The Media Host Announcers Get Started Now! Package

Tame Your Talent 101 - #1 THE MIC CHECK With A Beginners Guide To A Career in Announcing. Learn the basics of Live Announcing at your own pace!

Course Summary

Course Description

Ready to start an excited (and I mean exciting!) career in Announcing?This course goes beyond public speaking. Announcer Training 101 will give you a solid foundation for your announcing future and will change your life. Taught by award-winning 20-year Veteran Announcer for ESPN, ABC, Olympic Games, and The NBA. Brad Jay teaches from his own personalexperiences as a Professional Announcer with hands-on interactive training with fun exercises and quizzes. Whether it is sport announcing,event hosting or contest running, Tame Your Talent Announcer Training101 is a giant step in the right direction. Taking this course, you will gain that level of professionalism. You will be able to effectively Host/Emcee an event, confidently speak with a microphone, keep organized and present material (and yourself) in the proper way. You can't learn this anywhere else. This was developed by Brad Jay in his 2 decades of announcing major events.

This course is also the prerequisite for Tame Your Talent advanced courses.
Whether you are looking to completely change your career or have a second job announcing, this Announcer Training 101: The Basics is for you.

What Will I Learn? 

  • How to properly use a microphone 
  • How to condense content for quick reading 
  • How to be proactive and problem solve 
  • Be able to host any size event 
  • How to be more comfortable on a microphone 
  • Develop your microphone presence 
  • How to break into the world of announcing

Skill Level: Beginning

  • You will need to know how to record your voice.

Course Curriculum

Brad Jay

Learn from the best, Brad Jay. He has been the X Games Announcer for the past 20 years. Brad Jay currently hosts The Biggest Action Sports and Sporting Events in The World, including The Olympic Winter Games, ABC's World of X 2015, X Game's Aspen & X Game's Austin, Travis Pastrana's Nitro Circus Live, and The ESPY's Red Carpet. In The NBA Brad Jay was the On-Court MC for The Los Angeles Clippers for 7 years. Brad spent 5 years as The Los Angeles Dodgers Music Director/Announcer. He was also The ESPN/ABC TV Host for The US Open Snowboard Championships 2010 & 201. Brad Jay has worked for 4 different Olympic Games (2002, 2004, 2010 & 2014). Music Director in 2002 & 2004 and Brad was The English Snowboard Announcer for Vancouver 2010 Olympic Games and Sochi Olympic Winter Games 2014.

In Santa Barbara Brad Jay Host's a Classic Rock Radio Show 99.9 ktyd 6pm - 12am PST mon-fri. Brad Jay on Social Media "Bradjaymc". All this and with over 13 years Voice Over Experience with ESPN, ABC, RedBull, Disney, and The Olympic Games.

Specialties: TV, Webcast and Live Host for all Action Sports
and Mainstream Sports. Over 15 years of live event, webcast, and voice
over experience, also an award-winning Radio Talent. As an Announcer
Brad Jay thrives in Skateboarding, Moto Cross, Snowboarding, MTB, Rally
Car, Skiing, Surfing, BMX, NBA Basketball, MLB Baseball, and many others.

James Wells

Audio Editor

This is an amazing course! Very well thought out Course offering lots of value. I'm looking forward to putting all my new skills into the job I was just hired for! ~ Thanks!