High School Sports: Conquering the Final Frontier of Sports Broadcasting

Count the DVR amongst the most impactful technologies of the last decade plus. Maybe it’s not as sexy as the smartphone or cloud computing, but it has changed the viewing patterns of over 50 million people. I’d say that’s impact. Those viewers, armed with the power of record and fast-forward, more often than not skip […]

How to Join the Fastest Growing Segment of the Sports Industry

It’s fair to say, nine years after the fact, that USA Track and Field was a trend-setter. Way back in 2004 USATF was the very first business or organization to post a job related to social media on Work in Sports. OK, technically it was a ‘Website and Social Media Intern’, but these forward thinkers […]

Want to Work in Digital Sports Production? Here’s the way

It doesn’t matter if you work in sales, coaching, merchandising or some other sports discipline, the root of the sports industry is always the event. But the way we watch and engage with the event is modifying, the audience experience is no longer limited to a certain time or even a certain location. No longer […]

What it’s Like Working UFC Events: Steve Becker, Coordinating Producer of UFC coverage on Fuel TV

The UFC may feature the toughest athletes in sports, but they are about to put on their big boy pants later this summer. After years of slowly climbing their way into the consciousness of sports fans across the globe, raising up from direct-to-DVD (or even VHS) events, to now having primetime matches on Fox, the […]

Does Bob Costas Hate the Mets Celebration…or his Producer?

The refrain being bandied about the sports blogosphere after Bob Costas’ less than enthusiastic highlight read of the Mets walk-off victory Sunday, is that Costas is anti-celebration and possibly enjoys sitting on his front porch yelling at kids to stay off his lawn. People are saying that he’s lost relevance, can’t relate to today’s audience […]

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