TVNewser Show TVSpy LostRemote AgencySpy PRNewser FishbowlNY FishbowlDC SocialTimes AllFacebook 10,000 Words GalleyCat UnBeige MediaJobsDaily

Posts Tagged ‘PGA’

Country's Oldest Sportscaster Now One Year Older

After breaking his ankle playing baseball in 1939, Bob Wolff walked into the broadcast booth and started calling games. He hasn’t left.

The New York TimesRichard Sandomir catches up with the living legend on the occasion of his 90th birthday.

According to the article, “He is still delivering weekly commentaries and covers occasional major sports stories for News 12 Long Island.”

He also has a lovely, charming wife. “His father, Dick, had a lot of drive. I don’t see that same drive in our children. They must take after me,” Jane, his wife of 65 years, told the Times.

Here’s to another 90 years.

Mediabistro Event

TVNewser Show Coming to NYC on April 29!

TVNewser ShowThe TVNewser Show Seminar & Media Job Fair will explore the way TV business and technologies are changing through informative panels and discussions with industry experts. Attendees will also have the opportunity to network with other like-minded professionals at the event's exclusive media job fair. Register before midnight on April 28 to save on on-site pricing!

CBS to Broadcast the 2010 US Open in 3D

CBS will broadcast the 2010 US Open tennis tournament in 3D, according to Sean McManus, the president of CBS News & Sports.

McManus made the announcement at a CBS Sports press conference in New York.

“We are trying to be pretty aggressive in 3D,” McManus said. “We did the [NCAA Basketball] Final Four in 3D as you know, it is still very experimental, there is still a lot of discussion about how to cover it, how to get the technology in people’s homes.”

McManus says the network is looking to technology partners to help offset the costs associated with televising sporting events in 3D:

Read more