Hudson Valley Renegades
Director of Media Relations and Broadcasting
December 2021 - Present
Lead broadcaster on the Renegades Baseball Network for all home and road games for the Yankees High-A affiliate.
Built team media relations department from the ground up, creating team history and spearheading a complete overhaul of team communications.
Created first-ever team Media Guide and published five editions of the Renegades Digital Program in 2022.
Received hundreds of media mentions in digital and print publications, and saw 10x increase in television coverage.
Media Relations Manager and Broadcaster
March 2018 - December 2021
No. 2 play-by-play broadcaster on the RailRiders Baseball Network and MiLB.tv.
Host of the 30-minute RailRiders Pregame and Postgame Shows on the RailRiders Baseball 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.
Joe Vasile Media
January 2011 - Present
Independent contractor business handling freelance broadcasting and content creation assignments.
Maintain a schedule of three to five play-by-play broadcasts per week during the calendar year.
Developed new clients and invoiced over $100,000 in business. Business has grown an average of 23% per year since 2016.
Business includes broadcasting, full-service video production, event hosting, copywriting, and voice over narration.
Clients include St. John's University, Bucknell University, Monmouth University, Saint Peter's University, Marist College, Lafayette College, St. Francis College Brooklyn, Fairleigh Dickinson University, Fairfield University, Princeton University, The College of New Jersey, the Northeast Conference, West Chester University, Play By Play Productions, Widener University and the Sports Fan Base Network.
September 2016 - March 2022
Radio play-by-play broadcaster for Bucknell Bison women's basketball (2019 - 2022).
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
Trenton Thunder Radio Network
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.