Jared Shafran

STAA Member
Location: North Charleston, SC
To reach client call STAA:
(949) 648-STAA
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  • Emmy-nominated sports broadcaster with 500+ games of hockey play-by-play experience
  • Effective PR executive with experience navigating small, medium and large media markets
  • Social media strategist for pro sports teams, overseeing storytelling, content creation and distribution channels
MEDIA RELATIONS/BROADCASTING EXPERIENCE
South Carolina Stingrays North Charleston, SC
Director of Communications/Broadcasting Oct. 2016 - Present
  • Play-by-play voice for all home and road games airing on ECHL.TV stream and internet radio (Caps 24/7)
  • Named a finalist for the ECHL PR/Broadcaster of the Year award by the league after the 2018-19 season
  • Lead the organization’s day-to-day PR strategy by implementing a strategic plan and writing news releases
  • Coordinate, write and publish engaging social media content on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram
  • Oversee all aspects of StingraysHockey.com which included the creation and launch of redesigned site in fall 2018 • Pitch stories to local and national media to generate coverage of games, promotions and individual athletes
Ferris State University Athletics Big Rapids, MI
Athletics Communications Associate Aug. 2015 - Oct. 2016
  • Play-by-play voice of the Ferris State University men’s hockey team
  • Produced video and multimedia content for all 17 teams in the Ferris State athletics department
  • Assisted with athletics department-wide media relations and communications efforts
  • Implemented social media messaging and strategy for all university athletic teams
Tri-City Storm Hockey Kearney, NE
Director of Media Relations/Broadcasting Sept. 2012 - Aug. 2015
  • Served as the play-by-play voice of the franchise, broadcasting over 200 games during three seasons
  • Scheduled interviews, wrote game recaps, features, game notes and news releases
  • Produced all radio ads and audio elements for use on broadcasts and team videos
  • Managed all digital website content and season-long plan for team social media networks
  • Led travel planning by creating itinerary with coaching staff and booking team hotels, meals and transportation
United States Hockey League (USHL) Chicago, IL
May 2014 - June 2015
  • Midwest Local Emmy Award nomination for on-camera role as host of the 2015 USHL Draft
  • Hosted the USHL Draft Show in 2014 and 2015, reaching an audience of over 16,000 live viewers
  • Rinkside Reporter for the 2015 USHL/NHL Top Prospects Game broadcast in Dubuque, Iowa
  • Conducted and produced one-on-one video interviews at the 2014 & 2015 NHL Drafts
Northeastern University Athletics Boston, MA
Jan. 2012 - May 2012
  • As baseball SID, wrote game recaps, releases, game notes and designed media guide
  • Maintained athletics website “GoNU.com” with updated stats, player biographies and news
  • Broadcasted play-by-play for men’s and women’s basketball, hockey, and baseball
  • On-air talent for men’s basketball broadcasts streamed via ESPN3

EDUCATION
B.A Journalism and Communications, Northeastern University Boston, MA
Proficient in Adobe Creative Suite including Photoshop, Premiere, InDesign, Audition and After Effects

RECENT FREELANCE HOCKEY PLAY-BY-PLAY OPPORTUNITIES
NHL play-by-play for Washington Capitals vs. Carolina Hurricanes on Caps Radio 24/7 on Sept. 23, 2017
AHL play-by-play for Charlotte Checkers vs. Hershey Bears on ESPN 730 WZGV and AHLTV on Feb. 10, 2019