Evan Giddings

STAA Member
Location: Portland, OR
To reach client call STAA:
(949) 648-STAA

B.A. Willamette University 2012-16, Salem OR
Rhetoric & Economics – Double Major – 3.3 Cumulative GPA
4-year Varsity Baseball Athlete – Pitcher

Adobe Photoshop, Adobe InDesign, Adobe Audition, Audacity, Cool Edit Pro, MiLB Homebase, Microsoft Office, Mixlr, NexGen, Social Media

2018 – University of Portland Pilots Baseball (TheW.tv)

2017-18 – KFIR 720 AM HS Football/Basketball (Radio)

2016-18 – Willamette University DIII Baseball, Basketball, Volleyball, Soccer, Swimming (Bearcat Network)

2015-2017 – OSAA Network Football State Playoffs (Mixlr)

Sean Aronson
St. Paul Saints, VP/ Director of Broadcasting & Media Relations

Derek Sharrer
St. Paul Saints, VP / GM

Travis Demers
Radio Voice, Portland Trailblazers Assistant PD / Host, Rip City Radio

Jay Allen
Pre-& Postgame Host / Reporter, Portland Trailblazers

Flag Family Media/AM 1100 The Flag – Fargo, ND
Sports Director, September 2018 – present
  • Lead play-by-play broadcaster for 80+ events (football, basketball, volleyball & hockey)
  • Weekly host of 3-hour Saturday sports talk show
  • Daily sports updates, content production (graphic design, commercials, social media)
St. Paul Saints – St. Paul, MN
Broadcasting & Media Relations Assistant, April – September 2018
  • Play-by-play broadcaster and color commentator at home, pre/post-game host on road
  • Built and updated game notes through Abode InDesign
  • Created and distributed stat packs and game notes
  • Initiated inaugural Saints Podcast featuring one-on-one player conversations
  • Gathered ads and updated team website with stories, player bios and transactions
  • Supplied Game Day Programs with feature stories, team previews, and promo pieces
  • Sold gameday orders and group packages
Rip City Radio/NBC Sports Northwest (iHeartMedia affiliate) – Portland, OR
Producer / Board Operator, September 2017 – April 2018
  • Producer, board-op and engineer for Portland Trailblazers, Rip City Radio 620 AM / Oregon State Beavers, KEX 1190 AM, also both afternoon and morning radio shows
  • Cut audio, created promos and maintained website through reporting and blogging
  • On-air contribution to both morning and afternoon programs, Rip City Mornings/Rip City Drive and Blazers post-game show, 5th Quarter
Salem-Keizer Volcanoes – Keizer, OR
Director of Broadcasting & Media Relations / Corporate Sales, October 2016 – August 2017
  • Lead radio voice for San Francisco Giants, Short-Season A Affiliate
  • Coordinated all media-related requests and roster moves
  • Produced daily game notes, press releases, and notes covering team trends/storylines
  • Ran all social media platforms – Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Snapchat
  • Managed marketing activities including advertising and social networking
  • Sold both sponsorship and ticket packages, achieving 105% of sales goal
  • Executed media efforts for 2017 MiLBY Promotion of the Year: “EclipseFest”
Salem-Keizer Volcanoes – Keizer, OR
Broadcasting & Media Relations Assistant, May 2016 – September 2016
  • Fill in play-by-play announcer for home games
  • Conducted player interviews, cut game highlights, and wrote/recorded radio spots
  • On-air talent for “Volcanoes TV” as postgame host
Gresham Greywolves Baseball – Gresham, OR
Broadcaster / Communications Assistant, May 2016 – August 2016
  • Lead radio voice in inaugural season for Gresham Greywolves (West Coast League)
  • Conducted inning-long interviews with players/sponsors
  • On-air talent of “Greywolves Live” postgame reports via YouTube
Vallejo Admirals Professional Baseball – Vallejo, CA
Broadcast / Media Relations Assistant, Summers of 2014-15
  • Provided lead radio play-by-play announcing for home games
  • Wrote game recaps, player features, bios, and assisted in other media-related efforts