Month: November 2012

Jobs In Sports Insight: The Coach

The Background… Coaches are among the few publicly visible jobs in sports. While athletes are center stage, coaches are on the sidelines instructing players and making decisions that impact the game’s outcome. All team sports and many individual sports have a coach or an entire coaching staff to bring organization […]

The New Age of Jobs in Sports Media

Once upon a time, there was a sportswriter. His job was to go to the games and describe the action in vivid detail because the vast majority of fans couldn’t be there in attendance. His description was the only way those fans could experience what went on that day with […]

Jobs In Sports Insight: Sports Commentator

The Background… Sports commentators describe on-the-field action and provide analysis throughout a live sporting event, over a television or radio broadcast. More commonly called sportscasters or announcers; their goal is to enhance the viewing experience with voice over commentary as the game unfolds. Though the early 1900s typically saw one […]