Charley Steiner may be most well known as a cultural icon to fans of SportsCenter and the "This is SportsCenter" commercials, but his career is one of the more wide-ranging of those we've had on PxPCast. From radio to TV to PxP and literally from coast to coast and at the national level, Steiner has seen broadcasting from every perspective.
Cory Provus has worked alongside some of the most iconic names in baseball broadcasting, cracking the MLB at age 28 with Ron Santo and Pat Hughes and then teaming with Mr. Baseball himself in Milwaukee. Provus is now the voice of the Minnesota Twins on radio and takes a detailed approach to his game.
Jill Montgomery is my talent coach ... and a sideline reporter and analyst for ESPN. A former track athlete, Jill got into broadcasting in her 30's and climbed the ranks to Super Tuesday basketball. How she did it and how you can improve yourself on this week's pod!
Assuming there is a 2020 MLB season, Joe Castiglione will be in his 38th year with the Boston Red Sox. On this episode he talks about those he's worked with along the way, his admiration of Mel Allen, calling the World Series and more.
Scott Franzke went from MLB to the Midwest League. The Phillies radio voice was a member of the Texas Rangers crew early in his career, but he wasn't the one calling games. Scott wanted to call games, so he went to the minors and built his skills. Soon enough he was back in MLB and with the Rangers before finding his way to Philadelphia.
Dewayne Staats has been the TV voice of the Devil Rays, and now Rays, since their inception in 1998. Prior to his time in Florida Staats was with the Astros (along his mentor), the Yankees, Cubs and with ESPN. Staats discusses his climb, working with his analysts, what he's learned from the game of baseball and more.
This episode doesn't need much description. Marv Albert is one of the most recognizable voices in the history of play-by-play having been the voice of the Knicks for nearly 40 years and the NBA on NBC and on TNT.
In this episode Marv discusses the influence Marty Glickman had on his career, how he found his own voice, Yes!, memories of Michael Jordan, WAER and how the industry has changed over the course of his career.
Larry Kahn is the founder and lead NFL PxP voice for Sports USA Radio, a company that traces its earliest roots to Larry buying the rights to broadcast USC radio. That has blossomed into one of the nation's leading NFL radio networks.
Back on the producer train today with an awesome friend of the pod, Alex Bertsche. Alex is a Sr. Coordinating Producer for Big Ten Network, rising through the network after spending the first part of his career at CBS Sports.
Emma Tiedemann was supposed to be starting her new job as the AA voice of the Boston Red Sox this spring. Hired as the lead broadcaster for the Portland Sea Dogs, Tiedemann makes the jump after calling games for the Sally League's Lexington Legends. The granddaughter of the legendary Bill Mercer, Emma talks about his influence on her, her own experiences as a broadcaster and the new wave of female voices coming up through MiLB.