2021 NFL Broadcast & Media Workshop

Welcome to the NFL Broadcast and Media Workshop!

A two-day revolutionary professional experience that occurred on

Tuesday, April 6 & Wednesday, April 7, 2021

Post Event Exercise: Steps to get your Professional 90-Second Commentary edited for your Portfolio

Note: The deadline to submit your request for editing is May 31st, 2021.

  • Record yourself with the best equipment you have available, smartphones would be fine. Try to have a quiet space when recording (walk-in closets work great).
  • If you mess up a word or something while recording, no worries, just start the sentence over and keep recording as we’ll edit your recording for you.
  • Send audio to Phil Beskid - 

                Email directly to pbeskid@bgsu.edu

OR                            

                Upload to Google drive

  • Allow 2 weeks for recording to be edited and returned to you.

NFL Players who participated in the event should contact Carla Lide-Buglione, to obtain access to the Zoom Video Presentations and PowerPoints.

Workshop Agenda


11:00 AM EST

Welcome & Overview of Workshop

Presented by Carla Lide-Buglione, NFL Player Engagement

Hosted by Steve Wyche, NFL Network

Wyche Headshot 

11:15 AM EST

A Conversation with Dan Orlovsky

Moderated by Steve Wyche

NFL Legend: Dan Orlovsky, ESPN

Dan Orlovsky Headshot 

12:00 PM EST

State of the Industry Panel

Moderated by Dick Maxwell, NFL Consultant

Jacob Ullman 

Jacob Ullman, FOX

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Quentin Carter, Big Ten Network

Howard Deneroff 

Howard Deneroff, Westwood One Radio

12:45 PM EST

Being an Effective Studio Analyst

Gerry Matalon, Founder of Matalon Media and Talent Coaching and Development for NFL Network

Matalon Headshot 

1:30 PM - 2:00 PM EST

Break

2:00 PM EST

The Changing Media Landscape: Your World in 280 Characters or Less

Dr. Terry Rentner, BGSU

Co-host:  Jason Rentner, Former Director of Social and Digital Media, Pro Football Hall of Fame

Terry Rentner HS 

2:45 PM EST

Sports Talk Radio Workshop

Presented by SiriusXM

Dixon 

Jason Dixon, SiriusXM

eric 

Eric Spitz, SiriusXM

Eddie B 

Eddie Borsilli, SiriusXM

3:15 PM EST

Sports Talk Show Prep

Discussion with Bruce Murray, Host of “ The SiriusXM Blitz”, and NFL Legend: Torrey Smith

Murray 

Bruce Murray, SiriusXM

Torrey Smith Headshot 

Torrey Smith, NFL Legend

3:30 PM EST

SiriusXM Mock Talk Show Exercise

With Bruce Murray, Host of “ The SiriusXM Blitz”

Charlie Batch 

Charlie Batch, NFL Legend

Jason Cabinda 

Jason Cabinda, NFL Player

Cameron Lynch 

Cameron Lynch, NFL Legend

will blackmon 

Will Blackmon, NFL Legend

3:50 PM EST

Critique Provided by SiriusXM

Dixon 

Jason Dixon, SiriusXM

eric 

Eric Spitz, SiriusXM

Eddie B 

Eddie Borsilli, SiriusXM

Michael Mazvinsky 

Michael Mazvinsky, SiriusXM

4:00 PM EST

Homework Review

11:00 AM EST

Welcome and Overview of Day 2

Presented by Carla Lide-Buglione, NFL Player Engagement

Hosted by Steve Wyche, NFL Network

Wyche Headshot 

11:15 AM EST

A Conversation with Michael Robinson

Moderated by Steve Wyche

NFL Legend: Michael Robinson, NFL Network

Michael Robinson Headshot 

11:45 AM EST

What Makes a Good Game Analyst?

Discussion with Fred Gaudelli, Executive Producer, NBC NFL Sunday Night Football

Fred Gaudelli Headshot 

12:30 PM EST

You Ask the Questions

Gene Steratore, CBS Rules Analyst, Former NFL Referee and NCAA Official

Gene Steratore 

1:15 PM EST

DIY -- Podcast Equipment Overview

Phil Beskid, BGSU

Phil Beskid Headshot 

1:30 PM - 2:00 PM EST

Break

2:00 PM EST

Growing Opportunities in Podcasting

Pete Gianesini, ESPN

Pete Gianesini Headshot 

2:45 PM EST

Intro to 90-second Commentary Exercise

Dr. Terry Rentner, BGSU

Terry Rentner HS 

3:00 PM EST

Interactive Breakouts: Your 90-second Commentary

Moderated by BGSU Faculty and NFL Consultants

Terry Rentner HS 

Terry Rentner, Ph.D., BGSU

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Jim Foust, Ph.D., BGSU

Liggett 

Lori Liggett, Ph.D., BGSU

Howard Deneroff 

Howard Deneroff, Westwood One Radio

Phil Beskid Headshot 

Phil Beskid, M.S., BGSU

Matalon Headshot 

Gerry Matalon, Founder of Matalon Media and Talent Coaching and Development for NFL Network

4:00 PM EST

Closing Remarks & Next Steps

Steve Wyche, NFL Network

Wyche Headshot 


BGSU hosted the 13th annual NFL Broadcast Boot Camp in 2019.