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EP 087: Brian Anderson, Milwaukee Brewers & Turner Sports

posted by Logan Anderson March 28, 2019 0 comments

In Episode 87 we chat with Brian Anderson of the Milwaukee Brewers and Turner Sports. Topics of discussion include:

  • The keys to covering games in a tournament setting with numerous games each day.
  • The book he bought that taught him how to control his voice like an instrument.
  • Specific steps he took to develop the sound quality of the voice.
  • Thinking of your voice as a singer does.
  • Using a sliding scale to make decisions on volume and energy levels for his calls.
  • Keeping a high level of energy while calling numerous games.
  • How to prepare to cover a tournament on short notice.
  • How playing DII college baseball in Texas helped him get his first broadcast jobs including an internship with the San Antonio Spurs.
  • Getting the sideline reporter job for the San Antonio Spurs and having to interview Greg Popovich.
  • How Greg Popovich made him a better broadcaster.
  • How the Golf Channel helped him land the TV job with the Milwaukee Brewers.
  • He shares Bob Uecker stories.
  • Using a sliding scale to help him capture the biggest moments effectively.
  • Why he’s not afraid to talk about a no hitter on air.
  • Calling Ryan Braun’s famous game 162 home run for the Brewers Broadcast and then calling the Brewers in the NLDS a few days later for a national audience.
  • His personal broadcast horror stories.
  • His favorite broadcasters to watch or listen to on a night off.

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