Since he was a child, Joel has always dreamed of a career in sportscasting. He began by sharing the results of sports games with his teachers from elementary school.
As an adult, he’s shared sports results with the world for more than 25 years. Transforming sets of data into personable stories, he's an effective, prolific broadcaster. Leveraging strong relationships with athletes and sports teams, his access to the sporting world has given him a unique perspective to bring the insider’s story to listeners at home via a podcast and in the audience at conferences or events.
Why you should book Joel Goldberg for your next event
- Audiences are enthralled by Goldberg’s insight and knowledge about sports. Offering an entertaining and interactive address, he opens the door to the world of sports that few rarely see.
- Providing practical strategies for team management based upon his career as a sports watcher and broadcaster, Goldberg aids companies in transforming internal cultures.
- His popular book Small Ball Big Results shares in-depth information about the sports industry and offers tales about patience and perseverance to inspire each reader. From the executive offices to the field, his stories show how to enhance team cultures.
Covering both the National Football League and Major League Baseball, Joel Goldberg has built strong relationships with industry insiders. In 2001, Goldberg received an Emmy from Mid-America for his sports reporting work. He devotes himself diligently to individualising and personalising each athlete’s story. He got into the business by cold-calling executives, knocking on doors, and handing out resumes. Once he received his first break, he built connections with hard work and perseverance. Travelling across the globe to interview athletes, he’s been honored to share the stories of iconic players.
He’s also benefited from a long-term position as the host for the Kansas City Royals games. Reporting the triumphs and successes of professional athletes and teams has given him a unique insight. He shares those perspectives with audiences to motivate and inspire excellence. With speaking topics focusing on purpose, communication, and mentorship, he leverages the lessons learned from sports executives to help companies build better team cultures. Tools and strategies integrated into the sports world are also applicable to corporations. He addresses a company’s specific needs with thought-provoking stories and relatable experiences. Attendees often cite Goldberg’s animated and impactful storytelling as a catalyst for transformation and a call to action.
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