Whether they’re listening to their favorite radio sports broadcaster talk about the latest game or watching their team play live on television, avid fans count on the expertise of sports broadcasters to keep them connected to the action. These professionals provide commentary, analysis and background information about players, teams and upcoming events in a fun, entertaining manner. They are the people that fans turn to for a personal connection with their favorite sport and, if they’re good at what they do, can make them feel like they’re right in the arena with the players themselves.Source: royaltv01.com
The Influence of Sponsors on Sports Broadcasting
There’s never been a better time to be a sports broadcaster. However, breaking into the field requires more than just a great paper resume. Aspiring broadcasters spend years toiling away behind the scenes before they’re ever in front of a camera, and even then it can be a long road to the top.
While many universities have offered degrees in journalism for more than a century, programs that offer specialized concentrations in sports media have been few and far between until recently. Sacred Heart University’s graduate program in sports broadcasting provides students access to world-class equipment and facilities, including the Frank & Marisa Martire Center for Communication & Journalism and a state-of-the-art media production studio on campus. Its proximity to major sports media companies (including ESPN, NBC Sports, MLB/NHL Networks, and WWE) offers unparalleled networking, recruiting, and internship possibilities for graduate students in the program.