1964: Baseball’s best broadcasting year, top to bottom; 25 eventual HOF Ford Frick winners were on the air

For baseball broadcasting,  you might say that it was a glorious year, one not surpassed […]


Tom Hedrick: Ex-sports voice and broadcast professor lists his best-ever students and his top 12 tips

Happily, Tom Hedrick is still with us, as is the iconic essayist Jack Whitaker. They’re […]


On radio’s 98th birthday, John Sterling, 81 this Thursday, says his Yankee radio streak is over

  Happy Birthday! Radio was unofficially born 98 years ago today, July 2, 1921! Employing […]


Ex-CBS Radio CEO Joel Hollander recalls the birth and growth of the USA’s first all-sports station, WFAN

THIS MONDAY, WFAN CELEBRATES ITS 32ND ANNIVERSARY; BORN JULY 1, 1987   By the 1980s, […]


ESPN releases full Wimbledon schedule; July 1-14, 500 matches across multi-platforms and app

  ESPN begins its enormous undertaking, presenting two weeks chock-full  of Wimbledon, tennis’ oldest tournament. […]


ESPN gives Wimbledon the royal treatment; It takes a veritable army to present tennis’ oldest tournament

  So you sit back in early summer to watch tennis from Wimbledon. For those […]


2018-19 NBA recap: Announcers, annoyances, observations, refs, takes, the anthem and PA voices

  Time to bellow some end-season, top of mind thoughts: 2018-19 – Three of the […]


Ray Scott: Born 100 years ago, Voiced 4 Super Bowls; Minimalist helped shape TV announcers’ roles

Ray Scott’s name was as prominent with NFL fans in the 60s and early 70s […]


Ken ‘Hawk’ Harrelson: “Don Drysdale was my favorite broadcast partner even though we argued a lot!”

In the second half of our conversation with Ken Harrelson, we covered lots of ground, […]


Watch Marty Glickman, Original Voice of the NBA, call the 1964 Final on TV, Russell vs. Chamberlain

By 1940, baseball’s Red Barber, football’s Ted Husing and boxing’s Sam Taub put their pioneering […]


Ken Harrelson, a 42 year baseball voice who retired last season, was colorful in the booth and on the field

Spend an hour on the phone with Ken Harrelson and you’ll know why his nine […]


Despite star-studded lineup, TNT’s NBA pre and post game ratings don’t necessarily dominate ESPN’s

  Sports Media Watch does an excellent job keeping tabs on audience deliveries and posting […]