Matt is a Graduate Assistant for Saint Francis working in the video department in the Athletics Multimedia Services for the Red Flash. As a video GA, Matt is responsible for all of the Red Flash Olympic Sports, Women’s basketball, and fill-in for Men’s basketball that are streamed on the NEC Front Row. He also, helps with interviews and other videos of the athletic teams of Saint Francis.
While not working for the Red Flash, Matt also freelances other opportunities. He worked as a sideline reporter for the NEC network for a Red Flash football game working with legends Paul Dottino and Kevin Gilbride. He also broadcasted the NJCAA Division III Women’s Soccer National Championship Tournament in Dryden, NY on NJCAA.tv. He has also worked as a gameday worker for the Altoona Curve (AA Affiliate of the Pittsburgh Pirates). For the Curve he has operated replay machines, sound boards, pitch clocks, MiLB Stringer service, and numerous other jobs.
He also graduated from Virginia Tech in the spring of 2017, where he earned a Bachelors of Arts Degree in Communications with a focus in Multimedia Journalism, along with a double minor in History and Professional Writing.
Between graduation from Virginia Tech and the start at Saint Francis Matt has taken on a job the Bluefield Blue Jays as the team’s broadcaster. He broadcasts all 68 home and away games along with other various tasks to help the team.
While at Virginia Tech, Matt was in numerous internships that have led him to where he is now in his broadcast career. His last two years in school he caught on with the IMG Internship group where he broadcasted the Olympic Sports for the Hokies on various platforms (WatchESPN, ACC Network Extra, HokieVision). Through this internship, he also found work with Radford University, Norfolk State University, and the Colonial Athletic Association. Other internships he worked at while in school include: Sinclair Communications in Norfolk, VA; WAVY Television in Portsmouth, VA; NBC Universal in New York, NY; and WUVT 90.7 Radio in Blacksburg, VA. Prior to Virginia Tech, Matt also worked as an intern for WFOS 88.7 Radio in Chesapeake, VA as well as an intern for seven years with WCTV Channel 48 Television in Chesapeake, VA.
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