Jimmy Chavez

STAA Member
Location: Overland Park, KS
To reach client call STAA:
(949) 648-STAA

Professional Experience
2015-present
University of Kansas/IMG College
Lawrence, KS
Play-By-Play broadcaster/Coaches Show host
  • Play-By-Play voice of Kansas Jayhawks women's basketball
  • Host of "Hawk Talk with Coach Brandon Schneider"
  • Fill in football sideline reporter
  • TV play-by-play of baseball and softball for ESPN3 and Jayhawk Television Network
2013-present
810 Varsity/810 WHB
Overland Park, KS
Play-By-Play Broadcaster
  • Provided play-by-play coverage of NAIA National Tournament and Championship Game
  • High school play-by-play around the Kansas City metro area
2013
Scout.com/FOX Sports NEXT
Overland Park, KS
  • Publisher of Phog.net
  • University of Kansas beat writer/recruiting writer
  • Video and podcast work
2012
Yahoo Sports Radio
Houston, Texas
  • Sportstalk Host
  • Flash Anhcor
  • Reporter
  • Blogger For Network Website
2010-2012
KGSO/KQAM/Mid-America Network
Wichita, KS
On-Air Announcer/Account Executive
  • Play-By-Play voice of the IFL's Wichita Wild.
  • Provide play-by-play coverage of Newman University basketball and local high school sports.
  • Sportstalk host
  • Assist in updating station's website and social media platforms.
2006-2008
KRSL Radio
Russell, KS
Sports Director/News Anchor/Coaches Show Host/Account Executive
  • High School play-by-play
  • Host, High School coaches show
  • News and Sports anchor
Education
B.S. Journalism (2006)
University of Kansas
Lawrence, KS
 

Awards

Five-Time Kansas Association of Broadcasters award winner for excellence in radio play-by-play
2006 Society of Professional Journalists: Region 7 Mark of Excellence Award - First Place

References

Wyatt Thompson - Broadcaster, Kansas State Sports Network - Manhattan, KS

Greg Sharpe - Broadcaster, Husker Sports Network - Lincoln, NE

Brian Sieman, Broadcaster, Los Angeles Clippers

Brian Hanni - Broadcaster, University of Kansas - Lawrence, KS

Doug Russell - Host/Anchor, WTMJ Radio - Milwaukee, WI