Launching a Career in Sports: Advice from the Sloan Sports Analytics Conference

This article is a guest post from Rich Campbell, Sports Marketing Professor at Sonoma State University who recently attended the Sloan Sports Analytics Conference. At the recent MIT Sloan Sports Analytics Conference, the first panel on Saturday morning was entitled “Getting in the Game: Launching a Career in Sports”.  Since this site caters to just […]

A Day in the Life Working in Sports Radio

As the executive producer (EP) of the Tim Brando Show on SiriusXM radio, Dave Druda has a laundry list of daily responsibilities that ranges from scheduling guests to formatting and guiding the show production. An executive producer plays a vital role in uniting the forces on staff; technically savvy enough to interact and understand the […]

From Small College to the Super Bowl

For all the big names and huge personalities that grab the headlines leading up to the Super Bowl, oftentimes important storylines revolve around lesser-known agents of the game who hold unheralded but impactful roles. 27-year old Canisius College graduate Stephen Sansonese is one such person. As the field and site grounds manager at MetLife Stadium, […]

Why (And How) You Should Pursue a Career in Sports Radio

Ask a broadcast radio veteran how the industry plans to combat the rise of Pandora, Spotify and other portable music listening options and they’ll tell you all about their on-air personalities and ability to be hyper-local. I’m not sure I buy that differentiator for most music channels, since their hosts are often relegated to 10 […]

How to Excel in Sports Video Editing

This is a guest article written by Zacary Spencer of TopTenReviews.com Video editing is both easy and tricky. This goes for any subject, since every video ever shot and edited has purpose. The editing process reflects this purpose as it should. The venue of Sports is a particularly fun one in which to create videos. Passion and […]

Video: The Biggest Mistake Made by Aspiring Sports Broadcasters

Former sports network News Director and current WorkinSports.com Director of Content, Brian Clapp discusses the biggest mistake made by aspiring sports broadcasters in this short video. He’s seen hundreds of demo reels and he’s also seen the same mistake being made over and over and over again. If you want to break the mold and […]

Play-by-Play Announcer John Strong Explains Preparing for Game Day

This is part three of our interview series with play-by-play announcer John Strong from the MLS on NBC. Part one discussed the early stages of preparing for a sports broadcasting career, part two actual on the job advice and part three preparing for game day. Leave your thoughts and comments below – enjoy! Preparing for […]

Becoming a Sports Broadcaster: Advice from a Professional

Part two of our three part series with John Strong, lead voice of the MLS on NBC. In part one, we discussed the early groundwork necessary to become a sports broadcaster, in part two we delve into actual on the job advice. “Practice does not make perfect. Only perfect practice makes perfect.” – Vince Lombardi […]

Becoming a Sports Reporter: Laura Okmin’s Path to the NFL on Fox

News Directors from TV stations all across the country have one thing in common, they are all inundated with demo reels from anchors and reporters hoping to make a lasting impression and catch a break. “After graduating, I sent tape after tape after tape after tape. And then I sent another tape,” remembers Laura Okmin, […]

Vicki Michaelis: Shaping the Future of Sports Journalism

The media plays a key role in shaping perception, and while women are a rapidly growing fan base in sports, we still see a limited amount of women in power positions in the industry. “At this point, women still face higher hurdles,” says veteran sports journalist Vicki Michaelis. “On television, they are predominantly relegated to […]

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