In this episode I visit with Brendan Gulick, a freelance broadcaster based in Cleveland Ohio. Topics of discussion include:
Building a full time freelance schedule.
How catching mono as a junior in high school led to him starting the now prestigious broadcast club at St. Ignatius High School.
The lineage of success that followed him from that broadcast club.
Moving 8 times in the first four years of his career.
How STAA and a flight ticket to Oklahoma helped him land his first collegiate broadcasting job.
Making the decision to leave a job covering Cincinnati Womens Basketball and Baseball to work for a smaller DI school in Maryland.
Working odd jobs as a bartender and a early morning catering service to support his broadcasting dreams.
At what point does financial security and lifestyle become important in taking or not taking jobs.
Not being rehired in Maryland and handling adversity the right way.
Why being flexible as a freelancer is a huge asset.
Keys to networking in a major market.
Keeping notes of conversations he has with broadcasters and decision makers.
The value of going to conferences.
Learning how to broadcast unique sports.
Doing a basketball game remotely from a Natatorium.
His broadcast horror stories.
His favorite broadcasters to listen to on a night off.