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NBC Sports/NBCSN/The Olympic Channel

Play-by-Play Announcer

World Championships:  Nordic (Cross Country Skiing, Nordic Combined, Ski Jumping), Diving, Swimming, Track and Field, Curling.

Other World Cup events include:  Alpine Skiing, Wrestling, Gymanstics, Freestyle Skiing, Snowboard Cross, Figure Skating, Speed Skating

Winter Olympics - PyeongChang 2018

Announcer for Curling

Summer Olympics - Rio 2106

Announcer for Archery and Taekwondo

Fill-in for Judo (great story!)


Free Lance Play-by-Play Announcer
National and Regional Sports Networks
1989 – Present (29 years)

Free-lance announcer for a number of national and regional networks, including NBC Sports, ESPN, Fox Sports, Big Ten Network, ABC Sports, AT&T/Root Sports, Fox Sports Oklahoma/Fox College Sports, Eleven Sports

Experienced in calling a variety of sports, including Football, Basketball, Baseball, Volleyball, Wrestling, Gymnastics, Track & Field, Swimming & Diving, Auto Racing, Ski Jumping, Curling, Luge, Alpine Skiing, Cross Country Skiing, Nordic Combined, Rugby. 

Notable Assignments:   

MLB:  Houston Astros Studio Host on CSN Houston and AT&T/Root Sports Southwest.

NBA:  Houston Rockets Studio Host on CSN Houston 

NHL:  Vegas Golden Knights Studio Host on AT&T SportsNet

Spent 15 years calling Big 12 Conference basketball for ESPN Networks.  Big 12 Baseball Championships for Fox Regional Networks.

Play-by-Play Announcer for NCAA National Division II Football and Basketball Game of the Week (NCAA/Niles Media) and most recently for Big Sky Conference (Eleven Sports)


Colorado Media School

Instructor

February 2016 - Present

Denver, Colorado

Instructor in the Sports Emphasis program teaching play-by-play as well as general broadcast preparation and performance applicable for all disciplines.  Also taught courses in televsion production.

Comcast SportsNet Houston
Network Anchor/Host/Play-by-Play Announcer
September 2012 – November 2014 (2 years 3 months) Houston, Texas

Key assignments included serving as the host for the Emmy-nominated Houston Rockets studio shows with Hall of Famer, Calvin Murphy.  Hosted  "College Football Central" and "High School Sports Central" as well as the network's golf shows and one of our hosts for our Houston Astros studio shows.  Also a main anchor for "SportsNet Central", our nightly news show.  Duties also included play-by-play and reporting as needed.  Additionally, I took an active role in working with interns each semester and summer.

Mountain West Sports Network
Network Anchor/Host/Play-by-Play Announcer
April 2008 – May 2012 (4 years 2 months)

Denver, Colorado
Studio Host/Anchor and Play-by-Play Announcer for the first network dedicated to one collegiate conference, the Mountain West Conference.  Our network covers Air Force, Boise State, Colorado State, New Mexico, San Diego State, TCU, UNLV, and Wyoming.  We offered Live Events, Conference News, and Original Programming to a national audience.

Director of Broadcasting & Communications
Lincoln Pro Baseball, Inc.
March 2006 – April 2008 (2 years 2 months)

Lincoln, Nebraska
Play-by-Play Voice of the Lincoln Saltdogs independent professional baseball team.

Program Director/Sports Announcer
Three Eagles Communications
April 2001 – March 2006 (5 years)

Lincoln, Nebraska
Program Director/Sports Announcer for ESPN 1480 AM and Host of "The Average Joe Sports Show".   Sports Announcer for KFOR 1240 AM, which included serving as the Play-by-Play voice for the Lincoln Saltdogs.

Sports Director
KTBU-TV
July 1999 – September 2000 (1 year 3 months)

Houston, Texas
Called the play-by-play and hosted coaches shows as part of the station's contract with the University of Houston.


Studio Host/Producer
HuskerVision - University of Nebraska
1994 – 1999 (5 years)

Lincoln, Nebraska
Studio host for numerous HuskerVision productions, including "The Tom Osborne Show" as well as coaches shows for women's basketball and volleyball. Hosted and helped produce "The Husker Show", which featured all sports at the University of Nebraska.


Student Assistant/Post-Graduate
University of Nebraska Sports Information Office
August 1985 – 1991 (6 years)

Lincoln, Nebraska
Though my undergrad experience was gained several years ago, it remains the foundation for preparing for each broadcast.  It also gave me background and knowledge of a variety of sports beyond Husker football, which has proven beneficial throughout my career as a play-by-play announcer, host, and anchor.  Working in media relations also gave insight into the balance between working in journalism and promoting a brand and doing so in a professional way.