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West Michigan Whitecaps (Baseball - Class-A, Detroit Tigers)
- Play-by-Play Radio Broadcaster/Media Relations, 2010-current
- Voted 2014 Midwest League Broadcaster of the Year
- Expanded “Whitecaps’ Radio Network” into regional four-station network
- Developed/expanded popular “Baffle Ben” trivia segment to engage fans through social media and attract sponsorship
- 2014: Helped organization overcome devastating fire and host All-Star Game
Evanston Township HS (Basketball - Boys & Girls, IHSA Class 4A)
- Play-by-Play TV Broadcaster, 2013-current
- Brought professional-grade broadcast to alma mater
- Increased exposure for broadcasts through marketing/social media
Quad Cities River Bandits (Baseball - Class-A, St. Louis Cardinals)
- Director of Broadcasting and Media Relations, 2005-2009
- Key contributor to 64% increase in per-game attendance from 2007-2009
- Key contributor to organization’s complete rebranding in 2008
- Lone full-time staff member retained through ownership change in 2007
Midwest Fall Wood Bat Showcase (Baseball)
Play-by-Play Radio Broadcaster
Bakita & Grey Morning Show, 107.3FM (Grand Rapids, MI)
Guest Host, 2010
Podcase Radio Host, 2005-2006
WRGW Student Radio (George Washington University)
Basketball Broadcaster and Producer, 2001-2003
Radio Talk Show Host and Producer, 2001-2003
Other Front Office Experience
Media Relations - All aspects of media relations for professional sports team.
Writing - Specializing in feature stories, journalistic pieces, etc.
Corporate Sales - Specializing in engaging, mutually beneficial partnerships.
Print Publications - Writing, editing and layout for team publications.
Community Relations - Experience in public speaking & other community appearances.
Website - Creating and maintaining website to maximize information and ease of use.
E-mail Marketing - E-mail blasts, e-marketing newsletters, etc.
All-Star Games - Worked All-Star Games in 2004 (EL), 2006 (MWL) & 2014 (MWL).
Interns - Hiring and managing full staff of interns & specialized broadcast/media intern.
- M.A., Sports Administration - Northwestern University, `08
- B.A., History - George Washington University, `04
(Minors in Journalism, Communications, and Judaic Studies)
West Michigan Whitecaps
Single-A Baseball Club
Grand Rapids, MI
2010 - current
Evanston Township HS
Boys & Girls HS Basketball
2013 - current
Pro Sports Blogging
2010 - 2011
Quad Cities River Bandits
Single-A Baseball Club
2005 - 2009
Double-A Baseball Club
ARAMARK Food Services
(Chicago Cubs Vendor)
MLB Baseball Food Services