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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: January, 2019

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."

Jan 29, 2019

It's episode 144 with Pittsburgh Penguins broadcaster Josh Getzoff.  He discusses:

- Being a runner/intern for 2010 Winter Olympics in Vancouver

- Getting his start in hockey with an online blog "Proud to Puck"

- Being named TV Sportscaster of the Year by the Illinois Broadcasters Association

- Circumventing the hiring process for the Pens pre- and post-game host job by sending an email directly to the people doing the hiring

- Receiving an egg timer from Penguins broadcaster Mike Lange

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. 

Jan 22, 2019

It's episode 143 with Detroit Pistons radio broadcaster Mark Champion.  He discusses:

- Going to Ball State

- Getting his start at a small FM radio station in his hometown of Muncie, IN

- Applying for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers job in 1978, but not getting it

- Finally landing the Bucs job in 1979

- Having to do a game from the endzone stands in Oakland in 1981

- Getting the Detroit Lions job in 1989

- Broadcasting all of Barry Sanders' runs in his career

- Joining the Detroit Pistons in 1980

- Malice in the Palace

- Having heart surgery in 2016

- Doing the 1992, 94, and 98 Winter Olympics for CBS radio

- Being the voice of the Disney Super Bowl Commercials

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. 

 

Jan 15, 2019

It's episode 142 with UNLV Runnin Rebels Men's Basketball broadcaster Jon Sandler.  He discusses:

- What it's like living in Las Vegas

- Losing his parents at an early age

- Graduating from Stanford

- Going to law school at the University of Virginia

- Taking a 93% pay cut to become a play-by-play broadcaster in Salinas, CA

- Having the lights go out during first home game because they plugged in the hot dog warmer

- Moving to Las Vegas to broadcast for the Triple-A Las Vegas Stars

- Fracturing his orbital from an errant throw during batting practice

- Working for the Las Vegas Outlaws of the XFL

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. 

 

Jan 8, 2019

It's episode 141 with Charlotte Hornets radio broadcaster Chris Kroeger.  He discusses:

-Going to Appalachian State

-Beginning college without a major, but getting started in radio when he saw a flyer saying the school radio station was looking for a DJ

-Creating a sports talk show in school with his buddies

-Working at IMG College

-Forgetting to turn on the UCLA men's basketball broadcasters mics and having a couple of minutes of dead air

-Going back home to Charlotte to do a radio show

-Being offered the Hornets pre- & post-game hosting position in 2015

-Becoming the NBA's youngest broadcaster in 2018 with the Hornets

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. 

Jan 1, 2019

It's episode 140 with Green Bay Packers broadcaster Wayne Larrivee. He discusses:

- Growing up a Packers fan while living in Lee, MA

- Taking a year off of Emerson College to go down to Pampas, TX

- Broadcasting the Quad Cities Angels

- Finding out the Kansas City Chiefs job was open through Broadcasting Magazine

- Landing the job at WGN Radio and getting the Chicago Bears job in 1985

- Doing the Fog Bowl in 1989

- Getting the Chicago Bulls job in 1991

- The backlash the Chicago Cubs got after he was hired to take over for Harry Caray on road broadcasts in 1996

- Word getting out about him taking the Packers job while with the Bears & his final game with Bears was against the Packers

- The first time he used "Dagger"

- Broadcasting three of the most iconic players in sports: Walter Payton, Michael Jordan, and Brett Favre

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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