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About

I am a sports commentator looking to turn my passion into a career. I have worked in sports live streaming for over 5 years, starting in my Senior year of High School. While becoming a Play-by-play Commentator, I also gained experience in Public Address Announcing, Color Commentating, News and Sports Desk Anchoring, Radio Show Hosting, and Media Relations.

My Experience

Millersville University Athletics

Main duties include:

  • Setting up cameras, tripods, computer, and other necessary accessories.  

  • Logging on and connecting to ReStream, and Stretch Internet. 

  • Provide Play-by-play commentary while also managing on-screen graphics, replays, and commercials through BlueFrame Production Truck.

  • Assemble and edit replay clips to post highlights on the official University Athletics YouTube channel. 

Wilmington Blue Rocks

2018 Internship duties include:

  • Writing, editing, and posting game notes and recaps on team website via MiLB Homebase.

  • Conducting and recording interviews to use for feature stories in gameday programs.

  • Setting up two-person broadcast booth with rosters, stats, and Media Information packets.

  • Setting up COMREX Radio equipment with headsets and crowd microphone.

  • Providing Play-by-play and Color commentary.

Student Technician

Main duties include:

  • Assisting students with audio and video projects 

  • Fixing, updating, and optimizing AVID Media Composer, AVID Pro Tools, AVID Nexis Client, and AVID Airspeed.

  • Maintaining tripods, cameras, lights, batteries, microphones, XLR cords, and other accessories. 

  • Keeping TV studio and it's cameras, overhead lights, computers, audio board, wireless microphones, and other equipment in working order.

  • Assist in the filming and streaming of official University events. 

CER Worker

Main duties include:

  • Renting out camera and audio equipment for students to use for their projects. 

  • Keeping inventory of all items and adding new ones into the system as we acquire and tag them.

  • Reporting damaged or lost items to the library. 

  • Booking recording studios for students and professors. 

  • Assisting students with basic tasks.

 

Education

August 2012 - May 2016

Salesianum School

  • Graduated with Diploma in May 2016

  • Spent 4 years as Student Manager with Ice Hockey team. 

    • Assembled scoresheets ​

    • Fixed helmets, facemasks, and sticks 

    • Provided tape, wax, skate sharpeners, and other accessories

    • Prepared water and pucks for practice and games

    • Occasionally managed penalty box 

    • Provided Public Address announcing for all home games 

    • Promoted team though flyers and afternoon announcements 

  • Spent 3 years as member of Rugby team ​

    • Varsity for Junior and Senior years ​

  • Play-by-play and Color Commentator for Soccer team Senior Year​

    • Livestreaming through the Cube​

    • Set-up included: camera, microphone, laptop, tripod, 4G hotspot

    • Also provided commentary for end of season team video

August 2016 - May 2020

Millersville University

  • Expected Graduation in May 2020 with Bachelor's Degree in Speech Communication with focus in Broadcasting

  • 3.16 Overall GPA, 3.45 Major GPA

  • Former member of MUTV where I was a Producer, Writer, and PSA Director.

  • Former member and Secretary of Millersville University's National Broadcasting Society Chapter.

  • 4-year member of WIXQ, the campus radio station.

    • Operated my own show through various timeslots before landing Fridays 10PM-1AM.​

    • 2/3 Variety Music 

    • 1/3 Talking about life, sports, and university happenings.

    • Occasionally have guests on to provide more variety in talk and music.

    • Run the board, assemble commercials, balance mic levels, and assemble music playlists all on my own. 

    • Produce and create Promo for each and every semester.

 

Upcoming Events

Live Stream: Girl's Volleyball vs. Carlisle
Tue, Oct 27
Mechanicsburg Area Senior High School
Oct 27, 7:00 PM EDT
Mechanicsburg Area Senior High School, 500 S Broad St, Mechanicsburg, PA 17055, USA
This game along with all Mechanicsburg Wildcats Events available to stream here: https://www.meridix.com/group/index.php?liveid=mechanicsburgwildcats#/
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Live Stream: Field Hockey vs. West Perry
Wed, Oct 28
Memorial Park Drive
Oct 28, 5:20 PM EDT
Memorial Park Drive, Memorial Park Dr, Mechanicsburg, PA 17055, USA
This game along with all Mechanicsburg Wildcats Events available to stream here: https://www.meridix.com/group/index.php?liveid=mechanicsburgwildcats#/
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Live Stream: Boy's Soccer vs. Hershey
Thu, Oct 29
Northside Elementary School
Oct 29, 5:00 PM EDT
Northside Elementary School, 411 N Walnut St, Mechanicsburg, PA 17055, USA
This game along with all Mechanicsburg Wildcats Events available to stream here: https://www.meridix.com/group/index.php?liveid=mechanicsburgwildcats#/
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Live Stream: Girl's Volleyball vs. Red Land
Thu, Nov 05
Mechanicsburg Area Senior High School
Nov 05, 5:00 PM EST
Mechanicsburg Area Senior High School, 500 S Broad St, Mechanicsburg, PA 17055, USA
This game along with all Mechanicsburg Wildcats Events available to stream here: https://www.meridix.com/group/index.php?liveid=mechanicsburgwildcats#/
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Live Stream: JV Football vs Northern
Mon, Nov 09
Memorial Park Drive
Nov 09, 6:00 PM EST
Memorial Park Drive, Memorial Park Dr, Mechanicsburg, PA 17055, USA
This game along with all Mechanicsburg Wildcats Events available to stream here: https://www.meridix.com/group/index.php?liveid=mechanicsburgwildcats#/
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302-559-8143

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