Mike Corey has been with ESPN since 2011. He previously spent 13 years as the football and basketball voice of the UDel Blue Hens. Mike's also called multiple summer and winter Olympic Games for Westwood One and NBC Sports. Find him on twitter @MikeCoreySports.
Chris Carrino is the longtime voice of the Brooklyn Nets and one of the first broadcasters I'd ever met. Chris dives into the inner workings of his relationship with analyst Tim Capstraw, what he learned as a young broadcaster from the great Marty Glickman and how he preps for the NCAA Tournament among other things. He also touches on living with FSHD and his foundation to help find a cure (ChrisCarrinoFoundation.org) and I touch on the first place I ran into Chris, now the Chris Carrino and Tim Capstraw Sports Broadcasting Camp (SportsBroadcastingCamp.com).
Michael Reghi spent much of the late 1990's and early 2000's as the voice of two major sports teams...in two different cities. The TV voice that introduced LeBron James to the NBA, Reghi also doubled as the TV voice of the Baltimore Orioles during the ending of Cal Ripken's career. Today Reghi is the voice of the Mid-American Conference, a staple of the Cleveland media scene and a college sports voice with netowrks including ESPN and Sports Time Ohio.
Tom Werme does a lot of different things in this industry but most recently and notably he's called the last two Final Fours for Turner Sports' Team Stream. He called the 2016 Tournament for his alma mater, Syrcuse, and for Duke in 2015. But that's just the start of it. Tom also does work with the ACC and Raycom Sports, the Big Ten Network, PGA Network Radio and more.
Tom is on twitter @TWerme for listeners that want to interact with him.
Joel also touches on a few other topics in the open this week including his hearing ESPN's John Anderson speak on Thursday night.
Bob Harris has been the voice of the Duke Blue Devils for more than 40 years. He's retiring this season after the Blue Devils compete in March Madness and he joined the podcast for this episode the morning after his final broadcast at Cameron Indoor. On this episode we talk Bob's career, his call of "The Shot" and much more.
Alex Faust is the owner of an authentic Jim Nantz CBS jacket. Why? Well, you'll have to tune into this week's episode to find out. The ESPN, Fox Sports and NESN announcer is the newest pxp announcer to step insode the PxP Pod.
Lisa Byington is the first female PxP talent we've had on #PxPCast. Starting her career in local television, Byington began working with the B1G Network early on and has since climbed the network's ladder in addition to her work with FS1, ESPN and starting this March CBS and Turner Sports on the NCAA Tournament.
Byington joins the pod to talk about women breaking through in play-by-play and what her journey has been like climbing the ranks. She also discusses being part of the FS1 broadcast this year in which both coaches were mic'd up the entire game and no commercial breaks were taken.
Follow Lisa on social media @LisaByington or by visiting LisaByington.com.
Bob Joyce worked his way up from a producer to a pre- and postgame host and sideline reporter to become the pxp voice of the Connecticut women's basketball team. He's now been to nine Final Fours and called two winning streaks of 90 and 102 games. It's been quite the ride. Bob breaks down what it's been like to broadcast all of that from his courtside seat.
Dave Ryan holds the distinguished? role of being both a guest on this podcast and also one of host Joel Godett's college professors. Dave taught Joel's TV Sports Reporting course when both were at Syracuse. Okay, maybe that's not the most distinguished thing in the world. But what is pretty outstanding is Dave's career that spans CBS Sports Network, ESPN and Westwood One radio. While at ESPN Dave was the voice of prfoessional bowling and of collegiate lacrosse, broadcasting the Final Four until his departure for CBS in 2009. Since jumping to CBS Sports Network Dave has called a variety of sports including college football and basketball and has dug back into his bowling and lacrosse roots.
Find Dave on twitter @DaveRyno12 and follow the podcast @PxPCast.
Josh Whetzel is the longtime voice of the Triple-A Rochester RedWings. He moonlights as the voice of the Buffalo Bulls basketball team, the two-time defending champions of the Mid-American Conference. Josh joins Play-by-PlayCast to talk his career, his overcoming cancer as a teenager and much more.
Josh is on twitter @JoshWhetzel so go ahead and reach out! Play-by-PlayCast is also on twitter @PxPCast for all questions, comments or suggestions.