Guest: Lance Whittaker
Sports Broadcaster and Commentator
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Lance Whittaker is a veteran sports broadcaster and commentator and the Vice President of Production/Executive Producer at SportsMax TV. He has been a sports commentator for more than five and has covered several Olympic Games since the 1992 Barcelona Games. He started his career start at the now-defunct Jamaica Broadcasting Corporation (JBC) in 1984, he also worked the Director of Sports at the Caribbean Media Corporation (CMC) and Sports Coordinator at the Caribbean News Agency (CANA). He is also the co-host of the television programme, the SportsMax Zone.
In this episode, Lance discusses his decades of experience in sports broadcasting. He speaks about how his dream job, sports broadcasting has transformed due to technology since he started in the 1980s. He also shares his experiences working in print media and then transitioning to television in 2000.
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Lance discusses the importance of maintaining your edge in a now competitive broadcasting landscape. He shares his views on the quality of sports broadcasting locally and his belief that the standards have been diluted with the emergence of more radio stations. He also talks about the volume and intensity of sports broadcasting.
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