Andrew Pitkin


EDUCATION
Wheaton College, Wheaton, Illinois.
B.A. Communication: Media Studies

EXPERIENCE
R & J Broadcasting — June 2018 — Present
Play-by-Play Broadcaster/Account Executive
  • Play-by-play voice of High School sports in the Brainerd Lakes Area
  • Interview Coaches for both the pre and post game shows
  • Set up and Operate broadcasting equipment
  • Write and Produce advertisements
  • Keep the website up to date
  • Gather News Interviews and Write News stories
  • Call and Visit potential advertising clients
Wheaton Thunder Sports Network — February 2016 — May 2018
Play-by-Play Broadcaster
  • Play-by-play voic of women’s soccer, basketball, and softball
  • Occasional play-by-play and color commentator for men’s soccer, basketball and baseball
  • Responsible for post-game interviews with the coaches
Region Sports Network – October 2017 – December 2017
Intern
  • Produce content catering to an audience interested in Northwest Indiana and Chicago area schools
  • Record advertisement reads to be played on-air
  • Record monologues to be critiqued by my supervisor, Nathan Laird
  • Direct livestream video of football games
  • Board operator for post-game show
  • Convert schedules into Excel documents
AM 580 WIBW – May 2016 – July 2016
Intern
  • Produce content catering to a Topeka, Kansas audience
  • Mentored by Jake Lebahn, Alex Gold, and Pat Strathman
  • Learn how to use studio quality equipment
  • Create scripts and anchor Sports Updates to affiliates across the state of Kansas
  • Live on-air contributor and occasional co-host
SKILLS
  • Cool Edit Pro, Final Cut Pro, Adobe Audtion, and Microsoft Office
ACHIEVEMENT
  • Eagle Scout, June 2014, Boy Scouts of America

REFERENCES
Professional:
Pat Strathman, Sports Director at News/Talk 1150 KSAL
Rusty Lindsey, Broadcast Coordinator at Wheaton Thunder Sports Network
Nathan Laird, Sports Director at Region Sports Network

Personal:
Andy Studebaker, Kansas City Chiefs/Indianapolis Colts