HINSDALE — Can you see your teen on ESPN? Give them a head start in reaching their sports broadcasting dreams by signing them up for this summer’s Young Broadcasters of America Master Overnight Sportscaster Camp for 11 to 17 year olds, to be held July 7-12 at the Dan Duquette Sports Academy in Hinsdale.
“Everyday at camp we give instruction in show hosting, play by play, color analysis, interview technique, voice over highlights and digital storytelling,” said Emmy Award-winning New England Cable New sportscaster and YBA Founder Jimmy Young. “We also compile content for our nightly LIVE sports talk show at 8 p.m. with our special guests, some of the biggest names in the industry.”
This year, Barry Sacks, the Vice President of ESPN’s “Sportscenter,” returns, along with former network sportscaster Eric Clemons in the studio on the final night. NBC voice of hockey Mike “Doc” Emrick is also lined up for this summer, too.
YBA by the numbers:• Over 1300 videos produced• Over 250,000 views•163 Live video shows and counting“We create the sports newsroom every day, and then recreate the most realistic live TV training environment in the business, all in the beautiful Berkshires of Western Massachusetts,” Young said. “This year we are connecting with Hall of Famers from Sports and the Sportscasting industry. It promises to be the best week yet.”
The cost of the overnight camp is $1100; which includes overnight accommodation, all meals and activities, as well as an “on camera” T-shirt, DVD of the produced packages and connections that will serve participants well in college and in the future. For more information call 781-373-3354 or go online to ybatv.com.