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The University of Massachusetts Amherst

Sports Broadcasting

Love sports? Love broadcast journalism? Then this 2-week hands-on sports broadcasting program at UMass Journalism will rock your world! Learn the basics of sports broadcasting in our new state-of-the-art broadcast studio with experienced UMass Journalism faculty as your teachers.

You will:

  • Do a live streamed sports talk show
  • Anchor and report on a TV sportscast
  • Learn how to generate story ideas, do interviews, write scripts, run camera, video/audio editing and on-air/on-camera presentation
  • Cover actual sports stories in the Amherst area to gain experience in the field
  • Learn how to use our cutting-edge cameras, editors and live-streaming equipment
  • Have a great time with new friends in the process

Sport Program Bundle

Want to dive deeper into the sports industry? Spend 4 weeks immersed in the world of sports at UMass Amherst.

Apply for both Sports Broadcasting and the Sport Management & Leadership Academy and save $500. Discount will be applied automatically at registration. 


This course is offered at the UMass Amherst campus as a residential program. Local students may apply to attend as a commuter.