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JEFF COHEN

7 Gisele Court, Suffern NY 10901 Home: (845) 362-1843  Cell: (845) 641-4910 jmcohen@bu.edu  www.jeffcohensports.com

EDUCATION: Boston University College of Communication, Boston, MA Bachelor of Science in Broadcast Journalism, expected May 2010 JOURNALISM AND MULTIMEDIA EXPERIENCE: New York Jets: Florham Park, NJ May 2009-January 2010 Media Relations Intern  Press conference coverage including editing, transcribing and distributing interviews to all media outlets.  Media Department liaison assisting in team and player communications with all media outlets.  Provide game day assistance for television crews and live game broadcasts including on-air support.  Press box and on-field coverage supporting reporters and photographers with their game day assignments.  Prepare press game day packets, credentials and provide editing support for Jets media guide as needed.  Conduct Media Department player interviews and assist with day-to-day training camp operation. WTBU Sports at Boston University: Boston, MA September 2006-Present Associate Sports Director  Play-by-play announcer for Boston University men’s basketball.  Provide website content, write articles, assign, oversee and publish staff work as Web Editor.  Host two weekly shows focusing on both the professional sports spectrum and the Boston University sports scene.  Producer, host, analyst and on-site announcer for Boston University sporting events. ABC NewsOne Sports: New York, NY May 2008-August 2008 Intern  Provided round-the-clock coverage of sports to national ABC affiliated stations.  Edited, uploaded and distributed sports footage and highlights to affiliates.  Interviewed over twenty Major League Baseball All-Stars at the 2008 MLB All-Star Game media day and provided interview footage for ABC affiliates nationwide.  Conducted a satellite interview with NASCAR driver Kasey Kahne.  Encoded and logged footage onto tape archives for future ABC use, including Lyman Bostock segment on ESPN’s “Outside the Lines.” Hudson Valley Renegades: Fishkill, NY May 2007-August 2007 Media Intern for Class A affiliate of the Tampa Bay Rays  Wrote pre-game and post-game reports for the team website.  Created game day “stat packs,” for the press, the broadcasters, and the home and visiting teams’ managers.  Reported play-by-play coverage to Minor League Baseball for inning-by-inning broadcast on MILB.com while also serving as the game’s official scorer.  Managed the press box and served as the team’s liaison with television and radio announcers as well as the print beat reporters.  Provided on-air commentary for play-by-play radio broadcast on a limited basis. The Journal News (a Gannett newspaper): White Plains, NY August 2005-June 2006 Intern for the Local Sports Editor  Wrote weekly articles, conducted all interviews and maintained meticulous notes as to quotes and facts.  Each article published with a byline in The Patent Trader (circ. 35,000) and The Review Press (circ. 8,000.) JOURNALISM AWARDS
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New York State selection for Al Neuharth Free Spirit Scholarship and Conference Program, High School Football Stadium Announcer (five years), Creator, Founder, Editor-in-Chief and Publisher of a high school sports publication. Proficient with Pro Tools, Audacity, Final Cut Pro, AVID and Pathfire. Broadcasting and writing samples are available at www.jeffcohensports.com