Drew Blevins

STAA Member
Location: Wake Forest, NC
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Experience

Freelance Play-by-play Broadcaster
(2013-present)
Play-by-Play Voice
  • Worked for Duke, N.C. State and Campbell at the NCAA D-I level
  • Provided play-by-play for HighSchoolOT’s football and lacrosse game of the week
  • Have done play-by-play for hockey, baseball, softball, basketball, volleyball, and lacrosse
Franklin Academy High School
(2017-present)
Media Instructor
  • Specializes in curriculum design and teaching sports and news media electives
  • Engineered all broadcasts included full setup of NewTek Tricaster
  • Designed and implemented graphics for live broadcast use
  • Provided play-by-play for five varsity sports
Tar Heel Hockey Network
(2017-2018)
Play-by-Play Voice
  • Founded and served as play-by-play voice of North Carolina Tar Heels club hockey
  • Averaged 87 listeners per broadcast, peaked at 196
PackTV at N.C. State University
(2013-2017)
Head of Broadcasting, Play-by-Play Broadcaster
  • Completed four years as the “Voice of N.C. State Hockey”
  • Increased viewership on the channel by 230% in final two years (approx. 600 viewers)
  • Created and hosted station’s first podcast and first radio broadcasts in 2015.
  • Designed and branded station tagline, both of which are still in use today.
  • Created and produced the station’s first ventures into covering NCAA D-I sports at N.C.S.U.
  • Designed and distributed game notes for hockey and lacrosse.
Wilson Tobs
(Summer 2016)
Director of Media Relations
  • Completed the club’s first ever full-season of radio play-by-play (62 games)
  • Peaked at 537 listeners and averaged 200, beating league average by 120 people.
  • Compiled stat and game note packs for media, also coordinated interview requests with local media.
  • Maintained client relationships with advertising, branding and promoting including some sales.
Carolina Eagles
(2013-2016)
Play-by-Play Voice, Asst. Dir. of Media Relations
  • Founded and hosted “Into the Nest” podcast
  • Was awarded the opportunity to broadcast showcases and playoff games by the USPHL general managers.

Education

North Carolina State University
Class of 2017
  • Majored in Communication Media with a 3.2 GPA
  • Minored in Journalism with a 4.0 GPA

Professional References

  • John Forslund, Carolina Hurricanes
  • Josh Graham, WSJS- Winston-Salem
  • Chris Edwards, Duke University