What are your job responsibilities/duties?
I call the play-by-play for Savannah State Football, NC A&T Basketball and I am a sports writer for the Greensboro News & Record
What does a typical day look like?
It varies day-to-day. Sometimes I am prepping for games. Others I am writing and others I am calling games. Sometimes I am even doing all three on the same day!
What do you most enjoy about your job?
That it is different every day and that I get to meet and build relationships with amazing people.
What is the most difficult aspect of the job?
The time and travel. I am on the road a ton and the job requires a massive amount of time to complete.
What on-campus activities were you involved with? Where did you gain relevant experience?
Daily Illini, College of Media Student Ambassadors, Senior 100, Homecoming Court 2011, A E Pi, Big Ten Network Student U
How did your experience at ILLINOIS and in the College of Media prepare you for your professional life? For this specific position?
I was able to gain valuable media related experience to allow me to attain a job within 3 months of graduation.
What advice do you have for students interested in this field?
find as many reps as you can and build your tape!
What is one thing that you know now that you wish you had known when you started in the field? When you graduated from the College?
How important versatility is