About Christopher Schieman

Christopher Schieman is a professional broadcaster and journalist located in Cleveland, Ohio, U.S.A. He graduated from Bowling Green State University in 2006 with a degree in Broadcast Journalism. Chris has worked as a news director, state news correspondent, sports announcer and talk show host. In his career Chris has interviewed politicians, celebrities, and athletes, including several football hall of famers. He has announced over 200 live sports broadcasts, including several high school state championship games as well as college football, basketball and baseball. He was the lead play-by-play announcer for the 1st round of the 2006 Women's NCAA basketball tournament at Purdue University. He currently works as the lead announcer for Ursuline College near Cleveland and announces the college's soccer, volleyball, basketball and softball games. In his free time he enjoys live music, writing, theater and travel.

YG World Cup Blog: But how do they look?

We're now one game into the World Cup for the United States and already the conversation has drifted from the team's play on the field to how they look while playing on the field.  Specifically I'm speaking of the uniforms team U.S.A. is sporting and how they look a lot like nurse's uniforms. [...]

By | June 29th, 2011|Football, General, Soccer, Sports in Germany, WWC2011|Comments Off on YG World Cup Blog: But how do they look?

Landon Donovan grows up on the biggest world stage

Typically when I write about sports events, I start planning my work near the game's end. By the 86th minute of Wednesday's game between the United States and Algeria I had this blog pretty much written. I was going to speak about missed opportunities, and the fact that the Americans had no one [...]

Is the United States indifferent to the World Cup?

Every four years the World Cup stops the world in its tracks and every four years the US media has a public debate: Will this be the year the Americans catch football fever? There are certainly many us who have been waiting for this month ever since 2006. Firstly, it's not even football [...]

Meet the World Cup bloggers: Christopher Schieman

Christopher Schieman is a 2006 graduate of Bowling Green State University in Bowling Green, Ohio, USA, where he majored in Broadcast Journalism. Schieman has worked in a number of areas in Journalism. He was a News Director for a group of radio stations in Wyoming and a correspondent for the Wyoming News Network. [...]

By | June 22nd, 2010|Football World Cup 2010, General, Sports in Germany|Comments Off on Meet the World Cup bloggers: Christopher Schieman