The Joel Goldberg Experience

Keynote Presenter and Emcee

If you’re in the market for an entertaining, story driven speaker for your next event, look no further. Joel built his career around building strong relationships and has a message designed to promote trust in every situation.


Meaningful Conversation


Bold Leadership


Networks Based on Trust


A native of suburban Philadelphia and Chicago, Joel Goldberg has worked as part of the Royals’ broadcast team for FOX Sports Kansas City since 2008 and serves as the television play-by-play voice for the ECHL Kansas City Mavericks.

Joel has spent nearly 25 years in television, developing and maintaining relationships with professional athletes, coaches, and team management.

He has become a powerful public speaker and presenter, talking with groups about the networking principles he’s learned from his experiences of interviewing successful icons. Joel drives home a strong message of personal perseverance tailored to each and every audience and focuses on delivery impact for growth.

Upon completion of his degree in journalism and history at the University of Wisconsin, Joel began his professional broadcasting career at the NBC affiliate in Rhinelander, Wisconsin before moving back to Madison as a sports reporter for NBC15, WMTV. He went from covering Brett Favre and the Packers to Kurt Warner, Marshall Faulk and the Rams after a move to St. Louis.  Joel was awarded the 2001 Mid-America Emmy Award for Sports Reporting and also traveled to multiple World Series, Super Bowls and NHL playoffs during nine years at KTVI Fox 2 and Fox Sports Midwest, reporting on stars like Mark McGwire and Albert Pujols.

Joel relocated his family to Kansas City in 2008 and witnessed the emergence of Eric Hosmer, Salvador Perez and the 2015 World Champion Royals.  He became and continues to be an integral part of the Royals’ broadcast team and the overall Kansas City community.

Keynote Topics

Make the most of your next event! Joel will invigorate your audience with stories you won’t hear anywhere else. Whether you’re looking for a talk on leadership or an advanced education on networking, contact Joel below.

Making A Splash Through Effective Networking

How to connect with high end clients and the similarities between the business and sports worlds. Joel has spent a career building relationships and trust with superstar athletes. He shares anecdotes and strategies that can help anyone make the most challenging of connections.

Making a Splash With Championship Culture

All companies want to build a champion and Joel had a front row seat covering the Kansas City Royals and St. Louis Rams, two franchises that emerged from the cellar to win titles. He shares a winning game plan that can help organizations on the field or in the office place.

“We all want our businesses to be smart, successful and perhaps above all, wise and good with our customers. Joel Goldberg’s experience in and around the world of sports, professional and amateur, helps him deliver a message pertinent to your organization. Championships, on and off the field, are won because organizations have a clear and focused approach on how they do business. Joel’s self-effacing humor and observations of championship teams will help your organization grow in ways you never knew it could.”

Lamar Hunt, Jr.

Member of the Founding Family, of the Kansas City Chiefs

“Joel Goldberg is one of the most professional and outstanding guys in media. It has been a privilege to work in the game with him for nearly 15 years. He is someone I can call a friend.”

Albert Pujols

10-time MLB All-Star, 3-time MVP

“Joel Goldberg brings a championship spirit and a deep-rooted passion for community that is both inspirational and impactful! He continues to use his voice to give voice to the rich history of the Negro Leagues and the important role the Negro Leagues Baseball Museum plays in keeping that history alive! I’m proud to have him on our team and even prouder to have him as a friend!”

Bob Kendrick

President, Negro Leagues Baseball Museum

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Located in Kansas City, MO

But available for travel