Are you curious about the world of sports broadcasting and the highest-paid female sports broadcasters? It's no secret that sports broadcasting is a lucrative industry, and female broadcasters are making their mark. In recent years, female sports broadcasters have gained more visibility and recognition, and their salaries reflect that.
Sports broadcasting is a lucrative business, and the top earners in the field can make millions of dollars per year. In 2023, the highest paid sports broadcaster is someone who ironically isn't even broadcasting yet. Tom Brady, who signed a 10-year, $375 million deal with Fox Sports to become their lead NFL analyst, tops our list despite rumors that he may not end up in the booth after all. Other top earners include Jim Rome, Tony Romo, Troy Aikman, Michael Strahan, Kirk Herbstreit, Joe Buck, Al Michaels, Stephen A. Smith, and Jim Nantz.
Sports broadcasting is an important aspect of the world of sports. It is through sports broadcasting that millions of people around the world get to witness their favorite teams, players, and games in action. ESPN as a network has changed the way we consume sports as fans, with 24-hour coverage. When Sportscenter was first introduced, the concept of having round the clock sports news was considered crazy. Who would watch it?
Years later, can you imagine a world without it?
If you are interested in a career in sports broadcasting and want to learn more about it, then you should definitely check out five of our favorites below. Maybe you want to be a sports radio host, a play-by-play announcer, or a sports commentator of some sort. Or, maybe you're simply fascinated with how this stuff works.
The ESPN book is tremendous, but be warned that it's extremely long! Enjoy the list!
John Willkom is the author of Amazon best-selling basketball books: Walk-On Warrior and No Fear In The Arena. John is an avid reader, sports fan, and father to two incredible little girls.
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