How to Become a Sports Broadcaster

This interview is part one of our three part interview series with John Strong, voice of the MLS on Fox Sports. To hear Strong in action, listen to his call for Darlington Nagbe’s 2011 MLS goal of the year at the bottom of this page. The majority of people trying to complete their dream by […]

A Day in the Life: Producing Live Sports

There is nothing quite like curling up on the couch on a nice weekend afternoon and enjoying a little sports on the television. But just like Santa Claus has to work on Christmas, a whole crew of people are spending their weekend hard at work delivering the entertainment to you. Trust me, they aren’t complaining. […]

An Unofficial Masters Course for Working in Sports

Sports equal temptation. Watching the games we love makes the world seem simple; men and women compete, we watch and enjoy, they make money. It’s only logical that ‘We, The People’ would want in on the financial benefits of sports. Many are lured in to a pursuit of a sports career with a false preconception of […]

Does Volunteering at Sporting Events Help My Career?

This article is a guest post from Alison Myers – follow her on Twitter, no seriously, do it, especially if you are a Hockey fan. If you were in New York City or New Jersey during any part of Super Bowl week, you probably saw numerous people in bright yellow jackets with name badges around […]

BSU at the Games: Elite Athletes, Down to Earth Attitudes

22 student journalists from Ball State University have traveled to Sochi to act as sports reporters for the Winter Olympics, they are sharing their exclusive stories on the Work in Sports Blog, and giving us a taste of what it is like to cover one of the largest sports events in the world. Written by […]

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 […]

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