Mel Proctor is the former TV voice of the Orioles, Padres, Nationals and Washington Bullets, among other teams. He is also the author of I Love the Work But I Hate the Business. In this interview Mel shares how he balanced family and a career on the road, why a sense of humor is crucial to a sportscasting career, how to handle executives who don’t know broadcasting, and more.
ESPN TV Play-by-play broadcaster Roy Philpott shares how he leveraged his website as a door into broadcasting, tips for constructing a TV demo, and more.
Root Sports Pittsburgh Reporter Robby Incmikoski (he covers the Pirates) shares tips on interviewing techniques, what to look for when critiquing your sideline reporter reel, and why he made the switch from radio to television.
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.
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.
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)