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interviewing vanna white for pre game show.


Talk Show Host both sports and general, Pre and Post Game Host, Sports Anchor, Field Reporter, Feature Reporter, Advertising and Imaging Voice, Product Spokesman, Event Emcee, Producer studio show and live remote/field, Copywriter, Automotive Writer, Web Content Producer, Video Production and Director Specialties, Script Writing, Copy Writing, Public Speaking, Interviewing, working with diverse populations. Also specialize in Social Media and Blogging


Drivetime-Radio/Golden V Media
March 1994 - Present
Part time position producing weekly automotive enthusiast program, review and news feature"Drivetime" for syndication. Provide on air automotive content for major media clients including KOMO Seattle, KFWB Los Angeles, KMJ Fresno, CBS Radio NY, CBS Interactive. Produce web content for several sports and lifestyle websites. Produce and provide audio and on camera reports for local sports events. Maintain website and social media.

KDKA-FM Sportsradio 93.7 The Fan   Pittsburgh, PA
CBS Radio
On Air Personality/Reporter
February 2010 - February 2014
Co-Host of the "Vinnie and Cook" midday show and solo hosted weekend shows as required. Our weekday show included weekly shows with Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger, Penguins linesman Matt Cooke. Produced and hosted "Bucco Talk", the Pirates Saturday Radio Magazine program, host/analyst on The Pirates Radio Network Pre and Post game shows. Conducted post game and long form interviews with players, coaches, manager and front office personnel. Covered Steelers Training Camp and did daily remotes and reports from the training facility. Spot voice, spokesman and created ad campaigns for Medifast, Direct TV, Biondi Lincoln and Chrysler. Maintain social media sites.

Newsradio 1020 KDKA-AM       Pittsburgh, PA
Host weekly automotive talk show “Drivetime” covering news and newsmakers in the automotive world as well as auto reviews. Fill-In for general interest talk shows and appear on afternoon and morning news to provide insight on sports and automotive stories as needed.

Mariners Radio Network/ 710 ESPN Seattle, WA
Bonneville International Corporation
April 2009 - December 2009
Pre and Post Game Host and Clubhouse Reporter (on-call), Mariners Magazine Host (fill-in)

Fox Sports Northwest        Bellevue, WA
April 2007-December 2009
Pre and Post Game reporter for Mariners Broadcasts, Seahawks practice and Sonics as assigned. In-Studio Host for WSU Cougar Football, On-site co-host for Oregon Special Olympics coverage and various other events.

KCPQ-TV Q-13 Fox              Seattle, WA 
Tribune Broadcasting
September 2002 - September 2008
Weekend sports anchor, sports reporter, host “Q-it Up Sports”, producer, “Seahawks Gameday” pre-game feature/voice of the fans reporter, post-game locker room reporter, “Mariners Gameday” sports commentator.

Newsradio 710 KIRO               Seattle, WA
Entercom/Bonneville International
October 1998-August 2007
On Air Host/Reporter
Hosted Mariners and Seahawks pre and post-game shows, Clubhouse/Locker Room reporter, Sports Update Anchor, Hosted Mariners Magazine and Seahawks Huddle weekly programs. Served as general interest feature reporter, general interest talk show host. spot production and voice, product endorser, station remotes.

Sportsradio 950 KJR                    Seattle, WA
Ackerley Media Group, Inc.
Talk Show Host/Sports Anchor
March 1993 - October 1998
Co-host of Mikey and Vinnie in the Morning for 31/2 years, progressing to my own mid-day show. Also hosted Sonics post-game, Mariners post-game and WSU Cougar post-game and coaches shows.

KDBK-FM                                        San Francisco,CA 
July 1991-March 1993
Sports Director/On Air Host at one of the first FM talk stations in the US.

97.3 KRQR The Rocker                  San Francisco, CA
CBS Radio
1989 - 1991
Fill-in on morning sports reports, producer and field report, produce weekly sports interview show.








Honors and Awards

Achieved quarterly ratings bonuses last four consecutive ratings periods at KDKA (#2 in demo M25-54)

CBS Medium Market Station of the Year

2013 “Heavy Hundred of Sportstalk”
Talkers Magazine
November 2013
Selected Number 41 of the Heavy Hundred by the staff at Talkers.com.

2012 “Heavy Hundred of Sportstalk”
Talkers Magazine
November 2012
Voted number 44 in the Heavy Hundred of Sportstalk by Talkers.com

1995 Presidents Award, New Century Broadcasting,

2003-2004-2005 Biggest Sports Fan Award, KING TV,

2005 2006 Best of Seattle, Seattle Weekly.



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