Resume

(Downloadable copy available at the bottom of the page)

SUMMARY OF QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Produced football broadcasts for a sports network.
  • Enhanced sports broadcasts with created content immediately after being hired.
  • Created successful broadcast team for university softball squad.
  • Oversaw and assisted with multiple music programs.

EDUCATION:

Bachelor of Science in Radio and Television, Focus in Media Performance, Minor in Journalism, Texas A&M University-Commerce, Commerce, Texas, expected May 2018 GPA 3.57

EXPERIENCE:

On-Air Personality and Board Operator Nov. 2015 – Present KETR FM – Commerce, TX

  • Create and record promos/underwriters for sporting and other events
  • Create and record station identifications for on-air use
  • Created content to air during halftime of sports broadcasts
  • Analyst/Co-Host of The Big Friday Night Scoreboard Program during and after high school football games
  • Produce award-winning entries for radio station’s competition
  • Produced basketball and football broadcasts
  • Produce Lions Roar, coaches show for broadcast and podcast purposes

Softball Broadcaster February 2017 – Present Texas A&M University-Commerce – Commerce, TX

  • Provide on-air play-by-play/color commentary and serve as audio engineer for all home games
  • Conduct interviews with coach and players, both before and after games and series
  • Assist with the setup and breakdown of game-day stadium items

Host of Lions After Dark June 2017 – August 2017 KETR FM – Commerce, TX

  • Appeared as a guest many times on the show, and even hosted special coverage for the show on Mane Event Day while serving as board operator for the spring football game
  • Created promos for the show
  • Produced promos for the next day’s All Things Considered episode
  • Entered music into the station’s library for on-air use

Radio Television Production Assistant Jan. 2016 – May 2016 Texas A&M University-Commerce – Commerce, TX

  • Assisted students with all aspects of their productions
  • Checked out equipment
  • Trained students in the proper use of equipment
  • Ensured students acquired the various skills needed to develop successful productions.

OTHER RELEVANT EXPERIENCE:

Staff Writer/Sports Editor Sept. 2016 – Present The East Texan – Commerce, TX

Halftime Show Announcer Sept. 2015 – Nov. 2015 Rockwall High School – Rockwall, TX

Williams Middle School Football Public Address Announcer Sept. 2013 – Nov. 2015, Sept. 2017 – Nov. 2017 Williams Middle School – Rockwall, TX

Rockwall High School Baseball Public Address Announcer Jan. 2013 – May 2013 Rockwall High School – Rockwall, TX

SKILLS:

Proficient in Final Cut Pro X, Adobe Audition, Twitter, Facebook, Snapchat, YouTube, Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, internet, and email

Working knowledge of GarageBand, Motion, creating web pages, WordPress, Photoshop, InDesign, Prezi, and Microsoft Excel

HONORS/AWARDS:

2015, 2016, & 2017 Texas Associated Press Broadcasters First Place Award winner (announced in ’16, ’17, ’18)

2018 Sports Column First Place winner Texas Intercollegiate Press Association conference

2017 Radio Sports Writing First Place winner Texas Intercollegiate Press Association conference

2017 Audio Sports Talent Grand Prize winner South Central Broadcasting Society

2016 Radio News Program Grand Prize winner South Central Broadcasting Society

President’s List Spring 2017

Texas Broadcast Education Foundation scholarship for academic and broadcast excellence recipient Spring 2016

Dean’s List Fall 2017

Dean’s List Fall 2016

Dean’s List Fall 2015

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS:

South Central Broadcasting Society
Broadcast Education Association
National Association of Broadcasters
Texas Association of Broadcasters
Texas Associated Press Broadcasters

Please feel free to use this link to download my resume:

BJ Laudermilk Resume (Microsoft Word)

BJ Laudermilk Resume (PDF)

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