Podcasting: Boom or Bust?

Podcasting is one that is both quite old, and relatively new. “Podcasts” have been around for over a decade, however it has never been easier or cheaper for anyone to start their own podcast…a right first reserved for major studios or big budgets. Farhad Manjoo with the New York Times has penned an article looking…

Calculating your Freelance Rate

Freelancing is becoming more and more popular in many industries including broadcasting where announcers can work for several different teams, covering a variety of different sports at any one time. While many of these situations will see the team dictate the remuneration paid to the announcer, the dreaded question of “what’s your freelance rate” is…

Emrick’s Game 5 Scoresheet

Known for his extensive vocabulary and his unique delivery of the game, lead NBC announcer Doc Emrick is often considered in a class of his own. And unlike many announcers, he has not adopted social media to the extent of having his own Twitter account (unfortunately @DocinRealLife isn’t him). This means that any glimpses into…