Drew Harris

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Location: Cleveland, GA
To reach client call STAA:
(949) 648-STAA
 

SUMMARY
Professional and hardworking candidate looking to apply my education and experience to fulfill the dream of broadcasting sports. Demonstrated success in:
  • In-game reporting
  • Color Analysis
  • Play-by-play
  • Sports-Talk Show
  • Writing
  • Sales
  • Marketing
WORK EXPERIENCE
Georgia 105.1 WNGA (Helen, GA) 2007-2011
  • In-game reporter for high school football. Worked during pre/post game and half-time shows. Interviewed coaches before, after, and during games. (1 year)
  • Color Analyst for high school football and basketball. Recorded coaches and player interviews. Created format sheets for broadcasts. Set up and took down equipment for each broadcast. (2 years)
  • Play-by-play announcer for high school football, basketball, and baseball. Responsible for creating spotting charts, conducting interviews, and hosting sports-talk radio show once a week. (2 years)
  • Sales for football and basketball broadcasts
Newstalk 1350 WRWH (Cleveland, GA) 2011-current
  • Play-by-play announcer for high school football and basketball. Responsible for equipment and broadcast for each game.
  • Sales for football and basketball broadcasts
AM 1330 WGTJ (Gainesville, GA) 2012
  • University of North Georgia Men’s and Women’s basketball play-by-play announcer.
  • Sales for broadcast of Peach Belt Conference Tournament
  • Temporary play-by-play announcer for high school basketball and baseball state playoffs. (Rounds 1 and 2, Sweet 16, Elite 8, and Final 4)
Modern Woodmen Fraternal Financial (GA) 2013-current
  • Financial Representative. Responsible for insurance and retirement product sales. (part time)
White County News-Telegraph (Cleveland, GA) 2007
  • Sports editor for high school baseball. Responsibilities included writing game columns for a local high school baseball team.
AWARDS
  • 2013 Gabby Award for Best Sports Play-By-Play by the Georgia Association of Broadcasters (GAB)
EDUCATION
Gainesville State College (2008-2011)
  • Sports Management
Sports Management Worldwide; Portland, Oregon, USA
  • Sports Broadcasting, Certificate, 2011
Training included: Play by play announcing, weekly coaches shows, pre-game and post-game interviews, selling advertising, and on air experience with Integrity Sports Network. (Mentored by Brian Wheeler, NBA Announcer and Integrity Sports Network.)
Reference: Dr. Lynn Lashbrook, President, Sports Management Worldwide
 

Job Shadows
University of Georgia Radio Network:
-Tony Schiavone- Engineer (former WCW announcer, current play-by-play for Gwinnett Braves)

-Scott Howard –Play-by-play for UGA football and basketball

-Mark Slonaker – Color Analyst for UGA basketball

-David Johnston- PA announcer for UGA basketball, play-by-play for UGA baseball, and post-game show host for UGA football.

-Dave Cohen – Play-by-play announcer for Georgia State University football, basketball, and baseball.

References:
Dean Dyer- Owner and operator of Newstalk 1350

Dr. Lynn Lashbrook, President, Sports Management Worldwide

Mike Wofford- Owner and operator of AM 1330 WGTJ

K.J. Allen- Former engineer of Georgia 105 WNGA

Milledge Austin- Former Sports Information Director at University of North Georgia