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09/01/21Esports

Announcing Verizon Game Changers Caster Training: Everything You Need To Know

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Verizon VCT Game Changers was created to spotlight the kick ass women who are elevating the competitive VALORANT scene. Now we’re turning the camera around to find the next generation of broadcast talent with Verizon Game Changers Caster Training.

PROGRAM OVERVIEW

Verizon Game Changers Caster Training is an educational program open to women of all backgrounds in the US and Canada who have experience casting VALORANT and are eager to continue developing their talents.

For the initial series, six women will be accepted into the program and will receive an all-inclusive trip to Los Angeles to hone their skills at the Verizon 5G Labs in Playa Vista (Oct 18 - Oct 22).

While at the Verizon 5G Labs, the casters will receive professional training in an array of topics, such as: fundamental principles of commentary in tactical FPS, how to cast with a partner, building your brand online, the relationship between casters and the broadcast team, and more. Top VALORANT broadcast talent and industry experts will serve as professors in their respective fields.

We’re thrilled to be hosting this event at the Verizon 5G Labs in Playa Vista, a state-of-the-art facility that boasts the latest in 5G technology. The program attendees will be given access to state-of-the-art broadcast equipment and technology, including the virtual production stage, and learn how 5G and edge computing are transforming the future of content creation.

This program is part of Verizon’s commitment to support female representation in the gaming industry by elevating women within the esports community and inspiring the next generation of players. The Verizon Game Changers Caster Training Program will provide training and mentoring to the next generation of female esports casters, providing them with the tools and insight to grow in their careers.

Click HERE to apply for the Verizon Game Changers Caster Training.

APPLICATION DATES

Applications open on Wednesday, September 1 at 10 AM PT, and close on Sunday, September 12 at 11:59 PM PT.

INFO FOR APPLICATION

Available in US and Canada only

Legal First and Last Name

Preferred First Name

Preferred Pronouns

Date of Birth (must be over 18 years of age)

Email

Riot Tag

Cover Letter

Headshot Photo

Demo Reel or Example of Past Work

Social Media Handles

Optional -- List any events you’ve casted

If you have questions regarding this program or the application process, please contact CasterTraining@riotgames.com.

COVID-19 POLICY FOR ATTENDEES

All attendees will be required to COVID test prior to traveling for this program. Masks will be required on-site at the Verizon 5G labs. Riot and Verizon may require additional COVID protocols as they see fit.

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