Veteran Major League Baseball TV broadcaster Bob Carpenter of the Washington Nationals discusses the best road to an NFL, NBA, MLB or NHL broadcast booth and how you can maximize your longevity in the ultra-competitive sports broadcasting industry.
ESPN play-by-play announcer, Joe Davis, outlines what his preparation schedule looks like in the week leading up to a football broadcast. This is the second in a two-part series on preparing for football play-by-play, view part one here.
ESPN play-by-play announcer, Joe Davis, demonstrates his football PBP spotting chart, game notes, and explains how he keeps track of story lines for each college game he broadcasts.
Pittsburgh Pirates radio and TV play-by-play broadcaster, Tim Neverett, discusses which is the better route to a major league job: through the minors or a network studio job.
In this episode of SCP, Clippers broadcaster Brian Sieman evaluates getting to The League via the NBA D-League, WNBA, colleges and studio host roles. He also shares his thoughts on the play-by-play traits that distinguish NBA broadcasters.
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Atlanta Falcons voice, Wes Durham, explains why preparing for a broadcast is like taking an open book test.
University of Virginia voice, Dave Koehn, says the best way to handle coach-broadcaster relationships is to be yourself and get to know every coach as an individual.
Chicago Bulls announcer, Chuck Swirsky, explains why being able to call a quality high school basketball game is the key to NBA caliber play-by-play.
Learfield Sports Broadcast Manager, Tom Boman, explains how being organized benefits the play-by-play broadcaster.
Wes Durham, radio voice of the Atlanta Falcons, reminds sportscasters to be more descriptive and locate the action for the listeners – don’t fall into the trap of using television description on a radio broadcast!