Public Address Announcer

Position ID: 44116
College of Coastal Georgia
Branch Campus: 
Brunswick, GA
Position Description
Job Description: 

Nature of Work

Responsible for providing public announcements of team and campus activities for College of Coastal Georgia Athletics.

Essential Duties

Public Address Announcement

  • Assists the Director of Sports Information providing public address announcements in support of College of Coastal Georgia athletic activities.
  • Provides in-game commentary for any or all of the following sports: Men’s Basketball, Women’s Basketball, Volleyball, Softball
    • Provides pre-game commentary with sportsmanship announcements, player introductions, introduction of the National Anthem
    • Provide in-game announcements of game events, and scripted announcements during stoppages of play
    • Provide halftime announcements including game statistics and promotional events
    • Provide post-game announcements as directed
  • Assists the execution of promotions to publicize “home” athletic events during contests.
    • Announces the execution of in-game promotion activities
  • Is familiar with software and technology to provide announcements and crowd entertainment during game stoppages by playing music and other entertainment activities through various technology sources
  • Coordinates with the Director of Sports Information to ensure game announcements and scripts are prepared and present for home events.
  • As directed by the designated game manager, provides announcements to crowd during the game to ensure a healthy competitive atmosphere exists for all home athletic contests.
  • Provides announcements of other athletic or campus activities as provided in the game script
  • Provides enthusiastic energy to keep crowd engaged with College of Coastal Georgia teams

Play-by-play and/or Color Commentary

  • Provides in-game audio commentary through the videostreaming platform, radio or other audio media for any or all of the following sports: Men’s Basketball, Women’s Basketball, Volleyball, Softball.
  • Provides knowledgeable in-game commentary describing plays or factors affecting play
  • Provides updates on other athletic or campus activities as provided in the game script
  • As directed conducts live or recorded interviews with key campus persons or other College of Coastal Georgia constituents or celebrities

Other Duties

  • Operate within the conference, national organization and College policies and rules
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the Director of Athletics, Director of Sports Information or the assigned game manager
  • This position is designated by the Institution as a Position of Trust

Minimum Qualifications and Training

  • Minimum qualifications include at least one year’s experience in broadcasting or broadcast journalism and experience in the sports announcement for any or all of the following sports: volleyball, basketball, softball
  • Must successfully pass a pre-employment drug test and will be subject to random drug testing

Preferred Qualifications and Training

A Bachelor’s degree or higher from a regionally accredited institution of higher education in communication, journalism, sports management or a related discipline along with more than one-year’s experience in athletics at the collegiate level is preferred

Application Procedure

To apply, visit:

Institution Employment Link:
CIP Discipline Code: 
Radio, Television, and Digital Communication, other
Public Speaking
Intercollegiate Athletics (Admin code)
Sports Communication
Degree Levels: 
Position Type: 
Required Qualifications
1 year
Application Deadline: 
Thursday, December 19, 2019
Position Starting Date: 
Vacancy Status: 

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University System of Georgia
Applicant Clearinghouse
278 Brooks Hall
The University of Georgia
Athens, Georgia 30602

Phone: (706) 542-7817
Fax: (706) 542-2822


Janyce Dawkins, Director

Kristopher Stevens, Associate Director

Clare Norins, Assistant Director

Kieran Morrow, Assistant Director

Thomas Brazzle, System Coordinator