It can be the toughest part of a broadcasters job, memorizing every fact and tidbit possible about every player so that it’s available at a moments notice. It’s a near-impossible task, but it can be made easier with some simple techniques.
Jon Chelesnik runs STAA (Sports Talent Agency of America). The former ESPN talk-radio host and play-by-play announcer has posted some helpful tricks to make preparation a little bit easier.
A photographic memory is a fabulous benefit for a play-by-play broadcaster. Unfortunately, most of us aren’t Dustin Hoffman in Rain Man.
For those of us who can’t remember what we ate for breakfast this morning, here are seven techniques you can try for memorizing your play-by-play rosters.
Click here for the seven tips.