Connecticut School of Broadcasting: Opened in 1964 by Dick Robinson. I am a 1995 graduate and a member of their Wall of Fame (Boston campus). The curriculum covers all the broadcast skills needed to succeed in the field, by local TV and radio professionals, with the best state of the art equipment money can buy. CSB is located up and down the East Coast. Sadly, the Boston campus closed in 2020.
Sportscasters Talent Agency of America (STAA): A broadcaster marketing service run by a professional broadcaster in the industry, Jon Chelesnik. Their mission is to help people break into the field of broadcasting. How do they do it? They create customized portfolios that are designed to impress and create lasting impressions on employers. These professionals are different from many people in the industry- they are committed to helping people break into this challenging field.
Merrimack College Hockey: Listen to Merrimack games live as well as the archived broadcasts on the multimedia page of the hockey web site. The site which contains our streaming info additionally can be found here.
American Sportscasters Online: I am a proud member of this organization, which has as it’s members Dick Enberg (Chairman of the Board), along with Jon Miller, Marv Albert, and Jim Nantz, among other outstanding broadcasters in the field.
John Leahy, Broadcaster: My broadcasting blog. Another form of communication I use to connect with the world.
Hockey On the Radio: My blog which discusses everything relating to broadcasting hockey on the radio.
Music Clip: I wanted to include this to mention my passion for music, which has been the case for many years. This link is a clip of one of the many songs I have recorded on the Internet.
Additionally, here are links to my favorite books on sports broadcasting. All of these are in my library.
THE ART OF SPORTSCASTING by Tom Hedrick
CALL OF THE GAME by Gary Bender
THE BASEBALL THESAURUS by Jesse Goldberg-Strassler
DICK ENBERG, OH MY! by Dick Enberg
PULL UP A CHAIR, THE VIN SCULLY STORY by Curt Smith
WATCHING BASEBALL by Jerry Remy
FRED CUSICK, THE VOICE OF THE BRUINS by Fred Cusick