Say the Damn Score Profiles The Life

Those who know me know that talking about myself is one of my favourite subjects…and that any opportunity for a bit of publicity is well received. Those who know this site will know how much of a fan we are of Logan Anderson and Say the Damn Score. Logan beautifully encapsulates his sportscasting career in…

Five Truths (and One Lie) About Sportscasting

One year ago tomorrow, Sportscaster Life posted an article that would go pseudo-viral among the sportscasting fraternity…Five Myths (and one fact) About Sportscasting. The article touched on a number of common myths and misconceptions including how much money you really make as a sportscaster, the work that goes into preparing for a game and the…

Misunderstanding Sportscasters on Air

The average words per minute that humans talk at is somewhere between 145 and 160 words per minute. For sportscasters on air, it’s likely a bit faster, particularly for sports like basketball or hockey where the play is constant. Multiply those 150 (to choose a number in the middle) words per minute by an average…

Tackling Gender Bias in Sportscasting

Last week, we posted a story on Cassie Campbell and her climb up the sportscasting ranks in Canada. It is an excellent read and provides some real in-depth stories behind her daily routine, her prep and her nay-sayers. You see, Cassie is female. An incredibly talented sportscaster in her own right, a very good player…

How to Call a Pro Wrestling Broadcast

I love pro-wrestling. It’s a guilty pleasure that I truly enjoy for a multitude of reasons. First it’s entertaining. The production value, the presentation and the action are all fun to watch, and seeing these larger than life guys and girls pulling off moves in the ring that I can only dream about is something…