Fresno Grizzlies to hold on-field MC and PA Announcer auditions

Interested candidates must complete application requirements to be considered for the March 16th audition

By Fresno Grizzlies | March 3, 2014 3:41 PM ET

FRESNO, Calif. - The Fresno Grizzlies will conduct auditions for a weekday public address announcer and a new on-field emcee on Sunday, March 16th from 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. at Chukchansi Park. Interested candidates must pre-register by completing the respective application(s) found on A link to the on-field emcee application is below. The deadline to apply for the weekday public address announcer has passed.


On-Field Emcee Application

Applicants interested in becoming the next Fresno Grizzlies on-field emcee need only to complete the online application (deadline March 14th) and be prepared to conduct a three-minute cold read on the day of the audition. The emcee is the on-field host of entertainment segments and in-game promotions during Grizzlies' home games, as well as being a community liaison at team events out in the community.  

Applicants for both positions must be at least 18 years old on the date of the audition.

"The talent we've witnessed come to our past audition events tells us we'll find incredibly charismatic and vocally inclined individuals," stated Drew Vertiz, Fresno Grizzlies VP of Marketing and Operations. "These two gameday positions play a pivotal role in our fan experience and applicants should take pride in the audition process knowing they could be entertaining hundreds of thousands of fans this year."

No walk up applications will be accepted. All applicants who audition on March 16th will be heard through the Chukchansi Park sound system. Family and friends of emcee applicants and invited PA Announcer finalists are encouraged to attend the auditions. Check-in will begin inside of Gate 2 (H Street entrance) at 12:30 p.m. Applicants will be placed in a first come, first to audition format.

Fans interested in attending will be granted access to the park beginning at 1:00 p.m. Parking will be available for free in the H Street lot.

This story was not subject to the approval of the National Association of Professional Baseball Leagues or its clubs.

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