Sports Broadcaster
Lama Moukaddem

About the job:

What you do

As a Sports Broadcaster, your job is to interview athletes during sports events and to give viewer insights about the sport.

The tough stuff

As a Sports Broadcaster, you will need to be:

  • Mental strong - since you will work in a moderately stressful and competitive environment
  • Confident
  • Knowledgeable about Sports
  • Patient with your salary expectation - since it will start relatively low 
  • Accurate in your reporting of sports - since people will depend on your objectivity!
  • Knowledgable about the Rules
The cool stuff

As a Sports Broadcaster, you will will get to be:

  • Surrounded by supportive colleagues
  • Exposed and recognized on TV!
  • Doing something that you love for a living
Typical work hours
  • May work irregular hours
  • May work weekends and holidays

Are you the right fit?

Classes you should be good at
  • Languages (English or French or Arabic)
  • PE
Best high school track(s)
  • Any Track
Personal qualities
  • Understanding what you hear
  • Expressing yourself verbally
  • Fluency of ideas
  • Time Management
  • Planning & Organization
  • Leadership Skills

Will you make money?

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Education stuff:

Education required
  • You will need a Bachelor's Degree in Media or Journalism
  • You will also need to be fluent in various languages
  • You can come from a media or an athletic background
Helpful resources
Local universities
International universities

Video Description

If you have a passion for sports, are fluent in many languages, and have your own natural way of delivering news - then Sports Broadcasting might be the career for you! 


Lama Moukaddem is a Business Marketing graduate and a professional basketball player at Al- Riyadi Club Beirut. She is also a Sports Reporter at LBCI Broadcasting Station where she covers all the major sports events in Lebanon.