Joe Buck is the #1 national play-by-play broadcast announcer for FOX sports. Joe is also the proud son of Hall of Fame sportscaster Jack Buck. Joe has won numerous Sports Emmy Awards for his work with Fox Sports, including his roles as lead play-by-play announcer for the network's National Football League, including Super Bowls, as well Major League Baseball coverage, and the World Series. Joe is a three-time recipient of the National Sportscaster of the Year award and he has served as the play-by-play announcer for the World Series since 1996.
On this episode, Joe shares what life is like during quarantine and his thirst for play-by-play announcing. Joe also spoke about preparing for an NFL game, guarding against going too crazy in the booth during his biggest moments, the criticism he takes on social media (and his supposed hate of certain teams,) and how he handles it all. Joe shares incredible advice for our broadcast students by discussing how listening and watching your own work is a must and about being proud of your work, without seeking validation.
This show offers a wonderful peak inside Joe's ascension from a young announcer for KMOX Radio in St. Louis, to broadcasting the most watched sports games on television, and the obligation Joe feels to use his platform to serve the greater good.