you.

In this Member Makeover, Jon reviews the demo, resume, and job market strategy of veteran broadcaster Roy Hatfield, Program and Sports Director at WBZI/WKFI/WEDI AM in Xenia, OH.

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Member Makeover 9: Logan Anderson

The early days of your sportscasting career will almost certainly be spent in a small town, away from a major market. You might be tempted to believe a remote location puts you at a disadvantage for advancing your career. However, implementing the right relationship building and job market techniques will help you keep your career moving forward.

In this Member Makeover, Jon reviews the demo, resume, and job market strategy of Logan Anderson, the College Sports Director for Dakota Broadcasting in Aberdeen, SD.

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Member Makeover 8: Bobby Krivitsky

To advance your sportscasting career, you have to learn to navigate the job market. Smart job market habits may look like weird science at first, but practicing the right techniques is critical to building a career.

In this Member Makeover, Jon reviews the demo, resume, and job market strategy of Bobby Krivitsky of Boston, MA, working as a writer for CLNS Radio.

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Member Makeover 7: Sam Hasuer

When you are young and not seeing results in the job market, it might be tempting to chalk it up to your age. However, it is far more likely the real problem is in how you are presenting yourself to employers. Poor presentation might be inadvertently highlighting your inexperience, or — even worse — it might be causing employers to trash your application before they even get to your resume or demo.

In this Member Makeover, Jon reviews the demo, resume, and job market strategy of Sam Hasuer, a producer at WAXY Radio in Hollywood, FL.

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Member Makeover 6: Joey Jenkins

Is one of your biggest career challenges not hearing back from potential employers? Take comfort in the fact that you are far from alone — not hearing back from employers is one of the biggest challenges that sportscasters face.

With employers often receiving hundreds of applications for a single opening, a detail as small as incorrect capitalization in your cover letter might be automatically landing you in the reject pile. Small things matter in a big way when it comes to the job market.

In this Member Makeover, Jon reviews the demo, resume, and job market strategy of Joey Jenkins, a Sports Talk Show Host at KPRL AM 1400 ESPN Radio in Moscow, ID.

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