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…

The Power of Live Streaming

The internet has radically changed the sports broadcasting industry. Tie-lines, instant scores, social media and of course, live-streaming both video and audio. In Australia, where a sport like hockey is a fringe sport at best when compared to the mainstream culture, the technique of live-streaming games has exposed the sport to a new mix of…