One of the many benefits of being a Sports Executives Association member is the access we provide our members to top sports business professionals are willing to share their story, experiences and advice with aspiring sports business professionals.
Yesterday, we were joined by Erin Sharoni, Co-host of Jim Rome on SHOWTIME.
Who Is Erin Sharoni?
Erin Sharoni appears on “Jim Rome on SHOWTIME” as the host of “Romeing The World”, airing Wednesdays at 10:00pm on Showtime. Erin made her debut in the sports broadcasting world in 2010 as the St. John’s basketball sideline reporter and a co-host on “Red Storm Report” on SportsNet New York.
Erin was a 2012 model and Brand Ambassador for FILA athletic apparel, and was a winner of the brand’s 2010-11 national model search for the FILA Body Toning Collection.
Born and raised in New York City, Erin’s passion for sports runs deep as an outspoken fan and an avid athlete. Erin is a former U.S. Junior Olympic-certified swim coach, personal trainer, dancer and fitness competitor, and is an AANC Certified Nutritional Consultant. She practices the Japanese healing art of Reiki, and is Reiki level 2 certified.
A trained visual artist who has been drawing, painting and sculpting since she first discovered the magic of a Crayola box at age 2, Erin’s artistic endeavors eventually grew to encompass many genres, including: Dance, writing, music, acting, computer media and the life sciences.
Erin’s artwork and writing have received multiple Gold and Silver Keys from Scholastic. Her artwork has been showcased at Sotheby’s in NYC, as well as the National Arts Club.
SEA Members Learn and Network with Sports Business Professionals
During the LIVE Q&A with Erin we discussed:
- How she transitioned from Corporate America into the sports industry.
- How persistence has paid off throughout her career.
- The highs and lows of her career and her sports job search.
- How social media has positively impacted her professionally.
Erin Sharoni Discusses What It Takes To Make It In Sports
The video below includes a short clip (3 mins) from the LIVE Q&A. In the clip, Erin addresses what skills people should acquire who are interested in doing her job.
Visit http://sportsexec.net/live to learn how to access the full SEA LIVE Q&A recording and how to join our next SEA LIVE Q&A!
What do you think of Erin’s advice? Have you implemented any of these tactics in your own Sports Job search?