469-223-6747 / VinceF8@gmail.com / @VinceSports on Twitter & other social media
Broadcast samples at VinceSports.net / 2139 Panoramic Way, Apt. 103, Knoxville, TN 37932
To excel in local, regional and national sports broadcast opportunities on radio and TV. I’m relentless, never out-worked and self-driven in continuing to prove my abilities and improve daily.
CURRENT BROADCASTING POSITIONS
Sports Talk Show Host/Play-By-Play Announcer/Digital Content Director
99.1 The Sports Animal – WNML FM/AM (Knoxville) – since 10/10
- 2017 WNML Personality of the Year as named by management. Very frequent fill-in host and weekly sponsored guest on our highly-rated Afternoon Drive show, SportsTalk. I fill-in on our Midday show, Sports 180. I’m a panelist on the weekly “NFL Report”. I handle PxP dutues for our high school football Game of the Week. Hosted the “News Sentinel Sports Page” for 6+ years. Knoxville News Sentinel sportswriters joined me as daily rotating co-hosts. I planned and booked the show with high-level national and local guests producing proven ratings and sales success. Co-hosted Tennessee Sports Night radio & TV simulcast show airing on local FOX 43. Hosted “In The Cage MMA Radio” with great national guests analyzing the sport. I oversee digital products for our three station market cluster. I produce, post and share content on our station website 991TheSportsAnimal.com and all station social media accounts. WNML’s podcasting, that I direct, is among the top performers in the Cumulus company with almost 4 million podcast listens annually.
Play-By-Play Announcer/Analyst/On-Air Talent
Vol Network (University of Tennessee Radio Network) – Learfield Sports – since 2/13
- Work on the network football, men’s basketball and baseball game broadcasts. Tennessee Volunteers baseball radio analyst and middle inning play-by-play announcer. I conduct the UT football and basketball pregame player interviews before every game. I also gather questions from the crowd on-air at our football network pre-game show “The Kickoff Call-In Show” to 65+ network radio affiliates. I anchor a segment of the halftime show for Vols men’s basketball during home games where I review the stats. I’ve also filled-in as network studio host for hoops.
SEC Network – since 3/17
- I’ve called SEC baseball & softball games so far on the digital platform SEC Network+ on the Watch ESPN App and the SEC Network website.
MMA Play-By-Play Announcer/Lead Commentator
Aries Fight Series – since 3/15
- I’m the cageside lead voice on pay-per-views for one of the top regional promotions in the country. Promotion sends fighters to the UFC, Bellator, Invicta and other international promotions.
ADDITIONAL TV & RADIO ROLES
- TV sports show panelist on highly rated weekly show “The Sports Source” on ABC affiliate – WATE-TV43 (2017 to current)
- Live In-Game Network Reports – CBS Radio, Fox Sports Radio & ESPN Radio(2010 to 2015)
- Fill-In Sports Updates, Traffic & Weather Anchor for WIVK & WOKIin Knoxville(2012 to 2015)
- Sports Talk Co-Host for CRM Sportsto 30+ radio affiliates (2009 to 2010)
- Program Director & Sports Talk Show Host for 1420 The Tusk WACTin Tuscaloosa(2004 – 2009)
- Weekend & Fill-In Sports Update Reporter KTCK The Ticket SportsRadio Dallas (2001 – 2003)
ADDITIONAL PLAY-BY-PLAY ROLES
- Sports Fan Properties Boxing Play-By-Play Announcer in Atlanta (2010 to 2011)
- Blazers Radio Network/Learfield – UABWomen’s Basketball Play-By-Play Announcer (2009-2010 season)
- Stillman College& Others TV Play-By-Play Announcer in Alabama (2005 – 2010)
- Crimson Tide Radio Network/Learfield – U. of AlabamaBaseball Play-By-Play Announcer/Analyst (2008 season)
University of South Florida (Tampa, FL) – Summer 1994 • B.A. in Broadcast News