MCN Sports Now Live Streaming on ESPN+

Posted: May 14, 2019 at 11:33 am, Last Updated: May 14, 2019 at 12:21 pm

Mason Cable Network’s Sports Broadcasting Team produces over 100 live streams each year through a partnership with Mason Athletics. Students handle all aspects of the production, including writing scripts, doing play-by-play and color commentary, handling tech services and working the cameras.

ESPN+ began carrying Student Media broadcasts of select A-10 sports (men’s and women’s soccer, baseball, softball, and lacrosse) in the fall of 2018.

“Having these broadcasts published on ESPN really makes this feel professional,” said Natalie McCarthy, a senior sport management major. “You have a bigger incentive to make sure everything looks good and is done just right.”

And, of course, she added, “It looks really good on a résumé.”

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Write to Jason Hartsel at jhartsel@gmu.edu