Résumé

Résumé

RELATED EMPLOYMENT EXPERIENCE

Madison Capitols Hockey (USHL), Middleton, WI                                                                                     07/18 to Present
Director of Media Relations

  • Provided play-by-play for all regular season radio broadcasts on Hockeytv.com and Caps Radio on Mixlr.com.
  • Produced all broadcasts and it’s components, including advertisements and commercials.
  • Served as primary contact with HockeyTech for all issues and broadcast concerns.
  • Worked with 5 local TV stations, 10 local radio stations, and 3 local newspapers on establishing and distribution of stories, press releases.
  • Maintained and created all social media and website content as well as in-game use, including producing all still graphics and videos.
  • Prepared “Game Notes” packets for all media members, home and visiting coaches, players, and staff.
  • Created and executed all marketing initiatives, as well as all video and graphical collateral, including social media
  • Generated over a 13% increase in Capitols followers on Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook since September 2018.
  • Helped generate a 31% annual growth over first two seasons, including 75% growth Year one.
  • Scheduled and executed school visits, annual signature events, and promotional nights.
  • Negotiated over $100,000 in group and season tickets sales.
  • Secured over $30,000 in sponsorship, including many with nationally recognized brands.
  • Organized nearly 800 volunteer hours in 80 community events.

Odessa Jackalopes Hockey (NAHL), Odessa, TX                                                                                             09/16 to 07/18
Director of Media Relations & Broadcasting

Play-By-Play for 120 Games on Hockeytv.com and KFZX – Classic Rock 102
Worked with 4 TV Stations, 1 Radio Station, and 1 Newspaper to Promote Team Image
Maintained and created all social media and website content and in-game use, including still graphics and videos.
Author of Feature Stories about Players and Staff for Team Website and Local Media
Hosted Weekly Jacks Power Hour Radio Show
Record Voiceovers for Commercials to be Played on Local Radio and Television
Production of still Graphics and Videos for Online and In-Game Use
Conducted & Scheduled Player and Coach Interviews with Media Outlets
Generated 35% Increase in Facebook Followers
Generated 28% Increase in Twitter Followers

WEEK-TV an NBC Affiliate, Peoria, IL                                                                                                      11/14 to 5/16
Associate Video Producer

• Prepared, set-up, and performed live-shooting for broadcasts
• Edited video of news and sports clips using non-linear editing equipment for on-air segments.

Peoria Mustangs Hockey (NA3HL), Peoria, IL                                                                                       11/13 to 5/16
Play-By-Play/Color Commentator

• Served as Voice of the Peoria Mustangs, a USA Hockey-sanctioned Tier III Junior A ice hockey team in the North American 3 Hockey League (NA3HL), handling both play-by-play and color commentating
• Provided live expert analysis, background information, and in-game color commentary as well as pre and post-game interviews with the players and coaches
• Over 55 Home Games Broadcasted

ESPN3/Braves Vision, Peoria, IL                                                                                                               10/13 to 5/16
Play-By-Play/Color Commentator /Audio-Visual Producer

• Provided live expert analysis, background information and commentary for Bradley Athletics, which partnered with ScheffTech Productions to produce over 60 events each year featuring Bradley Soccer, Volleyball, Basketball, Baseball, and Softball games for the ESPN3 network via WatchESPN
• Managed and operated in-arena audio and instant replay

Peoria Rivermen Hockey (AHL), Peoria, IL                                                                                          09/12 to 05/13
Sales & Promotions

• Facilitated on-ice and pre-game promotions
• Sold team merchandise
• Maintained electronic data for ticket sales

EDUCATION

Bradley University                                                                                                                                       08/12 to 05/16

Bachelor of Science in Sports Communication
Bachelor of Science in Business Management & Administration

-Four Year Academic Scholarship

ACTIVITIES

• Member – Sportscasters Talent Agency of America (STAA)

• Member – IHSA/ASA/CIUA/CISA/GLOA/UMPS

• Member AEPi Fraternity, Bradley University: Philanthropy Chair, Brotherhood Chair, Social Chair, Scribe (Secretary)