Elijah Gonzalez

STAA Member
Location: Edenton, NC
To reach client call STAA:
(949) 648-STAA
 
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Professional Experience:

Edenton Steamers Edenton, NC
Director of Broadcasting and Media Relations February 2017 - Present
  • Play-By-Play Announcer for the Edenton Steamers baseball team in the Coastal Plains League
  • Prepare game notes, press releases and game summaries for team prior to and during 2017 baseball season
Yarmouth-Dennis Red Sox South Yarmouth, MA
Broadcasting Intern June 2016 - August 2016
  • Play-By-Play Announcer for the Yarmouth-Dennis Red Sox in the Cape Cod Baseball League
  • Conducted pre/post game interviews with players and coaches, and hosted post game wrap-up show
Central Ohio Sports Network Westerville, OH / Dublin, OH
On-Air Talent January 2015 - November 2016
  • Play-By-Play Announcer and Color Commentator for high school football and boys and girls basketball
  • Color Commentator for Columbus Condors CBA Basketball
Cleveland.com Cleveland, OH
High School Football Reporter October 2016
  • Posted social media updates, photos and videos for “Friday Night Huddle”
  • Wrote game story posted on cleveland.com website and printed in Cleveland Plain Dealer newspaper
WHIZ-TV Zanesville, OH
On-Air Talent December 2015 – March 2016
  • Play-By-Play Announcer for high school boys basketball Game of the Week for NBC-TV affiliate station
ESPN Milwaukee 540AM Milwaukee, WI
Intern May 2015 - August 2015
  • Gained experience in sports radio broadcasting, broadcast journalism, sports marketing, and event marketing

Collegiate Experience:

Otterbein Student Media / WOBN 97.5 FM / Otterbein TV Westerville, OH
Sports Editor / Sports Director / Assistant Sports Director December 2014 - December 2016
On-Air Talent / Director / Producer August 2013 - Present
  • Play-by-Play Announcer and Color Commentator for varsity baseball, football, men’s and women’s basketball, men’s and women’s soccer, volleyball, tennis and lacrosse
  • Host and co-host of sport-specific and general radio sports talk shows; TV sports anchor for weekly shows
  • Produce live event broadcasts, studio talk shows, athlete/coach intereviews and on-air promos for radio and TV
  • Direct live game telecasts; produce and edit highight packages and feature reports for TV newscasts
  • Oversee all coverage of Otterbein Athletics across student media (radio, TV and online)
  • Recruit, train and assign student staff as on-air announcers and in behind-the-scenes roles

Skills:

Microsoft Word, PowerPoint
Adobe Premiere Pro

ProTools
Photoshop

WordPress
DV Camera Operator

Final Cut Pro
Audio Mixing Consoles

Education:

Otterbein University Westerville, OH
B.A. in Journalism and Media Communication April 2017
Minor: Sports Communication