Will Palaszczuk


WORK EXPERIENCE
Entercom, Freelance host, mult. locations, June 2019 – present
  • Fill-in host at WFNZ in Charlotte in Morning Drive
  • Evening and overnight host for 92.9 The Game in Atlanta
South Carolina Radio Network (Learfield & iHeartRadio) Host/Reporter/Anchor, Columbia, SC August 2017 – Present
  • Host of SC Sports Show (2019)
  • Host and Executive Producer of Sports Talk, a nightly statewide talk show covering South Carolina Gamecocks and Clemson Tigers athletics (2017-2019)
  • Started online Periscope feed for Sports Talk, averaging 2,000 viewers per show
  • Afternoon Sports Anchor providing hourly updates for 30 statewide affiliates
  • On-site reporter for South Carolina and Clemson football, basketball and baseball
  • Online web content provider (writing, audio and video)
SB Nation/YAHOO! Sports Radio, Anchor/Host/Asst. Program Director, Houston, TX, May 2014 – February 2017
  • Organizer of Super Bowl LI Radio Row
  • Asst PD [Guest Booking for Sean Salisbury Show, Remote Host] (2016-2017)
  • Weekend and Fill-in Host on national network (2014-2017)
  • Host of "Around the NFL" Sunday on SB Nation Radio (2015-2017)
  • Host of "The Ryan Leaf Show" on SB Nation Radio (2016)
  • Anchor for national top and bottom of the hour updates (2014-15)
  • Anchor/Producer of 115 nightly out-of-market sports updates for The Sports Flash Network (2014-15)
KTGR Radio, Assistant Program Director, Columbia, MO – May 2010 - May 2014
  • Host of "The Big Show" Afternoon Drive program from 4p-6p
  • Host of “Tiger Gameday” Pregame show on College Football Saturdays
  • Write and deliver 2 hourly local SportsCenter updates from 12p to 4p
  • Host of "Tiger Talk w/Robin Pingeton" for Mizzou Sports Properties/Learfield Sports
  • Play-by-Play announcer for Mizzou Women’s Basketball and Softball
  • High School Basketball/Football Play-by-Play
KTJJ/KREI Radio, Sports Director, Farmington, MO – August 2009 - March 2010
  • Play-by-play of High School Basketball, Football, Baseball and Softball in a 100,000 watt station covering 23 counties.
  • Voice of Mineral Area College Men's and Women's Basketball
  • Wrote and delivered daily five-minute sportscast
  • Helped organize Dream Team, an end of season All-Star list for High School Sports
Savannah Sand Gnats, Savannah, GA – May 2009 – August 2009
  • Media Relations assistant, Play-by-play broadcaster
  • Compiled game notes, stories, and compiled graphics for video boards
  • Wrote Press Releases regarding roster moves and promotional events
Kinston Indians, Kinston, NC – May 2008 – August 2008
  • Intern for Director of Broadcasting
  • Play-by-play broadcaster/Compiled game notes and statistics for coaches and media
KOMU Television (NBC Affiliate), Columbia, MO – August 2005 – May 2009
  • News and Sports Reporting, videography, editing and sportscast producing
MUTV Television (Campus Television), Columbia, MO – August 2005 – October 2007
  • Videography and editing
  • Executive Producer, creator and co-host of Tailgaters, a PTI-style sports talk show still in existence at the station.
WUSA Television (CBS Affiliate) Washington, DC – May 2007 – August 2007
  • Production/Reporter Intern position in the sports department
  • Reported at Nationals Games, Redskins Training Camp and the Tiger Woods AT&T National Tournament
  • Contributed to the production of 3 newscasts a day and a Sunday Sports Show

FREELANCE WORK
Various clients for play-by-play & TV include Oakland University Basketball, NJCAA TV & WACH-FOX TV

SKILLS
  • Non-Linear Editing with Avid, Final Cut Pro, Adobe Premiere, and Audition
  • Use of AudioVault, AudioVaultFlex and Scott Studios
  • Play-by-Play/Reporting/Voicing Packages/Producing/Engineering Broadcasts
  • Media Relations/Adobe Photoshop/InDesign/Sales/Advertising

EDUCATION:
University of Missouri, Bachelor of Journalism (Emphasis Broadcast), 2009

REFERENCES
  • Ray Tanner, Director of Athletics, University of South Carolina
  • Bill Pollock, Sports Director, Learfield/IMG College News/Ag Division
  • Craig Larson, Program Director, SB Nation Radio
  • Sean Salisbury, Host, Sean Salisbury Show
  • Chris Hemeyer, Director of Broadcasting, Campbell University
  • Levan Reid, Sports Reporter, WBZ-TV
  • Jon Chelesnik, Sportscasters Talent Agency of America