William Brown

Play-by-Play Broadcaster at Houston Astros

Degree(s): BJ '69

Whereabouts: United States, Houston, Texas

What do you do?
Television play-by-play broadcaster for Houston Astros baseball games.

How did you get your job?
Interview process.

What is the best professional lesson you learned at the J-School?
Commitment to the craft and dedication to being thorough.

What advice do you have for current students?
Seek internships and networking. Seek people of character and make every effort to meet them.

What is your favorite J-School memory?
Working on the Columbia Missourian and at KOMU-TV and KFRU Radio.

Any parting comments?
I owe a big debt to the training and the reputation of the School of Journalism.

Updated: November 2, 2011