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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 experience

Mar 2009Present

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 2010Present

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 2009Jul 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 2010Jul 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 2009Apr 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 2008Apr 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 2009Mar 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 2005Jan 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 2005Dec 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 2007Oct 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 2009Oct 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 2004Jan 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 2008Jun 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 2006Mar 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 2003Aug 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 2000May 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 1996Nov 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 1998Jul 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

19901994

BA

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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