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Don't you dare step into this booth woman!!!

Discussion in 'Journalism topics only' started by flexmaster33, Sep 12, 2011.

  1. flexmaster33

    flexmaster33 Well-Known Member

    Man, nowhere in sports is prevailing sexism more apparent than watching football on Sundays. Evidently, women are qualified to stand on the sideline and ask canned questions and make mundane observations, but they aren't allowed to advance up to the booth to call the game in those higher-paying jobs. Silly.
  2. SFIND

    SFIND Well-Known Member

    Uh huh.
  3. Gator

    Gator Well-Known Member

    Evidently, this is a dumb thread.
  4. Double J

    Double J Active Member

    I thought this was about Serena Williams.

    "If you see me in this booth, you'd better look the other way!"
  5. Gator

    Gator Well-Known Member

    Serena could step into the booth ... if she were white.
  6. Batman

    Batman Well-Known Member

    Why aren't women in the broadcast booth?
    Because there's no kitchen there.
  7. AndrewPaPreps

    AndrewPaPreps Member

    Beth Mowins and Pam Ward would like to have a word with you.
  8. funky_mountain

    funky_mountain Active Member

    He wrote "watching football on Sundays." Not Saturdays. Unless Beth and Pam are calling Sunday NFL games somewhere.
  9. Point of Order

    Point of Order Active Member

    Not many that I've seen.
  10. Rhody31

    Rhody31 Well-Known Member

    This thread is stupid for many reasons, but while everyone likes to bitch about how there's no women in the NFL Broadcast booths, they never bother to answer this question - how many new men have been hire for the same position? There aren't a lot of PxP jobs around, so it's not like Fox and CBS are hiring unqualified men over a woman who might be qualified.
    Stupid argument.
  11. Point of Order

    Point of Order Active Member

    What do you think the male/female breakdown for radio voiceovers is? For television commercials and newscast VOs? For public address systems?
  12. Elliotte Friedman

    Elliotte Friedman Moderator Staff Member

    Didn't baseball have a (short) run of female public address announcers? Boston, San Francisco? Maybe one or two others?
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