As you’ll see below in his on-camera and radio work samples, Vince has continued to excel with confidence and preparation in his recent roles as a Sports Talk Show Host, Play-By-Play Announcer, Sideline Reporter, Pregame Reporter, Update Anchor, Halftime Anchor, Game Studio Host and Color Analyst.
Currently, Vince is a Sports Talk Show Host for 99.1 The Sports Animal in Knoxville. He was named 2017 On-Air Personality of the Year by the radio cluster’s management team. In addition, he’s the station and Cumulus Media Knoxville market digital content and social media director with record-setting company success. He holds numerous on-air roles for the Vol Network (U. of Tennessee) including Baseball Play-By-Play Announcer/Color Analyst, Football and Basketball Pregame Reporter and Basketball Halftime Reporter and more. Vince is a Play-By-Play Announcer for the SEC Network’s digital platform “+” for multiple sports. He’s also the Lead MMA Commentator/Play-By-Play Voice for Aries Fight Series on pay-per-view.
Vince is a panelist on the highly rated weekly TV show “The Sports Source” on WATE-TV CH. 6 in Knoxville. He’s also a frequent guest on radio shows in various markets to share insight on the Vols, SEC, MMA and national sports.
Vince speaks Italian, which was his first language he was taught as a kid. He learned English in school mainly. He’s a proud dog dad of mini goldendoodle Daphne and cherishes his time and walks with her.
TV Sports Broadcasting Samples
Radio Sports Broadcasting Samples
Sports Talk Show Host
1-on-1 Interview with NFL Running Back
Tennessee Football Practice Report
Halftime Stats Report on Vol Network
Sideline Reporting on Vol Network
Game Studio Host on Vol Network
Basketball Play-By-Play on UAB Blazers Network
NCAA Tournament Game Report
Baseball Play-By-Play on Vol Network
Pregame Player Interviews on Vol Network
“Vince Ferrara brings so much to his show: depth of knowledge, humor and gravitas when needed, the ability to play “devil’s advocate” in a way to advance a conversation – not turn it into a confrontation (though, I don’t doubt that ol’ VF can go toe-to-toe for as many rounds as needed, if necessary!). In…
“I’ve known Vince for more than 18 years. In my more than 28 years as a broadcaster, I’ve never worked with anyone who was more prepared for a broadcast. Vince has a passion for sports broadcasting that is clearly evident in his work. Beyond that, he’s a fantastic guy, a wonderful broadcast partner and a…
“Vince has become a valuable addition and asset to the Vol Network staff over the years. His professionalism, presentation and delivery caught our attention and he has the traits that we look for in a member of our broadcast staff. In addition to his on-air talents, he’s extremely dependable and willing to take on any…
“I have worked with Vince for many years and we have done many shows together on SportsTalk in Knoxville. I love having him join me because he is always prepared, does his research, brings strong opinions and is willing to do any task assigned to him. And as host of The Sports Page for many…
“I have known Vince personally for several years. I always enjoy being a guest on his show in the spring talking SEC baseball. Vince is prepared, does his homework and is very knowledgeable, not only on all sports in the SEC, but all sports nationally.”
“I’ve never been around a more prepared and professional broadcaster, than Vince Ferrara. It doesn’t matter what Vince is talking or writing about, you know it will be well thought-out and very informative.”
“As the producer and host of my own televised sports show, I want dedicated, professional people around me. Vince is both. Always on time. Always prepared. Always willing to do more. Vince has the sports experience and knowledge to carry a show or simply take part in a roundtable discussion.”
“As someone who has been involved with sports talk shows since 1993, I can tell you that Vince’s professionalism is unmatched. He’s always well-prepared, informative and entertaining, all of which comes across in his broadcasts. Vince is as good of an interviewer as I’ve been around in 22 years in the business.”
“Vince is one of the most versatile and talented media members I have had the pleasure of working with in many years. He approaches topics from a different angle that many sports pundits and listeners haven’t considered. He has a unique ability to make his co-hosts feel comfortable in-studio or on remotes. He is not…
“Vince Ferrara is a true professional broadcaster with a great work ethic. His passion and knowledge for sports is always evident and he has the unique ability to pull the best out of whoever he’s working with.”
“Considerate of other peoples’ time, understanding when schedules get crazy and quick with a chuckle to ease a deadline-focused day makes Vince as smooth on-air as he is as a producer. He goes after his story and seeks the best sources to support it, which makes Vince immune to the star-factor in our business. He…
I always love getting great insight on the Vols and everything in Knoxville from Vince Ferrara. He’s a veteran of over 15 years of covering the SEC, Tennessee and all of their rivals. Vince is always enthusiastic and a professional whether you are a guest on his show or he is on yours!
“Talent is never enough. With few exceptions the best players are the hardest workers.” – Magic Johnson