To work in a great market, where I get to show my personality, raise the bar of success in the industry, be creative and have fun, while being widely regarded as one of the best on-air talents in the business.
Mar 2009 - Present
Blog as the National SEC Sports Examiner
Blog for Top 100 most viewed website in the world, I'm one of the top performing & most viewed of all of our sports writers in the country
Oct 2010 - Present
Show Host "News Sentinel Sports Page" (10a-12p ET)
Current daily host of “The News Sentinel Sports Page” on “The Sports Animal” – WNML in Knoxville (10am – Noon ET) since October 2010 (SportsAnimal99.com)
7 different Knoxville News Sentinel Reporters & Columnists join me on a rotating basis to provide different insight & perspective on U. of Tennessee, SEC, high school and national sports stories. Ratings & sales have multiplied w/me on-board.
I book guests on the show with my extensive contacts, averaging 2-3 guests per show including more than 40 college football head coaches this summer including Derek Dooley, Lane Kiffin, Pat Fitzgerald, Mike Stoops, Tommy Tuberville & more.
Apr 2009 - Jul 2011
Fill-In Sports Talk Show Co-Host - "The Boomo Bugg Show"
Fill-In for main host, interview guests on fast-paced informative 2-hour midday sports talk show, show prep, talking SEC sports
Apr 2010 - Jul 2011
Play-By-Play Announcer - Boxing
Announced the action w/guest analysts like Hector Camacho Jr. & Paul Delgado, did post-fight in-ring interviews, will do future events
Aug 2009 - Apr 2011
Sports Talk Show Co-Host - "Bama Roll Call"
Co-hosted weekly sports talk show dedicated to U. of Alabama sports, aired on radio affiliates in five southeast states, iTunes & the network website
Aug 2008 - Apr 2011
Guest Sports Talk Analyst - "Crimson On Demand" Podcast
Regular invited guest for popular sports talk podcast dedicated to U. of Alabama athletics airing on local radio, at museum & website
Oct 2009 - Mar 2010
Play-By-Play Announcer - Women's Basketball
Was the voice of UAB Women's Basketball w/Color Analyst Laura Waldrop for the 2009/2010 season. I still fill-in as the color analyst on the Blazers ISP Radio Network a couple of times a year.
Aug 2005 - Jan 2010
TV Play-By-Play Announcer (D2-Stillman Col., Shelton St. CC & Tuscaloosa Academy)
Executed entertaining full game play-by-play broadcasts for football, basketball & baseball games for D2-Stillman College, Shelton St. CC & high school games
Aug 2005 - Dec 2009
U. of Alabama Sports Game Reporter/Correspondent/Show Guest
Called-in live in-game reports for U. of Alabama football/basketball, frequent guest on national shows, secured post-game interviews
Oct 2007 - Oct 2009
SEC Reporter/On-Site Producer/Show Guest
Effectively & efficiently handled 1-on-1 interviews w/each SEC men's basketball head coach, on-site produced, guest on AM sports show
Aug 2009 - Oct 2009
Fill-In Public Address Announcer/Guest Speaker
-Filled-in as Public Address Announcer for first time for U. of Alabama soccer smoothly and with great feedback-Invited guest speaker to U. of Alabama Alumni Chapter events, shared my insight on Alabama football, fielded questions, rave reviews
Apr 2009 - May 2009
Alabama Football REcruiting Sportswriter
Wrote stories on high school football prospects recruited by U. of Alabama, interviewed players, researched recruitment, submitted story
Sep 2004 - Jan 2009
Program Director/Sports Talk Show Host/Play-By-Play Announcer
Hosted entertaining & informative sports talk show in AM & PM drives, heavy local, sellable & successful, handled every aspect of station
Feb 2008 - Jun 2008
U. of Alabama Baseball Co-Play-By-Play Announcer
Co-voice for U. of Alabama baseball, smoothly/confidently called some solo games, did so well while maintaining full-time sports radio job
Aug 2006 - Mar 2008
U. of Alabama Sports Game Reporter/Correspondent
Called-in live in-game reports for U. of Alabama football & basketball, secured post-game player interviews on-site for weekend shows
Mar 2003 - Aug 2004
Color Analyst/Play-By-PLay Announcer/Fill-In Sports Talk Host
On #1 HS football broadcast team w/top ratings & huge sales, filled-in on Sat AM Sports Talk Show & H.S. Football Post-game show
Oct 2001 - Mar 2003
Weekend/Fill-In Sports Update Reporter
Wrote & anchored "Ticket Tickers" on weekends in #5 market smoothly/confidently, filled-in for full-time anchors, interacted w/guests
Apr 2000 - May 2001
Denver Broncos Game Correspondent
Covered Broncos games & draft for sports talk show, called-in with game reports & answered questions about the events
Feb 1996 - Nov 2000
TV Sideline Reporter/Show Host/VJ/PBP Announcer/Color Analyst/Production Asst
-Sideline Reporter for games, hosted sports segments on daily TV show, hosted client TV shows & VJ for music video show-Called various high school sports w/Tedd Webb from WFLA, called women's pro fastpitch softball & filled-in numerous production spots
Jun 1998 - Jul 1999
Florida Special Olympics Reporter/Producer
Reported on the Florida Special Olympics, wrote, produced & voiced creative feature packages that aired state-wide
Mar 1992 - Mar 1994
MLB Spring Training Play-By-Play Announcer
Traveled around the state doing play-by-play of spring training games in press boxes for valuable experience while in college
1990 - 1994
Held a 3.0 GPA. Was a TV Sports Anchor for Broadcasting Department weekly TV show. That show aired on local cable each week. I also interned at XL 106.7 (WXXL-FM) in Orlando to learn the ropes in radio.
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