How to ask Questions That Will Always Inspire Thoughtful Answers

I ran an experiment the other day where I decided to count how many questions I asked during a single day. It didn’t matter to whom, or how important they were, I just wanted a rough estimate of how many questions we ask as normal operating people in society. My number: 38 The questions I […]

A Week in the Life of a Sideline Reporter for the NFL on Fox

For the NFL on Fox’s Laura Okmin, one of the true joys of being a journalist comes from the relationships with players and coaches that develop over years, not weeks. “A player I’ve covered for years gave me a great compliment recently saying he appreciates that of the ten times I reach out to him, […]

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 […]

Video: A Concept to Help Define Your Sports Career Path

Good ideas come from everywhere – even sometimes, as WorkinSports.com Director of Content Brian Clapp found out –  your first grade daughter. In this short video, Clapp explains a simple, yet advanced concept on how to create a path for various sports careers by thinking with the end in mind. Lets us know what you […]

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, […]

How to be a Sports Reporter That News Directors Want to Hire

Aspiring Sports Reporters and Sports Anchors take note, when you are first getting started in your career you may be very lonely. “I work with a photographer a few times a week, but the other days, I do everything myself. Even on road trips.” says Adam Mikulich, (@AdamMikulich) Sports Reporter for KUTV in Salt Lake City, “In […]

fb_ol_standout