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Job listing closed on 7 Apr 2024
23 Mar 2024

Steelers Radio Play-By-Play Announcer

🇺🇸 Pittsburgh, PA, USA
Full Time
3+ years exp.

With six Super Bowl titles and over two dozen former players, coaches and administrators in the Pro Football Hall of Fame, the Pittsburgh Steelers are one of the most storied franchises in all of professional sports. The team enjoys the passionate following of Steelers Nation, whose support emanates from Western Pennsylvania, stretches across the United States and around the globe.

The Steelers are now seeking a media professional to assist the team in illustrating our present, as well as celebrating our history, through compelling content on a year-round basis - which most prominently includes serving as the team’s Radio Play-By-Play Voice – i.e. “The Voice of the Steelers”.
The ideal candidate will be a seasoned media professional who possesses an on-air presence, experience as a radio play-by-play announcer and a demonstrated ability to create and contribute to the development of content across a variety of mediums.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Serve as the play-by-play voice for all Pittsburgh Steelers Radio Network game broadcasts.
  • Assist Steelers Radio Network Game Producer in preparing the radio game broadcast presentation and format, which could include production meetings and other pre-planning efforts.
  • Act as a leader on the Steelers Radio Network broadcast team, working with the Game Producer to integrate other voices, statistics, facts and key game elements, in clear, concise fashion.
  • Maintain an ability to describe, in expert fashion, Steelers games, including game flow, key moments, player performances, etc.
  • Maintain year-round expert knowledge of the team and its history, as well as the NFL as a whole, through research, in-person interviews, etc.
  • Participate in postgame recap meetings.
  • Serve as a key personality – ie host and/or analyst on a variety of Steelers Media Production programming efforts, including but not limited to, audio & video programs, interviews, voiceovers, feature and script development, etc., as assigned.
  • Serve as a host or key contributor for Steelers team events.
  • Maintain a professional demeanor on-air and adhere to industry standards of professionalism.
  • Conduct interviews with players, coaches, and other team personnel, as assigned.
  • Be on-site for all Steelers games, both at home and on the road.

Qualifications, Skills & Experience:

  • Demonstrated possession of a clear and compelling radio voice.
  • Experience serving as a play-by-play voice, with experience in football broadcasts being a plus.
  • Expert knowledge on the game of football, NFL is a plus.
  • Demonstrated ability to work under pressure and under tight deadlines.
  • Experience working as part of a positive and productive broadcast team.
  • Experience hosting and/or contributing to other programming types, such as podcasts, player/coach interviews and video/studio programming.
  • Experience conducting interviews with athletes, coaches and executives.
  • Full-time residence of Pittsburgh, PA

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, disability, gender identity, marital or veteran status, or any other protected class.