Broadcast team openings

The National Cutting Horse Association is seeking qualified individuals to serve as members of the broadcast team for the 2013 NCHA World Championship Futurity broadcast on RFD TV which will be live to tape. The positions available are for an analyst, meaning a person who will analyze the performance of the horse and work with the show’s host, as well as for an arena or “sideline” reporter, who will work with the host on providing information from the arena floor and interview competitors.

Audition DVDs, resumes and compensation expectations must be submitted no later than September 1 to the attention of Julie Bryant, NCHA Director of Marketing, 260 Bailey Ave, Fort Worth, Texas 76107. Selection will be made by NCHA and its production company no later than October 1.

Analyst: Interested persons must meet all or at least three of the following qualifications to include a major title:

  • Winner of a major NCHA Produced Event, i.e. Futurity, Super Stakes etc.
  • Winner of a major NCHA title or award, i.e. World Champion or Rider Hall of Fame
  • Winner of a major AQHA title or award in a related sport, i.e. AQHA World Champion, AQHA Year End High Point
  • More than 5 years of membership in NCHA
  • More than 5 years of experience in NCHA competition
  • On camera experience
  • Public speaking experience

“Sideline” Arena Reporter: Interested persons must meet all or at least three of the following qualifications:

  • Finalist in a major NCHA Produced Event, i.e. Futurity, Super Stakes etc.
  • Winner of a major limited aged event, i.e. Breeders Invitational, El Rancho Futurity, PCCHA Futurity
  • Accomplished horseman (woman) with at least 10 years experience in cattle related events
  • Sports or horse related reporting (print or on camera) experience
  • On camera experience
  • Public speaking experience