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EP 116: Dick Vitale, ESPN

posted by Logan Anderson May 7, 2020 0 comments
Dick Vitale, ESPN

This episode features Dick Vitale who is obviously a long time analyst for ESPN. Topics of discussion include:

  • What he’s doing during this time of quarantine.
  • The characteristics in play-by-play broadcasters that he values as an analyst.
  • How his preparation differs from his play-by-play partners.
  • What his partners do to get the best out of him during blowout games.
  • The point where he knew he was done coaching and all in as a broadcaster.
  • How just being himself helps to capture big moments.
  • What he learned from a disastrous first broadcast.
  • Learning the art of broadcasting from legendary broadcasters Jim Simpson and Bob Ley.
  • The value of being different and avoiding temptation to sound like a traditional broadcaster.
  • His broadcast horror story.
  • His passion for helping to promote cancer research.

To thank Dick Vitale for sharing his wisdom please help him in his mission to raise money for cancer research by donating to the Jimmy V Foundation through the GoFundMe I’ve set up for this podcast episode. Donate Here

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