Pat Strathman


EXPERIENCE
Rocking M Media - Salina/Abilene - August 2016 - Present
Sports Director
  • — Play-by-play voice of Kansas Wesleyan University football, basketball, baseball and softball
  • — Play-by-play broadcaster for Salina South and Salina Central High Schools for football, basketball, baseball and softball
  • — Play-by-play talent for select KCAC Radio Network football and basketball games
  • — Host of "In The Zone", a daily two-hour sports talk show
  • — Host of weekly HS Coaches Corner show during football and basketball
  • — Host of weekly Kansas Wesleyan Coaches Show during athletic year
  • — Produce four live sports updates for daily morning show
  • — Write game recaps, shoot video, take pictures and grab interviews for coverage on seven high schools and Kansas Wesleyan
  • — Oversee the sports department for a group of seven radio stations
  • — Sell advertising for Rocking M Media's 30 radio stations
AM 580 WIBW - April 2014 - August 2016
Voice of HS athletics
  • — Play-by-play broadcaster for nine county high schools for football and basketball
  • — Host of weekly Coaches Club show during football and basketball
  • — Grab interviews, pictures and cover other sports like baseball, softball, swimming, golf, tennis, soccer, volleyball and wrestling for website
  • — Produce high school athletes of the week segment throughout high school athletic season for 580 Sports Talk once a week
Washburn University basketball broadcaster
  • — Color analyst for Washburn men's and women's basketball
  • — Occasional play-by-play
  • — Responsible for all post-game interviews with coaches and players
  • — Responsible for halftime interviews with player profiles
Voice of Washburn University baseball
  • — Play-by-play broadcaster for Ichabod baseball
  • — Responsible for all pre and post game interviews with coaches and players
Producer/fill-in host/co-host
  • — Create daily sportscasts with heavy emphasis on local sports
  • — Screen phone calls, call guests and give thoughts occasionally
  • — Place podcasts and interviews on website once completed
  • — Host/co-host a two-hour show when someone is gone
KAIR 93.7 FM and 1470 AM — May 2013 - April 2014
Sports Director
  • — Play-by-play broadcaster for high school football, basketball and baseball
  • — Plan all sports programming including Coaches Insight, Sports Look and high school game of the week on both FM and AM stations
  • — Responsible for four daily sportscasts with heavy emphasis on local sports
  • — Responsible for Coaches Insight for five new schools added to programming

REFERENCES
Kevin Harlan
Westwood One, CBS, Turner Sports

Mitch Holthus
Radio play-by-play broadcaster for Kansas City Chiefs

Brian Hanni
Radio play-by-play broadcaster for the Kansas Jayhawks

Bruce Steinbrock
Former radio play-by-play broadcaster for the Washburn Ichabods

EDUCATION
University of Kansas,
Lawrence, Kan.
William Allen White School of Journalism
and Mass Communication
B.S. Journalism:
News and Information emphasis
Minor: Economics

SKILLS
Adobe Audition
CoolEdit Pro
Wireready
Microsoft Office
Microsoft Publisher
WordPress
Adobe Creative Suite
Final Cut
NextGen

AWARDS

KAB 2018 2nd place
Complete Sportscast

2018 KBCA Media Award

KAB 2017 Station of the Year
Medium Market

KAB 2017 1st place
Sports Feature

KAB 2017 2nd place
Complete Sportscast

KAB 2017 2nd place
Sports Feature

KAB 2016 2nd place
Sports Play-by-Play

KAB 2016 2nd place
Complete Sportscast

2015 Alpha Media
Exceptional Performance Award

KAB 2015 1st place
Complete Sportscast

KAB 2014 1st place
Complete Sportscast

2013 John Katich Award
Most Outstanding Broadcast Student

Sportscasters Talent Agency of America,
20th Best Collegiate Broadcaster in Nation

KAB 2013 1st place
Complete Sports Feature

KAB 2013 2nd place
Complete Sports Feature

KAB 2013 1st place
Best Promotion Event/Activity

KAB 2012 1st place
Entertainment Program

KAB 2011 1st place
Complete Sports Feature

KAB 2010 Honorable Mention
Complete Sports Feature