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Colour Commentator job posting

Position Title: Colour Commentator

Duration: Sept. 11, 2021 to Mar. 2022

Hourly Rate: $30 / honorarium per game

Job Description: 

The Port Moody Panthers are seeking a highly motivated and enthusiastic individual who will be responsible for providing colour commentary for all Panthers home games during the 2021-22 regular season and playoffs.

The colour commentator is a key member of the Panthers HockeyTV online broadcast. Working with a veteran play-by-play announcer and camera operator, the colour commentator will produce a professional, engaging broadcast for Pacific Junior Hockey League fans around the world.

This is an exciting opportunity to work in an energetic, team-based sport environment in the PJHL. Please note that most events take place on Saturday nights, and as such applicants must be available to work most Saturday nights.

The successful candidate is required to commit to 3-4 hours per game, arriving a minimum of 60 minutes prior to the scheduled start time.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Prepare games content in advance
  • Follow the pronunciation guide for names of players and coaches
  • Understand the rules and language of the sport

Qualifications:

  • Ability to work all Panthers home games (minimum 22 during the regular season)
  • Ability to exercise initiative, and good judgment
  • Experience in sports media or broadcasting an asset
  • Knowledge of hockey an asset
  • Ability to work with a diverse group of people
  • Able to stand for long periods of time
  • Strong interpersonal, leadership, communication, and organizational skills

Send resume to: 

All interested candidates must email a cover letter and resume to media@portmoodypanthers.com. Please note your full name and position title in the subject line of your email.