Sportscasting: That's Where the Fun Is
Updated: Feb 19
Sports is fast becoming the format of choice for graduating media students. With the commodity value of music at an all time low, and news becoming polarizing and at time "fake", Sports broadcasting attracting aspiring millennial broadcasters.
Alex Rawnsley is the owner and creator of Sportscasterlife.com - a website designed to help Sportscasters get better at their craft. He has made available all the things he wished he had when he was developing as a sportscaster. After spending a few minutes on the site, having access to score sheets and quick tips on building storyboards was interesting. There are many other resources on the site.
Alex recently has been working as the News Director for various radio shows such as 1067 The Wolf, 1023 The Wave, 999 The Lounge, 88.5 The Beach, and Nanaimo News Now. He directs all these radio stations he has been working as the News Director for Jim Pattison Broadcast Group. He has been working at the company since 2019 and while still operating the sportscasterlife.com.
You can reach Alex through his Twitter.