ALEX BIRSH

(Primary) 3121 Avalon Haven Drive North Haven, CT 06473 (646) 641-6882 (cell) Alex.birsh@gmail.com
WORK EXPERIENCE:

(Secondary) 515 West End Avenue Apartment 9C New York, NY 10024 (212) 595-3239

Broadcaster for the Keene Swamp Bats of the New England Collegiate Baseball League • Performed research for and performance of play-by-play and color on-air duties of broadcasts for the 42-game regular season schedule • Voiced and wrote over two-dozen radio ads for local radio stations • Wrote and performed sponsor reads that occurred throughout broadcasts • Provided material for the team blog ( ksbnotebook.wordpress.com) • Wrote and edited news releases • Helped create game day statistics sheets Broadcaster for the Holyoke Blue Sox of the New England Collegiate Baseball League • Traveling Broadcaster for the Holyoke Blue Sox for the 42-game regular season • Wrote game summaries after every Blue Sox game to be used for the team website and/or local media • Wrote and performed each commercial (30) that was on the air for the Blue Sox • Worked as the Public Address announcer when needed Video Reporter for Playbill.com • Wrote and narrated 11 weekly recaps of the Broadway Show League for videos found on Playbill.com • Held over 100 interviews with players and coaches • Assisted in editing on Final Cut Pro • The softball league has existed for over 50 years, and it is comprised of those who work on Broadway and Off-Broadway shows. Playbill.com Video General News Reporter • Reported Broadway news for the only video segment on the acclaimed site • Interviewed on-stage and behind the scene contributors to Broadway shows • Assisted in editing using Final Cut Pro • Reported on-camera • Wrote and voiced the narration for the 10 videos Co-Founder and Director of the Quinnipiac Bobcats Sports Network o The QBSN is a student media organization that is the broadcast home for nearly every Quinnipiac University sport. It broadcasts through an online stream that is heard across the country. o Created over 12 advertisements and got sponsors for the QBSN o Created and monitors the website www.theQBSN.com Sports Broadcaster for campus TV station, Q30 Weekly Quinnipiac student-run newscast “Q30 News” Head News Anchor Q30 News Sports Anchor Q30 News World News Anchor Q30 News Entertainment Anchor Hosted the Quinnipiac student radio station’s two-time award winning show, “The Field of Play”

Summer 2010

Summer 2009

Summer 2008

Summer 2007

RELATED SCHOOL EXPERIENCE:

Present

• • • • • •

Fall 2009- Spring 2010 Fall 2008-Spring 2009 Spring 2008 Fall 2007 Fall 2008-Spring 2010

SKILLS/STRENGTHS • Reporting and anchoring on-camera • Reporting over radio • Performing play-by-play and color commentary of sporting events • Final Cut Pro • Shooting video • Performing voice over/narration • Can film, report in, and edit news packages • Can obtain and conduct interviews on-camera or over radio
EDUCATION:

Quinnipiac University, Hamden, CT Broadcast Journalism Major, Sociology Minor • Dean’s List (Junior year, 2009-2010) Riverdale Country School, New York City, NY

2007-Present 2003-2007

REFERENCES UPON REQUEST

Sign up to vote on this title
UsefulNot useful