Television Play-by-Play Announcer
Entering his second season with the New Orleans Pelicans as the team’s television play-by-play announcer, Joel Meyers brings over 25 years of broadcast experience to the organization. Meyers came to New Orleans after six seasons as the Los Angeles Lakers’ TV Play-By-Play announcer (2005-11) and two as the Lakers’ radio play-by-play announcer (2003-2005). Meyers won two Emmy awards in his time as L.A.’s TV play-by-play man and previously served four years as the voice of San Antonio Spurs’ television broadcast before joining the Lakers.
Having worked for ESPN over more than a decade calling college football, college basketball and professional golf, Meyers has also worked for NBC covering the NFL, two Olympic Games as well as the NBA and professional golf.
In addition, Meyers has worked Sunday nights for CBS/WestwoodOne for the past 10 years and will continue to call NFL action while also calling Big 12 college football on FSN every Saturday night.
A St. Louis native, Meyers attended the University of Missouri. He and his wife, Carol, have two sons, Drew and J.J.