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The Nation's Premier Sports Broadcasting Camp! NOW VIRTUAL

The Sports Broadcasting Camp is the longest running sportscasting camp in the country, established in 2002. Over the last 20 years we have hosted a “who’s who” of leading national and local sportscasters as our teachers, team captains, and guest speakers (list below). Our programs are a perfect mix of "doing" and learning the tricks of the trade from sportscast industry leaders.

Campers enjoy a real-life experience taking advantage of the state-of-the-art resources at the Montclair Sate School of Communications and Media including TV and radio studios, control rooms, Teleprompters, classrooms and everything you would expect in network facilities.

Campers learn the importance of research, preparation techniques, and team pre-production meetings. Our students gain immeasurable confidence and develop tremendous relationships with their teams and teachers. Hundreds of our campers have gone on to broadcast in college and professionally.

Some projects students may produce include:

  • Sportstalk radio shows

  • EXPN/FOX-type big event pre-game shows with a panel

  • Play-by-Play and Color Commentary of games

  • Writing and delivering a nightly sportscast on-camera using TelePrompter

  • Sports radio

  • TV Interviews in one-on-one and press conference settings

  • On-camera show opens

  • And more….


Longtime Camp Director Dave Popkin serves as the Master of Ceremonies, conducting

interviews and leading many lessons. Popkin has called games on over a dozen national TV and radio national networks. He is entering his 18 th year on the Seton Hall Basketball radio team, is the Voice of Northeast Conference hoops on CBS Sports Network, calls baseball for Buffalo Bisons Triple A games on ESPN 1520 and BIG EAST games on FS1, and announces both NEC Football and CIT basketball on ESPN3. He has also been an adjunct professor at Seton Hall University. Brooklyn Nets WFAN radio color commentator Tim Capstraw is also a camp fixture. He has significant TV experience on NBA TV, YES, MSG, CBS Sports Network, and more. Capstraw is a former Division I player and head coach in both basketball and baseball. Our weekend seminars will provide Q and A sessions with leading sportscasters from national networks and major league and major Division I college teams.

Camp Guest Speakers have included:

Ian Eagle – CBS/YES

Kenny Albert - FOX

Sarah Kustok – FS1/YES

Gary Cohen – SNY/Westwood One

Chris Carrino – Brooklyn Nets radio/Compass Radio Network

Kevin Burkhardt - FOX

Bob Wischusen – ESPN TV and NY Jets radio

Matt Loughlin – NJ Devils Radio

Sam Rosen – MSG/FOX

Jenna Wolfe – ABC

Ed Cohen – NY Knicks Radio/MSG

Craig D’Amico – Northeast Conference on ESPN3

John Fanta – BIG EAST/FOX/Cleveland Indians reporter

Evan Roberts – WFAN radio host


Paul Dottino – NY Giants radio/WFAN beat reporter

Tina Cervasio – FOX 5 NY

Joel Godett – ESPNU (former camper)

Justin Shackil – SiriusXM anchor/NY Yankees on-field host (former camper)

Robin Deehan – News12 New Jersey

Tom Coughlin – former NY Giants coach

Ken Daneyko – NJ Devils TV/MSG

Frank Isola – YES/ESPN/SiriusXM

Gary Apple – SNY

Sweeny Murti – WFAN/YES

Bob Lorenz – YES

Chris Burns – CBS Sports producer

Yogi Berra – late, great Baseball Hall of Famer

Many, many more

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