Jesse Goldberg-Strassler

STAA Member
Location: Lansing, MI
To reach client call STAA:
(949) 648-STAA
 

EXPERIENCE

Radio Broadcaster, Lansing Lugnuts; Lansing, MI 2009-present
  • Manage broadcasts, media relations, team website and team-based social media, creating content to promote the team.
  • Host/produce “Around the Nest” Toronto Blue Jays podcast.
  • Called 2018 Midwest League All-Star Game.
  • Emceed Home Run Derby for the 2016-2018 Crosstown Showdowns and 2018 Midwest League All-Star Game.
Writer, Ballpark Digest; Madison, WI 2014-present
  • Write features, historical retrospectives and columns.
  • Write annual profile on MLB/MiLB Broadcasters of the Year.
Curator, Michigan Baseball Hall of Fame; Lansing, MI 2014-present
  • Write bylaws, convene voting committee, execute voting process to determine inductees, write copy for plaques.
Women’s Basketball Broadcaster, Central Michigan Univ.; Mt. Pleasant, MI 2014-present
  • Called play-by-play of the 2018 NCAA Women’s Basketball Tournament: 1st Round, 2nd Round and Sweet 16.
Lead Broadcaster, The Team 92.1 FM WQTX; Holt, MI 2012-2016
  • Called play-by-play for the High School Basketball and Football Games of the Week through the Michigan State Championship games.
Radio Broadcaster, Windy City ThunderBolts; Crestwood, IL 2008
  • Performed live re-creation of franchise’s first no-hitter.
#2 Radio Broadcaster, Montgomery Biscuits; Montgomery, AL 2006-2007
  • Led radio broadcast of the 2006 Southern League All-Star Game.
Pre-Game/Post-Game Studio Host, Brockton Rox; Brockton, MA 2005
  • Hosted the 2005 Can-Am/Central League Baseball All-Star Game.
Intern, Radio 11 WBAL/98 Rock WIYY; Baltimore, MD 2002-2003
  • Covered the Baltimore Orioles, Allen Iverson Celebrity Softball Game, FBR Capitol Open and Legg-Mason Tennis Classic.
Broadcaster/Host, 92 WICB/106 VIC; Ithaca, NY 2000-2004
  • Broadcasted Ithaca College Division III baseball, football and men’s and women’s basketball.
  • Produced/hosted weekly sports talk call-in show, lining up local and national interviews.

HONORS

Midwest League Broadcaster of the Year 2013
Finalist, Ballpark Digest Broadcaster of the Year 2008, 2011-13
  • 2014-present: ineligible due to being in charge of selecting Ballpark Digest’s Broadcaster of the Year

PUBLICATIONS

  • The Baseball Thesaurus, August Publications – 3rd Edition April 2018
    The Baseball Thesaurus, August Publications – 2nd Edition April 2014
    The Baseball Thesaurus, August Publications – 1st Edition December 2012
  • The Football Thesaurus, August Publications – 1st Edition October 2015

EDUCATION

Ithaca College - Bachelor of Arts, Park School of Communications May 2004
Major: Television/Radio (Audio Production)
Minors: English, Writing

SKILLS

  • Social media, brainstorming, emceeing, interviewing, podcasting, writing, copyediting, Adobe Creative Suite (specifically Photoshop and InDesign).