Joey Zanaboni

Broadcaster/Athletic Communications Assistant, University of West Florida (September 2017 - Present)
  • Lead broadcaster for over 50 soccer, men’s and women’s basketball and baseball games through the UWF Sports Network in 2017-18
  • Working as an assignment and sideline reporter and production assistant on UWF football broadcasts as well as the Coach Pete Shinnick Show
  • Assisting sports-related media efforts for UWF and serving as the primary media contact for volleyball, men's basketball, and baseball
Lead Broadcaster/Director of Sports Media Relations, Texas AirHogs Baseball (March 2016-Present)
  • Hosting live pre- and postgame shows and providing live play-by-play for 100 American Association games per season beginning in 2016
  • In 2018, established the team’s first live television stream and helped the team to promote a historic partnership with the Chinese National Baseball program through national and international media outlets such as the Associated Press and Xinhua
  • Writing game recaps and promotional/feature pieces, contributing to team’s social media management, consistently creating video/audio highlight packages for use online and in-stadium
Lead Broadcaster/Sports Information Director, Coahoma Community College (Fall 2014-May 2017)
  • Helped launch the college’s live television network through SIDEARM and provided live play-by-play broadcasts for over 250 football, basketball, baseball, and softball games over three years
  • Supervised all sports media operations for Coahoma’s six sports programs
  • Content creation (press releases/feature pieces, photos and videos) and management of school’s SIDEARM-powered sports website,
  • Featured in the Netflix docuseries “Last Chance U”
Past Broadcast/Media Positions:
  • Lead Play-by-Play Broadcaster/Director of Media Relations, Rockford Aviators Professional Baseball (Frontier League, 2015)
  • Lead Play-by-Play Broadcaster/Director of Media Relations, River City Rascals Professional Baseball (Frontier League, 2014)
  • Lead play-by-play Broadcaster/Director of Media Relations, Derby (KS) Twins Baseball (Jayhawk Collegiate League, 2014)

Rockhurst University
Kansas City, MO
Bachelor of Arts
English/Political Science
Summa Cum Laude, 2013

Social Media

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Twitter: @joey_zana
LinkedIn: Joey Zanaboni

Mick Gillispie
Director of Broadcasting - Tennessee Smokies/Boyd Sports

JT Onyett
General Manager, Texas AirHogs