BILL DOLEMAN    SPORTSCASTER / HOST / ANCHOR / PLAY-BY-PLAY    

ADDRESS:
730 Walden Court
Highlands Ranch, CO 80126
PHONE: 402-430-9336    
EMAIL: billdoleman@gmail.com
WEBSITE: www.billdoleman.com


KEY EXPERIENCE

NBC SPORTS NETWORKS - JANUARY 2016-PRESENT  (Hired by Rebecca Chatman/Dan McColl)
OLYMPIC GAMES.  Play-by-Play Announcer for two Olympic Games. Called events both live and on tape delay working with producers Marybeth Duffy, Todd Benjaminson, Dan Hyatt, and Amy Zimmerman on several of the NBC family of networks.
2016 SUMMER/RIO. Archery (Analyst: Rick McKinney) and Taekwondo (Pat Croce) and emergency fill in for Judo.  
2018 WINTER/PYEONGCHANG.  Curling (Pete Fenson) 
2020 SUMMER/TOKYO. Archery, Modern Pentathlon (Eli Bremer), Shooting (Shari LeGate), Race Walk (Tom Feuer)
OTHER ASSIGNMENTS:  Primary Play-by-Play:  Biathlon, Cross Country Skiing (2018-Present).  World Championships: (2017-Present) Biathlon, Curling, Track & Field, Diving, Nordic, Rowing. World Cup Events: Alpine Skiing, Ski Jumping, Cross Country, Nordic Combined, Luge, Curling, Freestyle Skiing, Speed Skating, Figure Skating, Wrestling. Diamond League Track & Field, TYR Pro Swim Series.  Olympic Trials: Curling. NBC Sports, NBCSN, Universal HD, The Olympic Channel, as well as others carrying coverage both online and linear. Called events both at site, remotely from studio, and from home.


RECENT FREELANCE EXPERIENCE - 2014-PRESENT (Supervisor/Coordinating Producer)

AT&T SPORTSNET (Brian Mitchell) Vegas Golden Knights Studio Host, Play-by-Play Announcer Basketball, Baseball 
ROOT SPORTS SOUTHWEST (Brian Mitchell) Houston Astros Studio Host, Play-by-Play Announcer Baseball
FOX SPORTS OKLAHOMA/FOX COLLEGE SPORTS (Brandon Meier/Craig Moran) Play-by-Play Announcer Basketball, Gymnastics, Wrestling, Volleyball, and the Big 12 Conference Baseball Tournaments, 2015-Present. 
NCAA/NILES MEDIA (Kevin Shank/Jeff Graham) NCAA Division II National Football and Basketball Game of the Week and College Basketball on ESPN/ASN, 2015-18.  
ELEVEN SPORTS (Steve Hurlbut) Play-by-Play Announcer Football and Basketball, 2017-2019.



COLORADO MEDIA SCHOOL - DENVER, CO - FEBRUARY 2016-OCTOBER 2018

Instructor.  Taught students play-by-play announcing, studio show production, performance, game and show preparation, career preparation and guidance. Critique and advise.


CSN HOUSTON (COMCAST/NBCU) - HOUSTON, TX - SEPTEMBER 2012-NOVEMBER 2014

Network Anchor/Studio Host/Play-by-Play Announcer. One of the main anchors for the network's nightly sports news show, “SportsNet Central”. Key assignment was to host the popular and unique studio shows for the Houston Rockets with Hall of Famer Calvin Murphy. Anchored “College Football Central”, “High School Sports Central”, and was a host for Houston Astros studio shows and “Sports Talk Live”. Duties included play-by-play and as well as reporting, as needed. Called upon by upper management to be a leader and role model in our newsroom. Took the initiative to mentor younger staff members and interns to help them with on-air performance or guidance for a career in sports broadcasting.


MOUNTAIN WEST SPORTS NETWORK (THE MTN.) - DENVER, CO - APRIL 2008-MAY 2012

Network Anchor/Studio Host. One of the main anchors for “The Mountain Sports Report”, which was the network's nightly news show. Hosted a number of other studio and remote shows throughout the year including “Around the Mountain” (journalist roundtable), “A Conversation With…” (long-form interview show), “Full Court Press” (basketball x’s & o’s show), as well as our pre-/post- and halftime shows for all sports on the network. Designated on-site host for live-event programming such as basketball tournaments and football games. Of note, The Mtn. was the first-ever network dedicated to one collegiate athletics conference.

