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Interview with Tom Kansaro, NFL

Do you ever wonder who is responsible for all the communications between players and coaches on the sideline and in the press box? What about the stadium video board and all of the stadiums sound systems? Tom Kansaro is one of 32 people across the NFL who handles this massive job. Check out his interview…

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Work in Sports: 6 Tips to Get Ahead

Graduating from your undergraduate institution in April or May and want to break into the business of sports (particularly in the representation of athletes) but have no idea where to start?  Here’s a list of options.  There is no “right”  path to success, but the following list provides some insight into ways that you can…

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Interview with Joe Fonzi, Sports Broadcaster

This week Matt Crevin from Voice of the Box interviews Joe Fonzi. Joe is one of the top sports broadcasters in the state of California. He shares how he broke into sports and broadcasting as well as provides details on his tips to success.

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10 Ways to Land Jobs at Sports Conferences

(This is a guest article by Jason Kobeda) The ability to network has become an essential skill for those seeking employment in the sports industry. When I began pursuing a career in the NFL, I quickly learned how much competition there was. I traveled to the Senior Bowl week of practices and NFL Combine, where…

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Interview with Ryan Leong, Radio Correspondent

This week Matt Crevin from Voice of the Box interviews veteran radio correspondent Ryan Leong. Ryan discusses his role, how he got his start and pearls of wisdom on how to break into a career in the sports radio business.

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Find a Job in Sports: Be Your Own PR Agent

I’ve decided to take a detour from writing about current issues and events surrounding sports public relations to provide some simple tips to young people entering the business. I recently read a query from a college-age man who is set to graduate this spring. He asked for advice from the panel about how to get…

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Interview with Jeff Chapman, NFL Statistician

This week Matt Crevin from Voice from the Box interviews Jeff Chapman. Jeff is a top flight statistician for radio and TV broadcasts. With most sports being so numbers driven, Jeff provides detail about his role and what it takes to crunch the numbers and provide the information to the broadcasters.

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Interview with Kevin Lynch, Sports Writer

This week Matt Crevin from Voice of the Box interviews writer Kevin Lynch. Kevin has been covering the NFL for 21 years and explains his role as well as the keys to staying current in the ever changing world of sports journalism.

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Top 9 Ways To Break Into Sports

(This is a guest article by Mark Washo) I host a weekly online Sports Management chat as an Adjunct Professor for Sports Management Worldwide where I’m able to invite guest speakers from within the sports industry to participate. Over the past few months the students have learned from executives at many top teams, companies and…

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Interview with the Player Participation Crew

This week Matt Crevin of Voice of the Box interviews the player participation crew. Each team within the NFL has a crew like this at work to document every play. They determine which players are in each and every play from scrimmage. Learn about this behind the scenes role with a heavy emphasis on sports…

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Interview with Jim Mercurio of the San Francisco 49ers

This week Matt Crevin from, Voice of the Box, interviews Jim Mercurio, VP of Stadium Operations and Security for the San Francisco 49ers. Jim is like a mayor of a small city on GameDays and is directly responsible for anywhere between 1,200 and 1,400 employees. Jim discusses the numerous jobs that fall under his management…

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Redefine Your Passions

We hear it in sports business all the time. Passion. It seems to go hand in hand with sports and it’s paralleled in business.  You see it on resumes and ad campaigns.  Dictionary.com defines passion as a strong or extravagant fondness, enthusiasm, or desire; and though it’s a noun to be effective in your career…

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