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Joe Vasile

 

Work Experience

Bucknell University

Play-By-Play Broadcaster
September 2016 - Present

  • Radio play-by-play broadcaster for Bucknell Bison women's basketball (2019 - Present).

  • Host of weekly "Ballin' with the Bison" podcast, covering the Bucknell women's basketball team.

  • Television play-by-play broadcaster for Bucknell Bison men’s basketball (2016-2019).

  • Fill-in radio play-by-play broadcaster for Bucknell Bison basketball (2016-2019).

  • Play-by-play broadcaster for Partiot League Network productions of Bucknell Bison men’s and women’s soccer, field hockey, volleyball and water polo.

  • 2016 Pennsylvania Association of Broadcasters Award winner for Best Coverage of a Live Local Sporting Event.

Saint Peter's University

Play-By-Play Broadcaster
November 2018 - Present

  • Television play-by-play broadcaster and color commentator for Saint Peter's Peacocks men's and women's basketball on ESPN+.

Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders

Media Relations and Broadcasting Assistant
March 2018 - September 2019

  • No. 3 play-by-play broadcaster on the RailRiders Radio Network and MiLB.tv.

  • Host of the 30-minute RailRiders Pregame and Postgame Shows on the RailRiders Radio Network.

  • Provided engaging, rich content-focused in-game updates on Twitter.

  • Wrote feature articles for each edition of the Guide Rail game program, which was produced each homestand.

  • Wrote nightly game recaps for all home games.

  • Fill-in Public Address announcer, scoreboard operator and MiLB Gameday stringer. 

Lafayette College

Play-By-Play Broadcaster
January 2019 - Present

  • Play-By-Play broadcaster for Lafayette Leopards women's volleyball, men's and women's soccer, and men's and women's lacrosse on the Lafayette Sports Network.

Saint Francis College Brooklyn

Play-By-Play Broadcaster
September 2018 - Present

  • Play-by-play broadcaster for St. Francis Brooklyn Terriers basketball, men's and women's soccer, men's and women's volleyball and water polo on the Terrier Sports Network.

  • Fill-in Public Address announcer.

Fairleigh Dickinson University

Play-By-Play Broadcaster
August 2018 - Present

  • Play-by-play broadcaster of baseball, men's and women's soccer, softball and volleyball on NEC Front Row.

Princeton University

Play-By-Play Broadcaster
January 2018 - Present

  • Play-by-play broadcaster for Princeton Tigers baseball, softball, men's and women's lacrosse and men’s and women’s volleyball for The Ivy League on ESPN package on ESPN+.

  • Fill-in radio play-by-play broadcaster for Princeton Tigers men’s basketball.

West Chester University

Play-By-Play Broadcaster
November 2017 - November 2019

  • Lead play-by-play broadcaster for West Chester University Golden Rams women's basketball road games.

  • Lead color commentator and fill-in radio play-by-play for West Chester University Golden Rams men's basketball road games.

  • Fill-in radio play-by-play broadcaster for West Chester Golden Rams football.

Long Island Ducks

Media Relations and Broadcasting Assistant
February 2017 - October 2017

  • Lead play-by-play for select home and road Long Island Ducks baseball games.

  • Produced daily video and graphic content for the Long Island Ducks social media channels, including Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. 

  • Managed the team's photo archive, including tagging and labeling photos from every Long Island Ducks home game and outside event.

  • Wrote daily posts on the Quack of the Bat blog, including daily game previews and feature stories.

  • Assisted in producing the 2017 Ducks Media Guide, 2017 Ducks Commemorative Yearbook, as well as the daily production of press releases, stat packs, game notes and team rosters.

  • Assisted with ballpark operations, pocket schedule distribution, mascot appearances and other duties as assigned.

Salem Red Sox

Broadcasting and Media Relations Assistant
January 2016 - September 2016

  • Play-By-Play broadcaster for the middle three innings of all home games and over 35 road games during the season. Hosted the pre-game show including conducting a daily interview.

  • Produced and distributed daily stat packs, game notes, and team rosters.

  • Updated the Salem Sox Talk blog, a top-100 MLB.com team-affiliated blog.

  • Produced the team’s weekly e-newsletter and contributed to press releases and social media posting.

Fox Sports Radio Williamsport

Play-By-Play Broadcaster
August 2014 - February 2018

  • Play-By-Play broadcaster for football, basketball, and soccer at Lycoming College, Coppin State University, Penn College, University of North Carolina at Pembroke and Wilkes University.

  • 2014 Pennsylvania AP Broadcaster’s Association Award winner for Best Sports Play-By-Play in a mid-market station.

Fayetteville SwampDogs

Assistant General Manager and Director of Broadcasting and Media Relations
November 2013 - February 2016

  • Developed and maintained over $56,000 in new corporate partnerships and group sales. ​

  • Implemented strategies which helped grow attendance by 2% from 2014 to 2015 after two straight seasons of declining attendance. Overall Coastal Plain League attendance fell by 3.3% in that year, and league-wide attendance dropped by 8.4% among teams not opening a new stadium.

  • Play-By-Play broadcaster for all nine innings of all home games and color commentary on road games.

  • Served as the primary media contact for team, producing all game notes, stat packs, rosters, lineup cards and other gameday paperwork.

  • Developed and executed the team’s marketing plan, including more enhanced usage of social media marketing, leading to a 50% across the board growth in followers across all major platforms (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram). Created the first team-run Snapchat account in the Coastal Plain League.

  • Coordinated online jersey auctions, bowling tournament, and  other charitable functions as the ballpark, helping raise over $10,000 for the Cape Fear Valley Health Foundation and other local charities.

  • Supervised the team’s intern staff and assisted with ballpark operations,  groundskeeping, helped streamline food and beverage efficiency, and assisted with the redesign of the team website.

  • 2014 Coastal Plain League Broadcaster of the Year

  • Promoted from Broadcasting and Media Relations Intern to Assistant General Manager and Director of Broadcasting and Media Relations February 2016.

Rockland Boulders

Media and Public Relations Intern
May 2013 - August 2013

  • Produced daily game notes and stat packs, wrote game recaps and provided in-game updates on team social media.

  • Assisted gameday press box staff by running the scoreboard and pitch speed monitor, fill-in color commentary on the radio broadcast, and assisted the promotions staff.

Play By Play Sports Network

Play-By-Play Broadcaster
January 2013 - Present

  • Play-by-play broadcaster for the Strive Network/Play By Play Sports Network broadcasts of New Jersey High School athletics.

  • Created on-air graphic elements for usage on broadcasts.

  • Covered football, boys and girls soccer, field hockey, girls volleyball, and boys and girls basketball.

Trenton Thunder Radio Network

Broadcast Engineer
April 2013 - May 2014

  • Engineered games from the WTSR flagship of the Trenton Thunder Radio Network.​

  • Played scheduled commercials, maintained an FCC log and provided out-of-town scoreboard updates.

  • Wrote haikus for the post-game show.

Widener University

Play-By-Play Broadcaster
August 2012 - August 2014

  • Lead play-by-play broadcaster for Widener University football in the 2012 and 2013 seasons.

  • Produced the video streams of both home and road contests.

Freelance

Play-By-Play Broadcaster
January 2011 - Present

  • Play-by-play broadcaster for multiple sports at Fairfield University, Lehigh University, Monmouth University and Wilkes University.

  • Fill-in football play-by-play broadcaster and color commentator for WHVL-TV in State College, Pa.

  • Play-by-play broadcaster for Northeast Conference sport championships on NEC Front Row.

  • Play-By-Play on Scholastic Play-By-Play Classics high school basketball showcase events and PIAA basketball championships.

 

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