Caleb Burggraaf

STAA Member
Location: Grand Junction, CO
To reach client call STAA:
(949) 648-STAA

Career Objective
To pursue a career in radio broadcasting, using and improving my skills in live reporting, play-by-play, sports commentary, and audio production.

List of Qualifications and Skills:
* Skilled in News Boss, Adobe Audition and other audio editing systems
* Knowledgeable in the NexGen and Audio Vault automation systems
* Well versed in writing broadcast style
* Experienced at broadcasting and calling live games as well as filming games
* Skilled at conducting and editing interviews and creating commercial spots
* Have hosted and co-hosted multiple radio programs
* Well versed in dealing with social media sites such as Facebook and Twitter

* Bachelor of Arts in Broadcast Communication – Colorado Mesa University, 2011


Elkhorn Media Group - News and Sports Director: March 2013 – March 2014
* Hosted Community Conversations (Hour long interview show on NewsTalk 103)
* Wrote news, sports and weather for morning and afternoon news casts
* Broadcast play-by-play for high school sports and Eastern Oregon University athletics
* Updated webpage and social media for news and sports

MBC Grand Broadcasting: February 2009 – April 2011, May 2012 – March 2013
* Co-Hosted the Jim Davis Morning Show
* Wrote news updates and produced the Grand Valley Report for public affairs
* Studio engineer for live broadcasts and edited game highlights
* Play by play and color for broadcasts of high school sports
* Conducted interviews with area coaches for on air use and stories

Big Time Small Town Media (WNCC Branch) Aug. 2011 – May 2012
* Play by play announcer for all Western Nebraska Community College athletics
* Advertising salesman to fill spots during broadcasts of WNCC athletics
* Kept video cast website up to date (
* Earned the 2011 CBA Award for “Best Sports Coverage by a Station Team”

KMSA Sports (Mesa State College student station) Fall 2008 – Spring 2011
* Worked 3 years in the sports department including 2 years as the station sports director
* Play-by-play and color for station broadcasts all college sports
* Conducted and edited interviews
* Hosted a weekly sports show

Bob Davies, President – Eastern Oregon University
Jim Davis, Sports Director – MBC Broadcasting, Grand Junction Colorado
Ben Blecha, Owner – Big Time Small Town Media