Justin Rocke


SUMMARY:

Play-by-Play broadcaster seeking job with:
  • Over 900 live broadcasts as a play-by-play and color broadcaster
  • Skilled in handling media relations responsibilities and producing written content
  • Experience conducting ticket and advertising sales calls and meetings

PLAY-BY-PLAY EXPERIENCE:

GREENEVILLE REDS SUMMER 2018 –PRESENT
Director of Broadcasting and Media Relations GREENEVILLE, TENNESSEE
  • Play-by-Play broadcaster and pre- and post-game host for all 68 games
  • Run all media relations responsibilities, including team website and social media
  • Produce and conduct daily interviews with players, coaches and Cincinnati Reds’ legends
  • Write game notes, recaps, and other content as needed
  • Create graphics for social media and website use
ARMY WEST POINT BLACK KNIGHTS FALL 2015 - PRESENT
Play-by-Play Broadcaster & Public Address Announcer WEST POINT, NEW YORK
  • Play-by-Play broadcaster for all regular and postseason women’s basketball games
  • Produce and conduct interviews with players and coaches for all broadcasts
  • Coordinate and host all pre- and post-game shows for radio and Watch Stadium broadcasts
  • Transport, set up and tear down all broadcast equipment
  • Serve as public address and on-camera play-by-play voice for various West Point sports including lacrosse, softball, hockey, volleyball and others
JOHNSON CITY CARDINALS SUMMER 2017
Director of Broadcasting and Media Relations JOHNSON CITY, TENNESSEE
  • Play-by-play broadcaster and pre- and post-game host for all 68 games
  • In charge of all media relations responsibilities, plus running team’s website and social media accounts
  • Produced and conducted daily interviews with players and St. Louis Cardinals’ staff members
TENNESSEE SMOKIES SPRING 2015 - SUMMER 2016
Director of Media Relations and Play-by-Play broadcaster SEVIERVILLE, TENNESSEE
  • In charge of and delegated work to a four-man media relations staff
  • Play-by-Play and color broadcaster for all 70 home games and select road games
  • Served as host for all pre- and post-game shows and in-stadium pre-game show
  • Conducted daily interviews with players, coaches, and Cubs’ personnel
BREVARD COUNTY MANATEES SPRING/SUMMER 2014
Broadcast and Media Relations Assistant VIERA, FLORIDA
  • Play-by-play, color broadcaster, host for pre- and post-game shows for 70 games
  • Conducted sales calls and meetings for radio ads, tickets and special event nights

EDUCATION:

THE PENNSYLVANIA STATE UNIVERSITY UNIVERSITY PARK, PENNSYLVANIA
B.A. in Broadcast Journalism, Fall 2014

SKILLS:

  • Adobe Suite (Audition, inDesign, Photoshop, Premiere), Final Cut Pro

REFERENCES:

Don Sperling, Vice President and Executive Producer, New York Giants
Quest Diagnostics Training Center
East Rutherford, NJ

Brian Cox, General Manager, Greeneville Reds
Greeneville, TN

Rich DeMarco, Assistant AD/Multimedia and Broadcasting, Army West Point United States Military Academy
Army West Point Athletics
West Point, NY

Chris Allen, President and COO, Boyd Sports LLC
Kodak, TN

Mick Gillispie, Director of Broadcasting, Tennessee Smokies
Kodak, TN