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Sports Broadcasting Center

The Sports Broadcasting Center generates excitement in JA BizTown by playing music and sharing local sports updates throughout the day. JA BizTown businesses promote their goods and services through radio spots and citizens can request a shout-out or purchase sports merchandise.



You may enjoy working here if you like:

  • Sales
  • Public speaking
  • Advertising
  • Music
  • Computers
  • Sports
  • Statistics
  • Obtains bank loan
  • Supervises employees and oversees business operations
  • Signs paychecks
  • Meets with other businesses to purchase insurance, renewable energy, and health insurance
  • Helps other employees with their work, and stands in for them on their breaks
  • Inputs and submits business loan to the bank
  • Creates and prints paychecks
  • Signs paychecks if CEO is not available
  • Pays online bills sent to business
  • Monitors money coming into the business
  • Deposits money from sales to bank
  • Collects the broadcast advertisements from each business
  • Reviews and edits the ads, then gives  them to the Broadcaster/DJ to be read on-air
  • Sends online invoices to businesses
  • Helps sell requests, shout outs, and retail items to JA BizTown citizens
  • Creates a hands-on fan experience with games and activities
  • Promotes MN sports teams
  • Sets prices for products
  • Sets up Point-of-Sale (cash register) and display area
  • Helps sell requests, shout outs, and retail items to JA BizTown citizens
  • Research scores, highlights, and schedules of the MN Sports Teams
  • Shares sports information with the Broadcaster/DJ to read on-air
  • Review game footage and make performance recommendations about a professional Minnesota athlete
  • Learns to operate the sound equipment and selects music for airtime
  • Completes scheduling of on-air play list and advertisements
  • Clearly reads sports news items, advertisements, and announcements over the JA BizTown airwaves

Students in Action