Kevin Fitzgerald

STAA Member
Location: Columbia, SC
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(949) 648-STAA
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Work Experience
  • ESPN • Play-by-Play Broadcaster (October 2015-present)
    • -College basketball play-by-play on the ESPN family of networks
    • -Assignments have included NIT, Battle 4 Atlantis and the Charleston Classic tournaments
  • Fox College Football • Play-by-Play Broadcaster (November 2017-present)
    • -Fill-in play-by-play for college football on FS1
  • Columbia Fireflies • Broadcasting and Media Relations Director (March 2016-September 2019)
    • -Radio play-by-play voice of the Mets single-A affiliate in Columbia, South Carolina, for four seasons
    • -Produced video content and handled media requests including during Tim Tebow’s time as a Firefly (April-June 2017)
  • Rutgers University Athletics • TV Play-by-Play (September 2015-December 2017)
    • -Play-by-play for Rutgers basketball, wrestling and soccer on the school’s Big Ten Network digital platform
  • Fort Wayne Tin Caps • Radio and Television Play-by-Play (March 2015-Sept. 2015)
    • -Radio and television play-by-play; San Diego Padres affiliate in Fort Wayne, Indiana
    • -Updated daily game notes and recaps; helped construct season media guide
  • U. of Vermont Women’s Basketball • Play-by-Play Voice (October 2014-March 2015)
    • -Radio play-by-play voice of the Catamounts for the 2014-15 season
  • WAER Radio Syracuse, 88.3 FM • Assistant Sports Director (Jan. 2012-May 2014)
    • -Syracuse University football, men’s basketball and men’s lacrosse play-by-play
    • -Hosted, produced and engineered live broadcasts; edited and produced feature stories
  • WJPZ Radio Syracuse, 89.1 FM • Sports Talk Director (September 2010-May 2014)
    • -Trained talent and managed 14 hours of weekly sports talk
    • -Main host of sports talk show that aired on Sunday nights
Honors

-2014 Jim Nantz Award winner: ranked as the nation’s most outstanding collegiate sports broadcaster by Sportscasters Talent Agency of America (STAA)
-Named one of the top 30 sportscasters under the age of 30 by STAA (2018)

Education

Syracuse University, Syracuse, NY (2010-2014) – Bachelor of Science
S.I. Newhouse School of Communications, Broadcast and Digital Journalism

References

Ian Eagle: Brooklyn Nets, CBS Sports, Westwood One

Jason Benetti: Chicago White Sox play-by-play voice, ESPN

Bill Roth: ESPN, CBS Sports, play-by-play

Anish Shroff: Play-by-play and studio host, ESPN

Matt Park: Play-by-Play voice of Syracuse University Athletics