Dave Riggert


Experience:

Eagle Communications, St. Joseph, MO August 2009 – Present
Program/Sports Director – ESPN 1550 & 680 KFEQ
  • Broadcast play-by-play of:
    • Missouri Western State University Football, Men’s & Women’s Basketball, Baseball & Softball
    • Kansas State Men’s & Women’s Basketball on the K-State Sports Network
    • National Pro Fastpitch (NPF) Softball on ESPN+, Eleven Sports & NPF-TV.com
    • St. Joseph Mustangs Collegiate Summer Baseball
    • High School Football, Basketball & Baseball
  • Host a daily sports talkshow
  • Host weekly Missouri Western and high school coaches shows
  • Co-Host of weekly Missouri Western TV show “Griffon Sports Insider”
  • Analyst on High School Football TV show “Football 2 Nite” on KQTV
  • Host and produce Facebook Live videos for pregame and postgame
  • Write and produce commercials and promos
  • Write and present live daily sportscasts
  • Maintain all sports content on StJosephPost.com
Salina Media Group, Salina, KS April 2005 – August 2009
Sports Director/Account Executive
  • Broadcasted play-by-play of:
    • Kansas State Men’s & Women’s Basketball on K-State Sports Network
    • Kansas Wesleyan University Football and Men’s Basketball
    • Kansas Cagerz Professional Basketball in the United States Basketball League
    • High School Football, Basketball, Baseball and Volleyball
  • Programmed all sporting events on six radio stations
  • Hosted a nightly sports talk show
  • Hosted a weekly high school coaches show and Kansas Wesleyan coaches show
  • Television play-by-play and color analysis for USBL Tournament on NBA TV
  • “Eye on Salina Sports” television show host on Community Access Television of Salina
  • Write and edit sports stories on KSAL.com
  • Sold Advertising for Radio and Internet
Salina Media Group, Salina, KS July 2000 – March 2005
Assistant Sports Director/Account Executive
  • Broadcasted play-by-play of:
    • Kansas Wesleyan University Football and Men’s Basketball
    • Kansas Cagerz Professional Basketball in the United States Basketball League
    • High School Football, Basketball, and Baseball
    • Filled-in for Kansas State Women’s Basketball on the K-State Sports Network
  • Co-hosted a nightly sports talkshow and Kansas State Football pregame show
  • Sold Advertising for Radio and Internet

Education:

University of Nebraska-Lincoln
Bachelor of Journalism in Broadcasting, May 2000
Minors in English and History
Cumulative GPA: 3.34

Honors:

2016 MBA Second Place Award in Medium Market for Play-by-Play
2014 MBA Second Place Award in Medium Market for Play-by-Play
2012 MBA Second Place Award in Medium Market for Play-by-Play
2010 MBA First Place Award in Medium Market for Play-by-Play
2008 KAB Second Place Award in Medium Market for Play-by-Play
2006 KSHSAA Oscar Stauffer Kansas Sportscaster of the Year

References

Brian Hanni
University of Kansas
Play-by-Play voice of Kansas Football & Men’s Basketball
Lawrence, KS

Wyatt Thompson
Kansas State University
Play-by-Play voice of Kansas State Football & Men’s Basketball
Manhattan, KS

Mitch Holthus
Holthus Enterprises
Play-by-Play voice of the Kansas City Chiefs
Silver Lake, KS

Josh Looney
Missouri Western State University
Director of Athletics