Ricardo Chambers is a seasoned sport commentator and journalist, who has worked in the field for more than a decade. With a start in stadium announcing from his high school days, the Calabar High School old boy began his sport journalism career at the tender age of 18 with KLAS Radio. Since then, he has worked as a broadcaster at the RJRGleaner Group and currently at SportsMax Limited as a broadcaster/sport journalist.
In this episode, Ricardo speaks about his background in sports, being mentored by the late Tony Young and his role as a story teller in the media landscape. He also shares about his transition from RJRGleaner to SportsMax Limited, learning from the different perspectives by working with individuals
such as Lance Whittaker and Donald Olive and achieving his career goals.
He gave his expectations for Jamaica and the Tokyo 2020 Olympics:
He also spoke of the prospects of Jamaica’s performances in the 400mh women, 400m men and women sharing his views on the Jamaican athletes in those events including Christopher Taylor, Rusheen McDonald, Kaliese Spencer, Rushell Clayton and Janieve Russell.
The depth of Jamaica’s talent in field events including Traves Smikle, Fedrick Dacres, Danielle Thomas-Dodd, Shanieka Ricketts, Wayne Pinnock and Tajay Gayle was also discussed.
Other topics regarding Jamaica’s track and field discussed are:
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