"The challenge for a broadcaster first and foremost is accuracy. He has to be able to call the play accurately.... If you can combine accuracy and good reporting along with some facility for the English language, you're off and running."
About This Interview
In his twenty-minute interview, Vin Scully discusses the preparation work he does prior to broadcasting Dodger baseball games, explaining how he reviews the statistics of the opposing team and examines any recent news articles about that team that might be useful. He also reviews the process of actually broadcasting a game, from taping pre-game introductions to working with his directors, both inside the booth and in the truck outside. B-roll consists of Scully showing how he prepares to announce a game. Michael Rosen conducted the interview on June 15, 2000 from the broadcasting booth inside Dodger Stadium in Los Angeles, CA.