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Anchoring / Play by Play

Play by Play

At the other end of the spectrum from anchoring is play-by-play. While both skills require much preparation and research, play-by-play is more spontaneous and less rehearsed.

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Calling the Game

In covering any sport as a member of a two-person team, it's helpful to develop and use simple nonverbal signals to avoid confusion.

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From a technical standpoint, sports anchoring is not difficult. Thanks to modern conveniences such as the teleprompter, it involves nothing more than sitting in front of a camera and reading material you've already written.

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Play By Play Analyst

Anchoring or reporting the sports or participating in the broadcast of a live sporting event—as a performer or on the technical side—can be immensely satisfying.

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