You may recognize Justin McKee as the horseback announcer at the annual PRCA rodeo during the Coffeyville Inter-State fair. Or maybe you’ve seen him on television announcing professional bull riding events or at another rodeo venue somewhere around the country. Legendary for his announcing voice, when he hears, “Hey, Cowboy!” from the stock contractors and rodeo athletes, that’s the salutation that makes his heart swell with pride. “I’ve always wanted to be respected as much as a competitor in the arena as the guy talking about what’s happening in the arena.”
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