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Austin Poll

8716 Prescott Circle Ÿ Frisco, Texas, 75033 Ÿ 972-533-6754 Ÿ Austin.poll@okstate.edu


Forward thinker – Effective communicator – Team player

Education
Bachelor of Science, Sports Media Graduation: May 2019
Oklahoma State University, Stillwater, Oklahoma GPA: 3.6
• President’s Honor Roll and Dean’s Honor Roll • The National Society of Collegiate Scholars
• National Honor Society • Awarded the Bailey/Hathoot/Edwards Scholarship

Media Experience
Writer/ Co-Creator/ On-Air Talent; KXZY, Stillwater, Oklahoma November 2017-Present
• Develop relevant topics about the NBA for a weekly radio show, “The Association”
• Conduct on-air interviews to create diversity in fan opinions

Commentator; KLOR-FM, Ponca City, Oklahoma August 2017-Present


• On-air play-by-play and color commentator for Newkirk High School football and basketball
• Maintain stats in fast-paced environment

On-Air Talent/ Studio Tech; OStateTV, Stillwater, Oklahoma October 2016-Present


• Create script, select highlights and serve as on-air talent for the women’s segment of Countdown to Tipoff
• Assist in set up and tear down of production
• Develop understanding of lighting and audio concepts

Studio Tech; Orange Power Studios, Stillwater, Oklahoma August 2016-Present


• Ensure quality broadcast of live stream sport feed via cable distribution in a high-energy setting
• Effectively display videos and advertisements on the video board
• Oversee camera operation during broadcast

Leadership
President; Sports Media Club (August 2015-Present) Fall 2017-Spring 2018
• Led and organized bi-weekly meetings
• Communicated with industry professionals

Historian; Association for Women in Sports Media (September 2016-Present) Fall 2017-Spring 2018
• Serve on steering community

Alumni Relations Chair; Nationally recognized fraternity (January 2017-Present) Fall 2017-Spring 2018
• Communicated with alumni to schedule events

Tech Skills
• AP Style • Microsoft office
• Control room/production equipment • GarageBand
• Camera operation • Wordpress
• Photoshop • Final Cut
• Protools