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Western Nebraska Pioneers No. 1 -- POSITION FILLED

Posted: Thu Oct 24, 2019 11:33 am
by Jon Chelesnik
The Western Nebraska Pioneers of the Expedition League is seeking a No. 1 play-by-play announcer for the 2020 summer season.

Compensation is $500 per month plus ten percent commission on sales. This is a great resume building opportunity for a young professional broadcaster.

This person will be full-time seasonal from approximately May 22 through August 18, 2020 (start date negotiable). The team plays at Oregon Trail Park Stadium in Gering, Nebraska and has led the EL in attendance in each of the league’s first two seasons.

The Expedition League ( begins its third season on May 26, 2020 with 10 teams playing a 64-game schedule. The regular season ends August 9, 2020, followed by two rounds of best-of-three playoffs to determine a champion.

Duties include:

* Accepted play-by-play duties as accepted in standard radio broadcaster role;
* Host 15-minute pre and 10-minute post-game shows, obtain coach and player features for those shows;
* Writing and distribution of short recap following road games for distribution to Western Nebraska media list;
* Sales of small ticket packages during season to generate extra income for broadcaster;
* Accompany (when needed) team members to community appearances while team is in town;
* Minimal office hours as dictated by team and travel schedule;
* Other duties as agreed and assigned by front office.

All games, home and road, are broadcast live on KNEB Radio and all home games are streamed live on video through EL TV and Presto Sports, with voice provided by this position in simulcast with KNEB’s over-the-air broadcasts.

Please indicate in your cover letter you learned of this opportunity through Sportscasters Talent Agency of America. Send demo and resume to:

Hiring Manager

No phone calls please.

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Re: Western Nebraska Pioneers No. 1 -- POSITION FILLED

Posted: Mon Nov 11, 2019 2:47 pm
by Jon Chelesnik
This position has been filled by Erik Lind, a student at Oklahoma State.