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Tech Athletics to Hold Auditions for PA Announcers

THE FLATS – Georgia Tech athletics is holding open auditions for talented voices to add to its roster of public address announcers.

Applicants will have the potential to serve as the PA announcer for a variety of sports, including football, men’s and women’s basketball, baseball, softball, volleyball and men’s and women’s tennis.

The role includes introducing starting lineups, calling pertinent in-game action and making other in-venue announcements. Top applicants will be selected for in-person auditions, which will include reading a sample game script over an in-venue PA system and meeting with Georgia Tech athletics staff members.

Qualifications and responsibilities

  • Strong vocal ability, enunciation, enthusiasm and comfort addressing large crowds
  • Ability to multitask in a fast-paced, sometimes stressful, environment
  • In-depth knowledge of rules for selected sports and ability to understand in-game action
  • Ability to follow a script, react quickly and readily accept feedback
  • Experience working as a PA announcer at the high school, collegiate or professional level is preferred
  • Must be available to work nights, weekends and some holidays
  • Ability to commute to Georgia Tech athletic venues

Additional details

PA announcers are compensated based on the number of games they work and are subject to a background check. PA announcers are renewed on an annual basis by Georgia Tech athletics.

How to apply

Interested applicants must apply at buzz.gt/PA by Monday, Oct. 16.

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