Jared Shlensky
Play-by-Play Broadcaster
Broadcasting Experience
Gary SouthShore RailCats (American Association)               April 2017 - Present
       Director of Broadcasting & Media Relations
•       Lead play-by-play broadcaster
•       Coordinate team’s media relations department (game notes, media guide, game recaps, feature stories, profile pieces, etc.)
•       Update team website and social media outlets (Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Instagram, etc.)
•       Facilitate, host and provide fresh content for team podcast (The RailCat Rundown) with interviews and game highlights
•       Host live pregame segment on ballpark video board prior to each home game
•       Coordinate team/player travel schedule
•       Serve as main contact for all interview requests, feature stories, etc.
•       Hire and manage a Broadcast & Media Relations Assistant
•       Create and voice radio commercials/liners

The Cube (Formerly High School Cube)                                                                  September 2014 - December 2017
       Play-by-Play Broadcaster
•       Internet on-air talent for Illinois High School (IHSA) football, basketball, wrestling and volleyball games

Waterloo Bucks (Summer Collegiate, Northwoods League)                     March 2016 - August 2016
       Radio Broadcaster
•       Lead play-by-play broadcaster for all 72 regular-season games 
•       Coordinated team’s media relations department (game notes, Buckshot roster insert, game recaps, social media, etc.)
•       Created and voiced radio commercials/liners

Cedar Rapids Kernels (Single-A Affiliate of the Minnesota Twins)   March 2015 - September 2015
       Broadcasting/Media Relations Intern
•       Lead play-by-play broadcaster for 18 games
•       Play-by-play broadcaster for two innings of every home game and three innings for "commuter" road games
•       Wrote game recaps and feature stories
•       Updated and distributed Kernels game notes, stat packs, rosters and lineups for home games
•       Designed Kernels "Selfie Cam" for all home games
•       Pregame and Postgame Show host for select games
•       Coordinated Kernels Twitter account during all games

Joliet Slammers Professional Baseball Club                      April 2014 - September 2014
       Broadcasting/Media Relations Intern
•       Play-by-play broadcaster for two innings of every home game and select road contests
•       Designed, updated and distributed Slammers game notes, stat packs, rosters and lineups
•       Coordinated Slammers Twitter account for all 96 games

WRJN News-Talk-1400 AM, Kenosha, WI                           October 2012 - May 2014
        Fill-In Update Anchor
•       Compiled morning sports updates

Sun-Times Media Newspaper Corporation                         August 2012 - January 2013
        Correspondent for Sun-Times Media
•        Wrote short summaries of high school sporting events

WSCR-AM "670" The Score, Chicago, IL                              June 2012 - November 2012
        Programming/General Intern
•        Podcasted interviews and show segments
•        Edited interviews, show segments and game highlights
                                   North Central College, Naperville, IL (Class of 2014)
                                                B.A. in Broadcast Communications
                                                        Minor: Print Journalism
    Brian Lyter - Gary SouthShore RailCats General Manager
  Dan Capasso - Director of Producitions at The Cube
  Morgan Hawk - Cedar Rapids Kernels/Waterloo Bucks Sales & Broadcasting Manager


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