New Dodgers Announcer with Jay and Dan

The future voice of the LA Dodgers, and the man to replace the irreplaceable Vin Scully is Joe Davis. Announced late 2015, Davis will begin his career with the Dodgers calling select road games for the club as Scully transitions out of a position he’s held for the bulk of his life. He leaves behind…

Phil Giubileo’s Blog Offers Great Advice

Thanks to a recent post in the STAA Forums on hockey broadcasting, I got reminded of a fantastic resource from a very very good broadcaster. Phil Giubileo is the play-by-play announcer for the Bridgeport Sound Tigers, the AHL affiliate of the New York Islanders. His website, http://www.playbyplay.biz serves both as a portfolio of his work,…

TSN’s Nabil Karim Reflects on Rise to Top

He’s one of broadcasting’s “good guys”. TSN reporter and Sportscentre anchor Nabil Karim has had a rapid but very well deserved rise to national television, and now he’s looking back on a wild start to a successful career with Canada’s sports leader. I had the opportunity to work with Nabil for a year or so…

Three Favourite Sportscasting Books

I’m not a big reader. Outside of keeping up with league and team news via websites and blogs, I don’t find much joy in it. When I do read, it’s always non-fiction and it’s usually a biography. Over the years I’ve been able to collect a fair number of sports broadcasting books, a few of…

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…