The Harsh Advice You Need to Hear About Working in Sports

The goal of our WorkinSports blog is to help our audience any way we can – sometimes that requires us to give you a bit of a wake-up call. This video is one of those times. WIS Most jobs are not for sports fans.MTS Video Transcript: “The Harsh Advice You Need to Hear About Working […]

Want to be an NBA General Manager? Here are 10 Potential Career Paths

While in college and working at the campus television station my future started to become clear. I had finally figured out my path, I was destined to work in front of the camera at a sports network. Not exactly a bombshell discovery, many have had the same vision, but for me it was groundbreaking since […]

From Small School to Dream Job: How One Student Fought the Odds

Students that are lucky enough to attend the Missouri School of Journalism are able to gain real world experience working at an actual NBC affiliate, KOMU. Attend Syracuse and you can walk the halls once roamed by Mike Tirico, Dick Stockton and Jeanne Moos. At USC you’ll be taught the ropes by recognizable industry names like Alan Abrahamson […]

What the New NBA TV Deal Means for Sports Jobs

While we all struggle to digest the enormity of the new NBA broadcast rights deal, extending the current contract between the league and both ESPN and Turner Sports for the mind-altering price of $2.66 billion per year (up 186% from the current $940 million a year deal), there is another highly relevant topic worth discussing […]

Are You A Match For The ESPN DMA Program?

If you were told your dream opportunity had only four spots available and around a thousand applicants, how would you react? Are you the type that sees that scenario as a challenge worth embarking on, confident your skills can match up with anyone, or does this intimidate you to your core, pushing you deeper into […]

The Career Path For Play-by-Play Announcers

Being a sports fan usually means you aren’t afraid to form strong opinions. You love the coach, you hate the first baseman, you think the left guard has potential and that guy three rows down from you is the most annoying human ever. That’s the life of a fan, being decisive about everything going on […]

Sports Industry Top Ten of the Week – July 26th

The biggest news of the week has to be Bill Belichick’s first public comments regarding the heinous Aaron Hernandez arrest for murder. The debate was in full force leading up to the presser, would he, as he normally does, give the media the big middle finger by trotting out his standard ‘I’m only going to […]

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