Objective

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.

Summary

Current Sports Talk Show Host in Knoxville, TN hosting “The News Sentinel Sports Page” on WNML FM/AM “The Sports Animal” 10am-12pm ET Over 9 years of sports radio experience in Dallas, Knoxville,Tuscaloosa & on 31-affiliate/5-state Southeast network Current show ratings (M25-54) on WNML (Knoxville) have doubled in the two books as the host. Tremendous client & listener response to his impact Sports Radio 1420 The Tusk (Tuscaloosa) set frequency sales records regularly while out-billing FMs Freelanced nationally for ESPN Radio, Fox Sports Radio & Sirius/XM Successful experience as an Update Anchor, Multi-Sport Play-By-Play Announcer, Color Analyst, Studio Game Host, Sideline Reporter, TV Show Host Passion & work ethic that is unmatched, to go along with having the knowledge, the vision & the plan to execute winning sports talk

Work History

Work History
Mar 2009 - Present

Blog as the National SEC Sports Examiner

Examiner.com

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)

WNML FM/AM The Sports Animal

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"

93.9 The Score (WYTK-FM)

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

Sports Fan Properties

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"

CRM Sports

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

Paul W. Bryant Museum

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

UAB Athletics/Blazers ISP Network

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)

Top Sports Net TV

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

Fox Sports Radio (National Network)

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

Sirius/XM Satellite Radio

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

U. of Alabama Athletics

-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

Sep 2004 - Jan 2009

Program Director/Sports Talk Show Host/Play-By-Play Announcer

Sports Radio 1420 The Tusk (WACT-AM)

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

Learfield/ISP Sports (Crimson Tide Sports Network)

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

ESPN Radio (National Network)

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

NewsTalk 99 (WNOX-AM)

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

Apr 2000 - May 2001

Denver Broncos Game Correspondent

News Talk 1110 WBT

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

Time Warner Cable now Brighthouse Network

-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

Sunshine Network now FS Florida

Reported on the Florida Special Olympics, wrote, produced & voiced creative feature packages that aired state-wide

Education

Education
1990 - 1994

BA

http://www.usf.edu/index.asp

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.

Portfolio