Quit the Politics and Let Sports Be Sports

We live in a very “look at me”, “listen to me”, instant gratification, politically polarized society. Everybody wants their opinions heard and validated. This is magnified by Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, texting, etc. Sadly, all the noise and politics has seeped in to sports. I don’t know about you, but when I turn on ESPN, ESPN2…

Having a Catch Phrase vs Quality Broadcasting

Working in radio full time is a dream come true for me and I am incredibly blessed.   Over the years I have had the privilege of broadcasting many hundreds of high school football, basketball, baseball, and softball games in Colorado, Oregon, Idaho and Texas.  I’ve also been fortunate to broadcast professional basketball on radio and…

How to Sell Yourself Without Being Pushy

There’s an old saying in sportscasting…it’s not what you know, it’s who you know. Networking and self promotion can be crucial in landing higher level jobs and those opportunities are often presented without public postings if there is a candidate in waiting that’s known to someone in a hiring position. Think about it…why sift through…