Working in Thailand Series: How to be a Sports Commentator in Thailand

working in thailand sports commentator

The following post is a chapter from our book, Working in Thailand: How to Ditch the Desk, Board the Flight, and Land the Job, written by Patrick Taylor and Karsten Aichholz.

Buy Working in Thailand on Amazon.

Our premium subscribers get access to this book for free, including the interview with seventeen professions in Thailand. They shared their experiences on what did they do to successfully get a job here, requirements, and what to expect.

The Sports Journalist

All quotes by Matt Lucas, TV commentator.

If asked to imagine a Muay Thai (Thai boxing) ring, the first image that comes to mind is probably something akin to the cheesy 1980s Jean-Claude Van Damme action flick Kickboxer—a rustic concrete square beneath a leaky tin roof in some rural backwater, the sounds of flesh pounding flesh and grunting accompanied by the squawks of chickens and the breeze through palms.

And indeed, in many parts of Thailand they’d be correct.

However, they do things bigger in Pattaya.

This is one of the 100+ exclusive pieces of content created for our Premium subscribers. To read and unlock all of them, please become a Premium or Business member.

Doing so helps ExpatDen to continue to create and publish free, longform guides on living, retiring, or starting businesses abroad without ruining your reading experience with ads and banners.

Unlock Now