Sports broadcasting is a thriving industry that has existed since the advent of the radio. It continues to thrive in the online space and will continue to do so, so long as people enjoy sports.

If you want to get into the business of sports broadcasting, here are a few resources you can check out.

The Smart Way to Get a Broadcasting Job: A Complete Guide to Cold Contacting Employers

Written by Jon Chelenski, this book is a step-by-step guide on how to get the attention of potential employers through cold contacting. Before Jon became an author, he was first a sportscaster and had extensive experience with how it is being in the business of sports news.

In his book, he details his experiences of how it is to be in broadcasting and what he did to get the jobs he desired.

Baseball Thesaurus

This next book is most recommended for baseball broadcasters. For broadcasters, it takes years to fully grasp the jargons that are common in baseball. You can further your career in the world of baseball broadcasting through experience or learning.

Baseball Thesaurus is a book written by Jesse Goldberg-Strassler. It's intended for the fans of the sports as well as the people doing it for a living. He lists down words and phrases related to the sports dating back to when baseball first became what it is today.

I Love the Work But I Hate the Business

A fun and informative romp through the ups and downs of sports broadcasting, I Love the Work But I Hate the Business is a great way to get a glimpse of what it's like being a professional sports broadcaster.

It uses anecdotes of prominent broadcasters in NBA, NFL, MLB, and any more. Mel Proctor's narration is both funny and inspiring as he describes his many run-ins with many of the industry's management.

This book isn't just something you will enjoy but will be a great resource as you climb your way up the career ladder of any sports, whether it's basketball or 파워볼분석 (Powerball Analysis).


If online learning is more your speed, then STAA TV is your best bet when it comes to stepping up your broadcasting game. It is filled with information about the ins and outs of sports anchoring.

Whether it is TV sports reporting or sports talk show hosting, this website is a treasure trove of information for the would-be sports broadcasting.

Audio Sports Online

This is another great resource especially for broadcasters dealing with high school and collegiate teams. They offer a play-by-play account on live games through the internet. It's a good way for those just starting in the business to get a handle on how it is to report sports news.

This resource isn't free however but their subscription is quite affordable. The audio quality is also clear with many customers giving them an outstanding rating.


Last on this list is another online play-by-play sports show, UStream. They provide audio and video streaming with commentary included.

Because of their broad reach online, they have a huge following across many sports. The service is free but it comes with ads that pop up every now and then.


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