The Art of the Big Call in Sports
Original Airdates: Aug. 27-29, 2021
TVC 552.1: Part 2 of a conversation that began last week with Steve Beverly, recently retired professor of broadcast journalism at Union University in Jackson, Tennessee. Besides his extensive background as a TV news professional, Steve has twenty-five years experience doing play-by-play for men’s and women’s college basketball on television, including thirteen years on a national level. Topics this segment include what it takes to make a big call on television, as well as some of the announcers who have inspired Steve, which include Dick Enberg and Ray Scott.
Why Less is More When Doing TV Play by Play
Original Airdates: Aug. 27, 2021
TVC 552.2: Steve Beverly shares a few more memories from his twenty-five-year career calling men’s and women’s basketball games at Union University in Jackson, Tennessee (including thirteen years on a national level), including the importance of keeping the broadcast entertaining, even if that day’s game becomes one-sided. Also in this segment: Steve lets our listeners know what’s on tap in September on Steve Beverly’s TV Classics, the weekly TCM-like festival of classic TV shows that streams every week at EPlusTV6.com.
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