Victor Rojas

Sports Media Weekly Podcast #30- Victor Rojas, Yakcy

Sports Media Weekly Welcome to the 30th edition of the Sports Media Weekly Podcast.

Ken Fang of Fang’s Bites and I delve into CBS’ coverage of the Masters and the improved, but not record ratings for the telecast.  Ken also relates his experience of seeing a 3D presentation of the tournament sponsored by Comcast and Cox Communications.

Ken and I also provide a preview of how the ratings may fare for the upcoming NHL Playoffs and we discuss our disdain for local sports talk radio in the Boston market.

Our guest this week is Victor Rojas, play-by-play voice for the Anaheim Angels.  Victor joined us earlier this year to discuss his role at the MLB Network.  Today he talks about taking over the Angels’ job under not-so-perfect circumstances.  He also tells us about Yakcy, a social media enterprise where fans can congregate to discuss games featuring their favorite teams…

Sports Media Weekly Podcast #11- Victor Rojas, MLB Network

Sports Media WeeklyWe’re in the middle of football season, so let’s talk baseball and the MLB Network!

Joining Ken Fang from Fang’s Bites and me for this week’s podcast is Victor Rojas, studio host and play-by-play announcer for the MLB Network

Among the topics we discuss with Victor is what was it like to be host of the first program ever on MLB Network…how he gets along with the MLB Network baseball analysts…his own baseball career…working with his father, former Major League player and manager Cookie Rojas…and what we can expect from the MLB Network in 2010.

Before our interview with Victor, Ken and I discuss the Twitter suspension of ESPN’s Bill Simmons…the suspension of the Clippers broadcast team for a game…and whether it’s time for the NFL to change its Thanksgiving scheduling traditions…