When Leah Secondo got the call to serve as a broadcaster in the Games of the XXXII Olympiad in Tokyo, she knew it was an opportunity of a lifetime!
Secondo was hired by the Olympic Broadcasting Services (OBS), the production company that provides television coverage to over 200 countries. She feels her versatility sealed the deal.
“I know many sports and over the years have broadcasted a variety as well,” Secondo stated. “In the early rounds, I will call games for softball, women’s basketball and 3-on-3 women’s basketball. For the medal rounds, I will move into the analyst role.”
Leah thinks in addition to her background in broadcasting and being an athlete that real estate helped strengthen her skills and paved her path to the Olympics.
“There’s definitely a correlation between real estate, athletics and broadcasting. Each day is different and competitive.” Secondo explained further, “The market and industry are constantly changing. To stay updated, you need to be a lifelong learner, stay up to speed on technology and never be discouraged when a door closes. No matter what happens, it’s important to have a strong work ethic to pursue your dreams and goals.”
To exemplify her mantra, Secondo submitted her resume to the Olympic networks through the years. Secondo is a four-time Hall of Famer and has also had two-holes-in-one!
Leah has been consistently recognized by Michael Saunders & Company for exceeding sales expectations. Most recently, she received the President’s Award and the West Bradenton Office 2020 Top Producing Agent award. Additionally, Leah has been the leading sales and listing agent in the Manatee County Glenn Lakes subdivision, and is celebrating 20 years with Michael Saunders & Company. Her West Bradenton Office colleagues couldn’t be more excited for her opportunity and were happy to volunteer to support Leah by making sure her customers were provided the best in service while she is covering the Olympic Games. Now that’s teamwork!