ODT15 Recap

Another incredible One Day Ticket to Sportscasting Success seminar is in the record books.


Our fourth annual event was rousing day, packed with info advice, and motivation. From the opening session with Pete Weber (Nashville Predators) to the closing talk from Bob Carpenter (Washington Nationals), the room was buzzing.

Below you’ll find notes from each session. No matter where you are in your sports broadcasting career, I guarantee you will find some useful nuggets.

pete-weberPete Weber, Nashville Predators
How to Prep, How to Gain Experience in Both Radio & TV
Session notes

jimmy-rayburn-smJimmy Rayburn, Chief Operating Officer, Raycom Sports
The Television Side of Sportscasting
Session Notes

Photo by John Thayer
Photo by John Thayer
A Conversation About Spotting Charts
Featuring Alan York (Liberty University), Steve Cotton (Marshall University), David Jackson (Appalachian State).
Session Notes

lesley-visserLesley Visser, Network Sportscaster
Session Notes

Photo by John Thayer
Photo by John Thayer
Mastermind Group
Addressing the Challenges of Your Sportscasting Career
Featuring Josh Graham (recent college graduate), Brendan Gulick (U of Cincinnati), Aaron Morse (Florence Freedom), Jay Sanderson (Montana State), Ken White (WCCB-TV).
Session notes

gail-sidemanGail Sideman, PUBLISIDE Personal Publicity
How to Market and Brand Yourself in an Increasingly Competitive Climate
Session notes

odt15-critiquePlay-by-Play Critique Session
Featuring Eli Gold (Alabama), Mark Boyle (Indiana Pacers), Joe D’Ambrosio (UConn, ESPN Radio), Dave Snell (Bradley)
Session Notes

bob-carpenterBob Carpenter, Washington Nationals
How to Prep and Self-Evaluate
Session notes

In addition, here is a write up of the entire NSSA weekend (including ODT) by John Thayer.

Believe it or not, we’re already looking ahead to ODT16. To that end, you can plug June 25-27, 2016 into your calendars now for NSSA weekend. ODT16 will take place on June 27, 2016.

Team STAA will see you in Salisbury!

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