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Call for Commentators & Emcee for Upcoming USA Climbing National Events

Call for Commentators & Emcee for Upcoming USA Climbing National Events

USA Climbing is looking for a color commentator and an emcee for our upcoming 2019 Combined Invitational and National Championship competitions. å

When applying please list which events you are available/interested in.

Competitions, Dates and Locations:

Combined Invitational - January 18-20, 2019 - Salt Lake City, Utah
Bouldering Open Nationals - February 1-2, 2019 - Bend, Oregon
Bouldering Youth Nationals - February 8-10, 2019 - Bend, Oregon
Sport & Speed Open Nationals - March 8-9, 2019 - Alexandria, Virginia
Collegiate Nationals - April 26-27, 2019 - Murfreesboro, Virginia
Sport & Speed Youth Nationals - July 11-14, 2019 - Bridgeport, PA


Emcee Candidates should have:

  • Familiarity with sport of climbing
  • Familiarity with USA Climbing rules
  • Familiarity with scoring methodology of USA Climbing
  • Minimum 2 years of professional emceeing or other related work
Color Announcer candidates should also have (in addition to emcee above):
  • Minimum 2 years of professional Broadcast TV or other closely related work experience
Compensation:
  • Applicant should include compensation expectations
  • Travel and lodging covered
In order to apply, please send:
  • A letter of interest in the body of an email
  • A brief description of applicable skills, experience, and capabilities for this event
  • A PDF attachment of your resume
  • List of events that you may have served as a color commentator or emcee for television production with applicable links/clips
  • List of events that you may have served as a color commentator or emcee specific to climbing or other related experience with applicable links/clips
  • Professional references
Address application to nfoster@usaclimbing.org by 11:59pm MST on January 2, 2019.

Commentator & Emcee Application

The selection committee will consist of:
  • USA Climbing Operations
  • Production Teams specific to each competition
The selected candidates will be announced on January 4, 2019.

 

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