Professional & College Extracurricular Work Experience
PITT SPORTS VIDEO MANAGER
I am working with the University of Pittsburgh athletics sports video services department, working directly with teams for game film, game logging, replay system operation and similar tasks.
I have completed my bachelor's degree in Communications Media Production with a minor in Journalism & Public Relations from Indiana University of Pennsylvania.
HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS COMMENTARY
I am working as a freelance play-by-play commentator for LHTC Media/Showcase Productions, primarily for The Wildcats Network covering Greater Latrobe high school sports.
I served as sports editor for two years. Responsibilities included building and designing a six to ten page sports section twice a week. I managed the writing staff for the section and frequently wrote stories for the digital student newspaper's news, culture, sports and editorial sections.
Through IUP's Center for Media Production and Research as well as a Digital Sports Production course, I have done play-by-play and color commentary for football and basketball games, as well as courtside reporting, graphics and audio. One of our football broadcasts won a NATAS Mid-Atlantic Crystal Pillar award.
Served for three semesters as assistant station manager, overseeing day-to-day operation and working with the faculty advisor. I also served as lead producer of The Big Hit, a weekly sports talk show. I served as on-air talent and/or technical crew each week for two and a half years.
Primary organizer of Sports Talk Live, a sports radio show airing in hour-long blocks three times a week. Past experience also includes on-air talent in both sports talk and music.