Play-By-Play Announcer. Freelance play-by-play announcer for The Mtn. from its launch in 2006 before being asked to join the network full-time as an anchor. Maintained those duties while on staff and continued to call a variety of sports, including football, basketball, volleyball, and baseball.


LINCOLN PRO BASEBALL, INC. (LINCOLN SALTDOGS) - LINCOLN, NE - 2006-2008

Play-By-Play/Director of Broadcasting & Media Relations. Radio Play-by-Play Announcer for the Lincoln Saltdogs of the Northern League/American Association. Responsibilities included announcing all games, generally solo, but at times with a partner. Wrote daily game notes and post-game stories. Maintained team's website. Worked with local and league media to generate publicity for coaches, players, and organization. Wrote features, press releases, and media guide. Worked with an intern each season to help them develop their talents for play-by-play or sports journalism.  Team Play-by-Play Announcer for radio rights holder, 2001-04.


KLMS/KFOR RADIO/THREE EAGLES COMMUNICATIONS - LINCOLN, NE - 2001-2006

Program Director.  KLMS, Lincoln’s all-sports ESPN Radio affiliate. Re-branded the station as “Lincoln's Home for Big-Time Sports” and revitalized ratings and revenue. Created, produced, and hosted of “The Average Joe Sports Show”, a daily sports talk show, and “Goin’ Deep”, a Christian sports talk show. Play-by-Play Announcer for football, basketball, baseball. 
Producer/Host/ Sports Announcer.  KFOR, Lincoln’s top-rated AM station and rights-holder for the Lincoln Saltdogs. Was hired to be one of the first play-by-play announcers in team history.


KTBU-TV/CHANNEL 55 “THE TUBE” - HOUSTON, TX - 1999-2000

Sports Director. Then the top-rated independent television station in the nation’s fourth-largest city, #11 market. 
Play-by-Play Announcer. University of Houston athletics, including football, basketball, and baseball. Studio Host/Producer “Cougar SportsView” coaches shows.


ADDITIONAL FREELANCE EXPERIENCE


ABC SPORTS

*Play-By-Play Announcer for college basketball.


BIG TEN NETWORK

*Play-by-Play Announcer for volleyball.


ESPN NETWORKS

*2019 Pan American Games (Diving)
*Play-By-Play Announcer for football, basketball, and volleyball, including NCAA Regionals.
*Play-By-Play Announcer for Big 12 Conference men's basketball for 15 seasons.
*On-Site Host for “Studio 66” pre-game and halftime shows.


FOX SPORTS NET/PRIME NETWORK

*Play-By-Play Announcer and Feature Reporter for football, basketball, and championship events, including gymnastics, volleyball, wrestling, and track and field.
*Contributing Feature Reporter for the weekly football highlights show, “The Big Eight Gridiron Report” and “The Big 12 Showcase”.
*Co-Host of “Prime Network’s Orange Bowl National Championship Preview”.


HUSKERVISION/UNIVERSITY OF NEBRASKA ATHLETIC DEPARTMENT

*Host/Assistant Producer for coaches shows for football, including “The Tom Osborne Show”, as well as volleyball, basketball, and for “The Husker Show”, a weekly production highlighting all University of Nebraska athletics.
*Host/Producer for “The Kickoff Show”, a Nebraska football pregame show.
*Writer/Producer for a number of Nebraska football highlight videos as well as other sports.


MOUNTAIN WEST CONFERENCE/METRO SPORTS/CSTV

*Play-By-Play Announcer for MWC volleyball and basketball on television and radio.


NCAA PRODUCTIONS

*Play-By-Play Announcer for several NCAA Regional Volleyball Championships on Prime/Fox Sports Net.


NEBRASKA EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION NETWORK (NETV)

*Play-By-Play Announcer for football, baseball, basketball, volleyball, gymnastics, auto racing, wrestling, swimming and diving, soccer, softball, and hockey.
*Studio Host for “Big Red Play-By-Play” and “Big Red Wrap Up” live, weekly Nebraska football shows.
*Writer/Producer for Nebraska football highlight videos as well as other sports.


OMAHA ROYALS

*Television/Radio Play-By-Play Announcer for Kansas City Royals Triple-A affiliate.


UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS

*Television Play-by-Play Announcer for men’s basketball 2006


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