Matt Dean

STAA Member
Location: Charleston, SC
To reach client call STAA:
(949) 648-STAA
Writing Samples
1. Game Story
2. Press Release

WORK EXPERIENCE:
Director of Broadcasting/Media Relations, Charleston RiverDogs Baseball Club, Charleston, SC, 2015-Pres
  • Play-by-play voice of the RiverDogs, broadcasting all 140 games on Newsradio 1250 WTMA
  • Compiled game notes and current statistic trends for media and broadcast use
  • Hosted weekly manager’s remote show at a local restaurant
  • Responsible for all press releases and daily game stories during the season
  • Sold over $20,000 in radio airtime for the RiverDogs’ flagship station, WTMA
  • Developed, wrote, and edited features for riverdogs.com and the weekly homestand program
  • Assisted in managing the RiverDogs’ website and social media presence including Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and Snapchat
Broadcaster, The Citadel Athletics/ESPN3, Charleston, SC, 2015-Present
  • Freelance play-by-play voice on ESPN3 for Citadel Athletics including Division I basketball, wrestling, and volleyball with live coverage on the Watch ESPN App and ESPN3
  • Called the Southern Conference Wrestling Championship finals for the SoCon Digital Network
Broadcast and Media Relations Assistant, St. Paul Saints Baseball Club, St. Paul, MN, 2015
  • Color commentary and number two play-by-play voice for the Saints on 1220 KLBB for home games in the2015 season
  • Served as the board operator for select Saints home and road games while hosting the pregame and postgame show along with a midgame scoreboard update
  • Compiled game notes and statistics of current trends for broadcast
  • Produced and wrote content for Saints homestand news and programs, web content, news, and features
Intern, ESPN Radio 100.5 FM, Madison WI, Fall 2013
  • Developed radio commercial and promotional copy for station partners
  • Served as a spokesperson for the ESPN Madison brand at promotional events
  • Wrote game recaps for high schoolfootball and worked with program director to develop game notes for play-by-play broadcasts
ADDITIONAL SKILLS:
  • Proficient in Adobe Audition, Photoshop, and Microsoft products
  • Board Op Experience

EDUCATION:
B.S., Life Sciences Communication/ Ag Business Management, University of Wisconsin-Madison

REFERENCES:
Available upon request