Résumé

Aaron Davis Morse

Cell Phone Number: 206-920-5280

aaronmorse7@gmail.com

Academic History

  • BSJ Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois.

Media Experience

  • Director of Broadcasting & Media Relations for the Frontier League’s Joliet Slammers (September 2011-2013).
    -Responsible for all aspects of the Slammers’ media operations including video (Ustream and YouTube), radio, website, public/media relations and social media (Facebook & Twitter). Worked in sales as well and sold $160,000 in corporate partnerships & tickets through cold calling & meetings.
  • High School football & basketball play-by-play for WCSJ in Morris, IL and High School Cube (Sept. 2011-Present)
  • PA announcer for University of St. Francis volleyball and men’s & women’s basketball (Sept. 2011-Present)
  • Media Relations Coordinator for the Joliet Slammers (March 2011-Sept. 2011).
    -Responsible for all press releases and social media. Built the team’s Facebook & Twitter pages from scratch.
  • Reporter for the Pat Fitzgerald Show on Comcast SportsNet and the Big Ten Network (Sept. 2010-Dec. 2010).
    -Wrote, shot and edited short video packages to promote Northwestern football.
  • Broadcaster for the Double-A Huntsville Stars Radio Network (March 2010-Sept. 2010).
    -Responsible for maintaining the radio network’s website, Facebook and Twitter pages.
  • Play-by-play for the Alaska Goldpanners of Fairbanks (Summer 2009).
  • Co-Sports Director 89.3 FM WNUR. Play-by-play for college football, basketball, baseball and softball (March 2008-March 2009).
    -Managed more than 20 staffers and was responsible for 80 broadcasts. Created the Twitter page for the sports department.
  • News Intern for WGEM TV in Quincy, IL (March 2009-June 2009).
    -Wrote, shot and edited short video packages covering the Tri-State area.
  • Production Intern for the Big Ten Network (August 2007-March 2008).
  • Play-by-play for the Athletes in Action Fire of the Alaska Baseball League (Summer 2007).
  • Reporter/executive producer for SportsNight on the Northwestern News Network (Sept. 2006-Dec. 2010).
    -Responsible for producing a 30-minute sports show once a week. Wrote, shot and edited packages.

Relevant Skills

  • Proficient at website maintenance and creating written content for multiple platforms.
  • Proficient with Adobe Audition and Audacity.
  • Proficient at shooting video and editing on Avid News Cutter, Adobe Premiere Pro CS5, and Final Cut Pro.
  • Expert with Twitter, Facebook, YouTube, LinkedIn, Google+ and Microsoft Office.

Honors and Awards

  • Member of the marketing team for the Slammers, winner of Ballpark Digest’s 2011 Logo and Branding of the Year Award.
  • Named one of the top 20 collegiate sports broadcasters in the country by the Sportscasters Talent Agency of America in 2010.
  • Produced a package on SportsNight episode that won the National 2008 College Emmy for “Best Newscast.”

References
John Dittrich
Veteran Minor League Baseball Executive

Dave Eanet
WGN Radio Sports Director

Jim Phillips
Vice President for Athletics and Recreation: Northwestern University

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