Summary: How many times have you listened to play-by-play on television and thought, "I could do that job"? With this book, perhaps you can. At the least, you'll learn what it takes to be a play-by-play announcer. Your teacher? A consummate professional. For more than 25 years, Gary Bender has described the action on the playing field of 29 different sports, 27 at network level.
Bender details the ins and outs of play-by-play. Here's an inside look at the ...show more preparation required before entering the broadcast booth, the interaction of the production crew during a broadcast, and the play-by-play announcer's role in a sportscast
A former lead announcer with CBS and ABC, covering such diverse sporting events as The Final Four, The Masters, and shark tagging, Gary Bender now covers the NFL and NBA for Turner Broadcasting. Michael L. Johnson, author of The Juco Classic: 40 Years of the National Junior College Athletic Association Tournament, is a color analyst for KWBW/KHUT in Hutchinson, Kansas.
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