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Football P.A. Announcer

Phone: (832) ***-****  HQ Phone
Email: j***@***.edu
University of Houston
4800 Calhoun Road
Houston , Texas 77204
United States

Company Description: The University of Houston is a Carnegie-designated Tier One public research university recognized by The Princeton Review as one of the nation's best colleges for...   more

Employment History


  • Communications
    University of Houston
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Jim Carola, University ..., 26 May 2010 [cached]
Jim Carola, University of Houston
In addition to being the football P.A. announcer for the University of Houston, Jim has announced for the Houston Oilers and the Houston Texans. His resume also includes a Super Bowl. He spent 35 years as the news director of Houston Infinity Stations and was an award-winning news and sports anchor. His television credits included hosting "Sports Unlimited," a national PBS television show, and co-hosting the weekly Bum Phillips (Houston Oilers' Head Coach) Coaches Show. In 2003 he was inducted into the Texas Radio Hall of Fame. Besides announcing, Jim was a voiceover talent, lending his voice to commercials, industrials and movies. When he's not in the press box or a studio, you will find him on his ranch training and showing cutting horses.
100.3 KILT - Jim Carola, 12 Jan 2005 [cached]
Special Guest: KILT News Director Jim Carola
Jim Carola
Jim Carola
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KILT News Director Jim Carola recently completed his 35th year with the station.He has been honored with numerous awards over the years for both his news and sports reporting.
Jim is a graduate of the University of Houston with a degree in Communications.He was the Astrodome voice of the Oilers for 28 years and is now heard by fans at all Houston Texans home games.He also does freelance voice work for radio and television as well as commercial and industrial videos.
Jim and his wife Tomma live on a ranch west of Houston, where they raise and train cutting horses.
Kathy Armstrong introduced Jim ..., 19 Jan 2005 [cached]
Kathy Armstrong introduced Jim Carola, longtime Houston radio personality, who is currently with 97.5, NewsTalk Radio.
Jim is also the current PA announcer for the Houston Texans home games and was the stadium announcer for the Houston Oilers for 28 years.Jim spoke to the group about the Evolution of Radio and where this leaves the local radio community.Jim also poke about mentoring the younger generation who are interested in your field of business.
Hear from the likes of KILT's ... [cached]
Hear from the likes of KILT's Chuck Dunaway, KNUZ's Joe Ford, KNUZ's Paul Berlin, KNUZ's (and current KTRK 13 anchor Dave Ward), KIKK's Bill Bailey, KNUZ's Arch Yancy, KILT's Bill Young, KCOH's Skipper Lee and KILT's Jim Carolla.
Also out of a job in ..., 17 Dec 2004 [cached]
Also out of a job in Houston are veterans Jim Carola and Pat Hernandez who were laid off by Infinity-owned KILT-FM as part of planned cutbacks in the station's news operation.
Carola joined KILT in 1964, when he was a junior at the University of Houston, and became news director in 1970. He was public-address announcer for Super Bowl VIII at Rice Stadium and filled the same role at Oilers games for 28 years, missing only one game in 1987 after an appendectomy. He is PA announcer for Texans games at Reliant Stadium.
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