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Chicago Cubs and Launch Search for Next Wrigley Field Public Address Announcer

Candidates May Submit Applications on Until March 7

CHICAGO February 28, 2011 – The Chicago Cubs have partnered with to find the next public address announcer at Wrigley Field. Qualified candidates are invited to submit their applications—including an audio or video sample-now through March 7 at Finalists will be selected for live auditions at Wrigley Field by March 14, and the team’s final selection will be hired by March 25.

The Wrigley Field public address announcer serves as the voice of the Chicago Cubs during home games and special events at the ballpark. The public address announcer will work closely with the Chicago Cubs Marketing and Media Departments to create a memorable experience for guests at Wrigley Field. This person is responsible for announcing game day starting lineups, in-game announcements, public address announcements, special presentations, sponsorship sales concepts and other required reads.

Candidates should possess strong vocal talent, skilled readership and a deep knowledge of baseball, as they’ll be responsible for enhancing the fan experience for every at-bat, inning and game throughout the season. Candidates must be comfortable announcing to sold-out crowds and proficient at enunciating complex player names. The public address announcer must be available for all Chicago Cubs home games, pre-game and non-game day special events. Prior experience working as a public address announcer in collegiate or professional sports, in television or radio is preferred, however candidates of all backgrounds are encouraged to apply for this position. The full job description is available at

“This is a dream opportunity for someone to be the voice at Wrigley Field and to leave a lasting impression on more than three million fans each season. We’re excited to partner with to discover the next voice of the Cubs at Wrigley Field,” said Wally Hayward, executive vice president and chief sales & marketing officer of the Chicago Cubs. “We also want to thank our former announcer Paul Friedman and wish him the best as he pursues a new job opportunity that will not allow him to spend the afternoons with us throughout the season.”

"Being the announcer at Wrigley Field is the ultimate dream job for so many baseball fans," said Matt Ferguson, CEO of CareerBuilder. "We're excited to be working with the Chicago Cubs to make that dream happen for one of our job seekers."

The Chicago Cubs are an equal opportunity employer.

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