Russ Langer

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Location: Las Vegas, NV
To reach client call STAA:
(949) 648-STAA
 

B.A. Degree - Radio/TV Journalism
University of New Mexico

 
 

OBJECTIVE
To obtain a radio and/or television broadcasting position in Major League Baseball.

ACCOMPLISHMENTS

  • Hired to broadcast play-by-play of selected Baltimore Oriole games in 2006
  • Voted Nevada Sportscaster of the Year for 2003, 2005, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010 and 2011
  • Hired by the Chicago White Sox to broadcast selected spring training games in 2012 and beyond
  • Broadcaster for selected Toronto Blue Jays spring training games in 2009 and 2010
  • Selected to broadcast thirty Montreal Expos games during '03 and '04 seasons
  • Featured contributor of the L.A. Dodgers and Toronto Blue Jays radio pre-game shows
  • Named Minor League Announcer of the Year for 2002 by MinorLeagueNews.com
  • Voted New Mexico Sportscaster of the Year for 1999
  • Recognized as one of the top ten minor league broadcasters by "Baseball America" in May 1999
  • Named Minor League Announcer of the Year in 1993 by the National Association of Professional Baseball Leagues
  • Conducted national sales seminars in El Paso, Texas in 1991 and 1994 and in Atlanta, Georgia in 1993
  • Establish a full-time broadcasting department for the Phoenix Firebirds in 1992
  • Announced the 1995 Triple-A All-Star Game in Scranton, Pennsylvania
  • Performed baseball play-by-play and color on television and radio in two major markets, Phoenix and Las Vegas

PLAY-BY-PLAY BACKGROUND
LAS VEGAS STARS/51s - Las Vegas, Nevada March 2000 to Present
Director of Broadcasting: Announces radio and television play-by-play of the Triple A Las Vegas Stars/51s. Serves
 as head of the Speaker's Bureau. Assists with advertising and ticket sales.

CHICAGO WHITE SOX 2012 to present
Broadcaster:  Announces internet play-by-play of selected spring training games.

MLB.COM - Phoenix, Arizona October 2006 to November 2007
Broadcaster:  Announced televised and audio internet play-by-play of Arizona Fall League games.

BALTIMORE ORIOLES - Baltimore, Maryland 2006 Baseball Season
Broadcaster:  Announced radio play-by-play of the Baltimore Orioles on a fill-in basis.

LOS ANGELES DODGERS - Los Angeles, California March 2006 to March 2008
Broadcaster:  Announced radio play-by-play of selected Los Angeles Dodgers spring training games.

MONTREAL EXPOS - Montreal, Canada August 2003 to March 2000
Broadcaster:  Announced radio play-by-play and color of the Montreal Expos for thirty games.

ALBUQUERQUE DUKES - Albuquerque, New Mexico March 1996 to March 2000
Director of Broadcasting: Announced radio play-by-play of the Triple A Albuquerque Dukes. Hosted daily sports
 radio call-in program. Responsible for advertising sales and public speaking appearences.

PHOENIX FIREBIRDS - Phoenix, Arizona November 1991 to March 1996
Director of Broadcasting: Announced radio and television play-by-play of the Triple A Phoenix Firebirds. Started
 broadcasting department; negotiated and purchased air time and long distance telephone
 rates. Produced, formatted, and engineered each broadcast. Active in sales of advertising
 sponsorships and performed public speaking engagements.

MIDLAND ANGELS - Midland, Texas January 1990 to October 1991
Director of Broadcasting: Announced radio play-by-play of the Double A Midland Angels. Responsible for
  advertising sales and promotional activities.

SPRINGFIELD CARDINALS - Springfield, Illinois 1897 and 1989 Baseball Seasons
Play-by-Play Announcer: Announced radio play-by-play of the Class A Springfield Cardinals.

VERO BEACH DODGERS - Vero Beach, Florida 1988 Baseball Season
Play-by-Play Announcer: Announced radio play-by-play of the Class A Vero Beach Dodgers.

REFERENCES

Vin Scully, Play-by-Play Announcer, Los Angeles Dodgers

Jon Miller, Play-by-Play Announcer, San Francisco Giants/ESPN

Derrick Hall, CEO, Arizona Diamondbacks
Former Vice President, Los Angeles Dodgers

Rick Monday, Play-by-Play Announcer, Los Angeles Dodgers

Brad Mills, Third base coach, Kansas City Royals
Former Manager, Las Vegas 51's

Joe Maddon, Manager, Tampa Bay Rays
Former Roving Instructor, Anaheim Angels

Jerry Howarth, Play-by-Play Announcer, Toronto Blue Jays

Don Logan, President, Las Vegas Stars/51s

Joe Angel, Play-by-Play Announcer, Baltimore Orioles

Branch Rickey, President, Pacific Coast League

Mike Scioscia, Manager, Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim
Former Manager, Albuquerque Dukes

Tim Mead, Vice President, Communications, Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim

Glenn Hoffman, Third Base Coach, San Diego Padres
Former Manager, Albuquerque Dukes

Terry Kennedy, Professional scout, Chicago Cubs
Former Manager, Las Vegas 51's

Larry Yount, President, LKY Development
Former President, Phoenix Firebirds

Bob Richmond, President, Northwest and Arizona Leagues
Midland Rockhounds Co-Owner

Lee Landers, President, Appalachian League
Former General Manager, Springfield Cardinals

GUEST PLAY-BY-PLAY APPEARENCES:

With Jack Buck, August 1987, KMOX, St. Louis

With Jon Miller, September 1988, WBAL, Baltimore