Be passionate and prepared

Thorough preparation, plus a passion and gratitude for the opportunity to broadcast are two of Dave Koehn’s keys to great play-by-play. Koehn is the voice of the University of Virginia.

How sports talk has changed with social media

Social media now allows the sports talk host more control over listener interaction versus the listener phone call method. 101 ESPN St. Louis host Zach McCrite discusses how social media has changed and improved his job as a sports talk radio host.

Paint the picture, be concise

When Tom Boman is hiring a new broadcaster for Learfield Sports, he looks for young sportscasters who can paint a picture of the field in a concise manner.

Becoming a major league baseball PBP announcer

Washington Nationals Play-by-play broadcaster Bob Carpenter shares his best tips on great baseball PBP, whether you should take the minor leagues or major market route to MLB, and how he created a line of custom baseball scorebooks.

SCP 01: How to apply for a College Job

darren-goldwater-180x180Darren Goldwater led the hiring process for the College of Charleston play-by-play position.

In this episode, Darren shares the kinds of things employers are looking for when hiring college play-byplay broadcasters and what you can do to grab their attention.

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