ESPN Play-by-play announcer Adam Amin discusses his rapid rise to national broadcasts, how he preps for football broadcasts, how to ensure your broadcasts are continually improving, and more.
San Diego Padres Play-by-Play Broadcaster Andy Masur discusses the challenges he faced several years ago of joining an established broadcast team. He also shares advice on weaving stories into your baseball play-by-play and offers tips to up and coming sportscasters.
(Note: Andy is no longer with the Padres. Watch our follow up interview with Andy on what to do after you lose a sportscasting job you love.)
Boise State play-by-play voice Bob Behler shares tips on what to look for in a mentor, working with partners who are new to broadcasting, and more.
From Boston College to Providence College to ESPN Radio and now to NBC Sports Radio, John Rooke has made a great as a freelance sportscaster. In this exclusive interview, Rooke offers insight on the advantages and disadvantages to life as a freelancer, plus practical advice for those who want to build a successful freelance career.
One of the fast-risers in the TV sportscasting industry is ESPN play-by-play voice Joe Davis, a 2010 graduate of Beloit College in Wisconsin. In this STAA interview, Joe shares how he achieved his rapid rise to ESPN, tips on working with and without a color commentator, and advice for young broadcasters on how to network for a successful career. (Note: Joe Davis is now with CBS)
Pittsburgh Pirates radio and TV broadcaster Tim Neverett discusses the best path to the Big Leagues, career longevity in the majors, how to fill time during minor league baseball broadcasts, staying organized, and more.
Virginia Cavaliers play-by-play broadcaster Dave Koehn discusses his path to the University of Virginia, the importance of mentors, how to build a good working relationship with coaches, and more.
Wes Durham, play-by-play voice for the Atlanta Falcons and Georgia Tech University, on networking for sportscasters at every level, the most important thing you can do during a play-by-play broadcast, and how to develop a good working relationships with coaches.
Tom Boman, Vice President of Broadcast Operations for Learfield Sports, shares the qualities that Learfield looks for when hiring broadcasters, the key quality that leads to great play-by-play, and more.
Many broadcasters have outstanding play-by-play skills, but only a select few ever make it to the top.
In this feature interview longtime NBA voice Chuck Swirsky, currently with the Chicago Bulls, details the intangibles that set apart the best from the rest.