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.
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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.Watch Now
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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)
KGTV 10 San Diego Sports Director Ben Higgins shares some tricks of the trade, explains why it is important to interact with the athletes he covers, and tells us how he transitioned from radio to TV sportscasting.