Public Address Announcer ( Division I )

Website FAMUAthletics Florida A&M University

NCAA Division I

PA Announcer 2024

Florida A&M Athletics is holding open auditions to be the football public address announcer.

Applicants will have the potential to serve as the PA announcer for football games at Bragg Memorial Stadium.

The role includes:

  • Introducing starting lineups.
  • Calling pertinent in-game action.
  • Making other in-venue announcements.

Top applicants may be selected for in-person auditions, including reading a sample game script over an in-venue PA system and meeting with Florida A&M Athletics staff members.

Qualifications and responsibilities

  • Strong vocal ability, pronunciation, enthusiasm, and comfort in addressing large crowds
  • Ability to multitask in a fast-paced, sometimes stressful environment
  • In-depth knowledge of rules for football 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 Bragg Memorial Stadium

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 Florida A&M Athletics.
Send your resume and audio recording to [email protected]. The deadline to apply is Friday, July 19, 2024.

When submitting the sample recording, please include the following:

1. Bragg Welcome PA:
“Good afternoon, ladies and gentlemen, and welcome to Ken Riley Field at Bragg Memorial Stadium! Florida A&M University’s President Larry Robinson, Vice President and Director of Athletics Tiffani-Dawn Sykes, and Head Football Coach James Colzie III would like to welcome you to today’s game featuring the Bulldogs of South Carolina State University AND YOUR FAMU RATTLERS!”

2. Sponsorship PA Announcement:
“Attention Rattler Nation! Visit Tallahassee is a proud partner of FAMU athletics. From epic sports to outdoor adventures and award-winning restaurants and breweries, check out all the Pretty Unexpected excitement that awaits you in Florida’s Capital City at VisitTallahassee.com.”

3. Sample Offensive Possession
4. Sample Defensive Possession

We would like to hear your style and take on the offensive and defensive possessions announcements, so we have left those open for your creativity.

To apply for this job please visit famuathletics.com.