JoSH Zavadil

  • Vestavia Hills AL

Project Employee -- Digital Products | NBA


I am a highly skilled and trained digital media employee with a background in news, sports and editorial, as well as product development.

Work History

Work History

Project Employee -- Digital Products

National Basketball Association
Nov 2014 - Mar 2015

WIAT-TV (Birmingham, Alabama)

Digital Executive Producer

Oversee editorial production of all stories posted to during each shift, 

Mar 2013 - Oct 2014

Digital Content Producer


Write and edit an average of 15 articles per day; Review, edit and post preview and final web scripts from reporters; Live stream newscasts, press conferences; Edit and cut video from each newscast and attach it to corresponding web content; Produce photo galleries to accompany stories or to act as standalone web components; Monitor, promote and interact on Twitter, Facebook and other social media outlets

Dec 2011 - Jan 2014

Contributing Writer

SBNation's Celticsblog

Provide video analysis of numerous Boston Celtics games using and other statistical resources Conducted interview with Celtics' forward Jeff Green during the Summer of 2012 about hisrecovery from heart surgery, graduatingfrom college and rejoining the Celtics

Mar 2012 - Dec 2012

Senior Writer 

Provided coverage and analysis of numerous University of Alabama athletic events and engage readers and followers actively and consistently via social media. Twitter followers increased by 1500 during time as Senior Writer Wrote 2-3200-500(at minimum) word pieces per day on Alabama athletics Shot and edited practice footage, player interviews, and coach press conferences

Sep 2012 - Dec 2012

Sports Director


Organize and schedule all staff members for broadcasting and production opportunities. Begin a new pregame program during Alabama home game weekends,“ Crimson Tide Gameday,” to preview and break down the upcoming game with two hosts and rotating new staff members in order to get the new staff members on-air experience. Train and guide freshman on proper board operation, send out broadcast schedules, and inform hosts and co-hosts of previously covered show topics Comprise new format for Tuscaloosa's longest-running sports talk show,“ The Student Section,” that plays Monday through Friday, 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. with three hosts. The show discusses the hottest topics in sports each day.

Aug 2011 - Dec 2012

Assistant Sports Director


Host of“ The Morning Drive,” a morning news and entertainment talk show from 8 a.m. to 10 a.m., Monday through Friday during the Spring of 2012. Host of“ The Student Section,” West Alabama's longest running sports show on the radio. Assemble and train sports staff members on board operation Sort production schedules and inform board operators of their commitments at least a week prior to their scheduled production time Play-by-play voice of Alabama soccer for all home and away games; create and host an Alabama soccer postgame show on WVUA-FM

Aug 2012 - Dec 2012


Crimson Tide Productions

Provided play-by-play for all Alabama women's soccer games on an online video feed; Conduct live hits from within the soccer stadium with both coaches to be played on the stadium's jumbotron Produce and edit packages, postgame interview pieces, and assorted features centered around Alabama's soccer program


2008 - 2012

B.A. in Telecommunications and Film - Broadcast Journalism

University of Alabama - Tuscaloosa

Minor in Computer Science


Basic web design, WordPress, WordPress VIP, Joomla, HTML, Foundation code, Final Cut Pro, Avid, Adobe Audition, Adobe After Effects, CNN NewsSource, AP Press Wire, Endplay, ENPS, some Photoshop, Inergize, LIN CMS,  Twitter, Instagram, Snapchat, Facebook, JIRA, ZenDesk.