Successful sports broadcasting careers begin with a road-map that leads directly to your destination. Do you have one?
Quick summary of what’s on this page:
- The four different sportscaster jobs.
- The two natural characteristics a radio sportscaster must have.
- Who is best qualified to teach you sports broadcasting?
- The six key contact types you need to break into the industry.
- Why contacts, plus your mentor’s recommendation, offer the best path to a job.
- How to find out more, with no cost or obligation.
Learning how to be a sportscaster – whether it’s as a sports talk show host, play-by-play announcer, update anchor, or sideline reporter requires far more than a passion for sports and a good voice.
You’ll need much more than luck and an intimate knowledge of the local teams and players in order to succeed.
You require a well thought out and proven plan for acquiring the two most important elements if you ever hope to achieve your dream of learning how to be a sports broadcaster. You’ll need:
- Broadcasting skills required to perform the duties of the job, and
- Contacts. What good does being a great broadcaster do for you if no one who has the ability to recommend or hire you knows who you are?
What is YOUR “well thought out and proven plan” for learning how to be a sportscaster?
Since you’ve likely never worked in the sports broadcasting industry before, you can be assured that breaking into this business is not easily navigated on your own. Many have tried, but most have failed, simply because they never learned how this industry actually operates.
It takes hard work, dedication, determination – and access.