Everett Fitzhugh was announced as the first African-American team broadcaster in the NHL when the Kraken tapped the voice of the Cincinnati Cyclones to join their crew. Fitzhugh talks how he wound up in hockey, interviewing Doc Emrick, finding his was to the NHL, why he listens to everybody throughout the season and more.
Jon Anik wasn't an MMA guy. He was into boxing ... and that opened the door for him to become ESPN's MMA guy ... and that opened the door to broadcasting play-by-play for Bellator ... which eventually led to a job with UFC in 2011. Anik is now the lead voice of the UFC and the guest on episode 191 of PxPCast.
The former voice at both Bucknell and UMass, Bob Behler has settled in for more than a decade now as the Voice of the Broncos at Boise State University. Bob takes us on his professional journey and how he approaches his work at Boise State today.
Steve Raible is one of the most recognizable media personalities in the pacific northwest. The former nightly news anchor on KIRO 7, Raible has been on the Seahawks team as a player, analyst or pxp voice since the team's inception. He's called three Super Bowls and interviewed three presidents of the United States and this week he details all of it on PxPCast.
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.