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 […]

A Path to Professional Sports Jobs

There is never a straight line to success in the sports industry, there are steps forward, sideways and even, at times, backwards. But through it all, when you have an established goal that you can cling to, a desire that isn’t easily pushed around, you can find your way through thick and thin. Traci Campbell […]

What It’s Really Like Working as a Sports Camera Operator

For as much as we debate the importance of developing tangible skills in order to gain entry into the sports industry, there are other just as valuable traits, namely, versatility and a willingness to do whatever is needed. Opportunities don’t always follow the path you envision, sometimes they come out of nowhere and you have […]

Sports Jobs in Focus: Tips for Being a Sports Reporter

Our sports jobs in focus column takes a deep dive into a specific role in the sports industry, this week we share some tips on being a top notch sports reporter. Enjoy! Sports Jobs in Focus: Sports Reporter Video Transcript for “Sports Jobs in Focus: Tips for Being a Sports Reporter” Brian Clapp, WorkinSports.com Director […]

Video: Has the Growth of Sports Broadcasting Jobs Negatively Impacted Sports Journalism?

In the last few years the growth of sports broadcasting jobs is undeniable, new networks launching and online powerhouses creating new types of content has led to a real uptick in job availability. But according to WorkinSports.com Director of Content Brian Clapp, there is a downside to all this new growth. Listen to this short […]

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 […]

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