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Austin Wright

University of Missouri School of Journalism 2023 Graduate
St. Petersburg, Florida USA


Enthusiastic, friendly, reliable, and mature 2023 multi-skilled sports journalism college graduate seeking job opportunities with a sports or related media organization. You can view my portfolio of broadcast, writing, and newsreel samples on my personal website


Radio Broadcast Assistant

Sep 2023 - Present
• Recorded/Edited audio for use on radio broadcasts and online podcasts • Conceptualized, recorded, and produced audio features to run on terrestrial & digital audio platforms • Engineered pre/postgame shows on terrestrial & digital platforms & managed radio equipment

Broadcaster/Multimedia Intern

May 2023 - Aug 2023
• Commentated live play-by-play, color analyst, and field reporting roles for USL 2/USL W pre-professional soccer garnering thousands of views on YouTube • Executed technical duties such as camera operator, statistician, audio engineer, and video editor • Created innovative social media campaigns increasing online interactions with club accounts

Communications/PR Intern

May 2022 - Aug 2022
• Created content for public consumption including press releases and social media posts • Coordinated with partner/sponsor organizations for community events and outreach

Production Intern

May 2022 - Aug 2022
• Assisted with production for the sports talk radio show “Darren, Daunic, and Chase” • Archived show segments, managed livestream production, and coordinated script reads

Sports Writing Intern

May 2021 - Aug 2021
• Wrote for the online daily newspaper of Nashville covering professional and college sports • Produced and contributed for “First & Tenn” podcast covering the Tennessee Titans


Oct 2020 - Feb 2021
• Owner, Podcaster, and Writer for SEC sports centric podcast available on all platforms • Created content for the website and social media platforms to engage listeners

Sports Reporter

Aug 2019 - May 2023
• Pitched, wrote, edited, fronted, and went live reporting news for Columbia, Missouri’s NBC television affiliate • Produced live social media coverage for Friday Night Fever high school football shows • Assistant produced for the morning show assisting with story writing, story selection and board operation

Sports Broadcaster

Aug 2019 - May 2023
• Play by play and color commentator for KCOU Sports - Men/Women’s Basketball, Volleyball, and Soccer • Published written articles for KCOU’s online website and live social media coverage for Missouri sports

Television Broadcast Intern

Apr 2018 - Aug 2019
• Television broadcast team member for Nashville SC (United Soccer League tenure) • Provided live stats and broadcast reads for the play by play and color commentators during matches


Broadcast Journalism - Bachelors
Aug 2019 - May 2023
Senior at the University of Missouri majoring in sports broadcast journalism. Member of Sigma Nu Fraternity (Risk Reduction Chairman 2020, Recorder 2021).

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