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The Voice Behind The Voice

They are the voices that bring you every heart-stopping moment from your favorite team or sporting event. They exude the emotion you feel as you hang on their every word. They come into your home, car or anywhere around the world. But what do you really know about these voices? You're about to find out with one of the more unique, entertaining and provocative podcasts. Sean Aronson, a minor league baseball play-by-play broadcaster since 2001, pulls back the curtain on these amazing voices to find out who is "The Voice Behind The Voice."
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Now displaying: December, 2018

They are the voices that bring you every heart-stopping moment from your favorite team or sporting event. They exude the emotion you feel as you hang on their every word.  They come into your home, car or anywhere around the world.  But what do you really know about these voices?  You're about to find out with one of the more unique, entertaining  and provocative podcasts.  Sean Aronson, a minor league baseball play-by-play broadcaster since 2001, pulls back the curtain on these amazing voices to find out who is "The Voice Behind The Voice."

Dec 25, 2018

It's episode 139 with Portland Trail Blazers TV broadcaster Kevin Calabro.  He discusses:

- His Dad working communications on a Naval vessel in WWII

- Being on the speech team in high school

- Hosting a late night jazz show at Butler University

- Being in charge of the music at the fraternity house parties

- Broadcasting the CHL's Indianapolis Checkers despite not knowing anything about hockey

- Being the youngest broadcaster in the NBA in 1983 with the Kansas City Kings

- Life as a wacky morning show co-host

- Getting a job with the Seattle SuperSonics, working with original broadcaster Bob Blackburn and flipping a coin to see who would call the fourth quarter of games

- Broadcasting the 2000 U.S. Men's Basketball Team at the Sydney Olympics

- Not wanting to move to Oklahoma City with the SuperSonics left

- Use of the nicknames "Rein Man" for Shawn Kemp and "The Glove" for Gary Payton

Subscribe to the podcast on iTunes or wherever you get your podcast.  Also, be sure to rate the podcast.  Follow the podcast on Twitter at @TheVoiceBTV, and retweet it, and like us on Facebook at TheVoiceBTV, and share with your friends. 

Dec 18, 2018

It's episode 138 with Oklahoma State Cowboys football and basketball broadcaster Dave Hunziker. He discusses:

- Growing up in Kahoka, MO (pop. 2,078)

- The influence of his parents

- Losing his Dad to cancer at the age of 12

- Becoming friends with future ESPN personality John Anderson at the University of Missouri

- The influence Kevin Harlan had on him

- Working for Western Kentucky and where he was when the Oklahoma State plane crashed occurred in 2001

- Talking to Bill Teegins' wife before his first OSU broadcast

- His famous phrase "Pistols Firing"

Subscribe to the podcast on iTunes or wherever you get your podcast.  Also, be sure to rate the podcast.  Follow the podcast on Twitter at @TheVoiceBTV, and retweet it, and like us on Facebook at TheVoiceBTV, and share with your friends. 

Dec 11, 2018

It's episode 137 with Brooklyn Nets & ESPN's Ryan Ruocco.  He discusses:

- His Dad working as a statistician on Monday Night Football and eventually becoming Sr. VP of Player Relations for the NFL

- Beginning college at Loyola (MD) University and then transferring to Fordham University

- Working for the student run WFUV and getting to report on the New York Yankees and New York Mets

- Having broadcasters like Ian Eagle, Mike Breen & Gary Cohen come into his classes at Fordham

- Becoming a statistician on the YES Network for Yankee games while at Fordham

- Broadcasting a Fordham game on the YES Network a year after he graduated

- Landing the job with the Nets

- How he caught on with ESPN

Subscribe to the podcast on iTunes or wherever you get your podcast.  Also, be sure to rate the podcast.  Follow the podcast on Twitter at @TheVoiceBTV, and retweet it, and like us on Facebook at TheVoiceBTV, and share with your friends. 

Dec 4, 2018

It's episode 136 with Utah Jazz radio broadcaster David Locke.  He discusses:

-Growing up with auditory dyslexia

-Growing up in the Bay Area, but going to Utah on ski vacations because of his Dad's business connections

-Majoring in Political Science at Occidental

-His Dad's graduation present of buying air time on KIEV in Southern California

-Spending 45 days driving across the Western U.S. looking for jobs

-Becoming a ski instructor

-Sitting in the lobby of a sports station until he got a job

-Karl Malone calling him out

-Being hired by the Seattle SuperSonics in their final year in Seattle

-Becoming just the second Jazz radio broadcaster following Hot Rod Hundley's retirement

Subscribe to the podcast on iTunes or wherever you get your podcast.  Also, be sure to rate the podcast.  Follow the podcast on Twitter at @TheVoiceBTV, and retweet it, and like us on Facebook at TheVoiceBTV, and share with your friends. 

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