MILLVILLE, NJ (December 8, 2016) – Philadelphia 76ers play-by-play announcer Marc Zumoff had an exciting message for students at the John F. Scarpa Technical Education Center of Cumberland County: Hard work can make dreams come true.
The announcer’s visit on Tuesday, November 22nd to the Intro to Media Production and Broadcasting freshman class was thrilling for students planning to pursue sports broadcasting and for those considering their options within the field.
“Marc’s enthusiasm, charisma and personality inspired great questions from my class,” said Matthew Neder, Scarpa TEC Communications instructor. “His presentation showed how a strong work ethic can help you make your passion your career.”
Zumoff got his start in radio news in Trenton and Princeton, NJ. He has received 15 Mid-Atlantic Emmy Awards for best play-by-play broadcaster and was the play-by-play announcer for the gold medalist U.S. women’s basketball team in the 2016 Rio Summer Olympics. He also coaches aspiring broadcasters and offers career development.
Students in Scarpa TEC’s Communications Program focus on methods and techniques for reporting, producing and delivering news programs and other digital content via television and video/film media.
From left are Matt Neder, Scarpa TEC Communications instructor; Marc Zumoff, play-by-play announcer for the Philadelphia 76ers; and Scarpa TEC students Devin Coia and Tabitha Gentiletti.