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As the voice of the San Jose State Spartans, Justin is the play-by-play announcer for football, basketball, and baseball. Various other responsibilities include engineering broadcasts and emceeing at fundraising and gala events. Justin hosts and produces weekly a Football radio show, monthly podcast, as well as a monthly television show called Spartan Sports Report. He has comprehensive experience in editing and production for live television, which included supervising and facilitating construction of the Spartan Sports Report Studio. Justin produces, shoots, voices and edits, radio and television commercials for various uses on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, local and national television.
In addition to being the Voice of the Spartans, Justin is the Digital Media Coordinator for San Jose State Athletics. He oversees the LiveStream production of other Spartan sports, press conferences, and interviews which air on the Mountain West Digital Network. Justin serves as the liaison to the Mountain West Conference for all athletics digital media.
Outside of San Jose State, he is a part-time broadcaster for the San Jose Giants (MiLB’s California League). Justin adapts quickly, often filling in for the regular broadcaster, and provides insightful color commentary due to his extensive background of calling baseball games. He consistently provides fans with unique stories that connect them with the team and to the game, and prides himself on working seamlessly with all departments including marketing, the front office, the managers, and team.
His experience has taken him beyond live sports, as he is a voice on Sony PlayStation’s video game, MLB The Show, for the past five installments reaching millions of fans worldwide. You can hear his voice host a recap and highlight radio segment called, Inside the Show.
Voice Of The San Jose State Spartans (2013--Present)
Radio voice for Football and Men’s Basketball.
Host weekly one-hour football radio coaches show.
Engineer all radio broadcasts including coaches show. Host, editor and producer of the weekly 30 minute San Jose State TV show. Spartan Sports Report covers San Jose State Athletics and is aired several times a week on NBCSN Bay Area.
Sony Playstation MLB The Show Voice (2014--Present)
Radio show voice for MLB The Show video game.
Background voice in the loading menus of Road to the Show portion of the game.
San Jose Giants Broadcaster (2015--Present)
Radio voice for the San Jose Giants of the California League.
Broadcast select radio home games while the main Play-by-Play voice is on TV, and call middle innings of other select home games.
Broadcast & Digital Media Coordinator (2014 – Present)
Coordinate and staff over 280 live stream sporting events, press conferences and special events for Mountain West Network per year. Produce, create and voice radio and television commercials for distribution. Manage social media and marketing strategies.
Apple Voice Over Talent (2017-Present)
Provide voice over description for Apple commercial visual aide.
Video Producer/Editor and On Field Host - San Jose Giants (2014)
Producer of content for video board and online media. Create video graphics and develop original content. Tasked with organizing and editing promotional video items throughout the course of the season. Other duties include generating posters and promotional flyers. Host of in game on field promotions. Filled in as a back up broadcaster as needed.
Bellingham Bells Broadcaster WCL (Summer 2012)
Broadcasted 58 games for the Bells during the 2012 summer season. Each broadcast was solo with a 30 min pre and post game show. Other duties included maintaining the Bells’ website, social media and writing post game stories.
Fox Sports (2007 – 2012)
Worked specialty stats, generated graphics, also was field manager for Giants, A’s, 49ers, and Raiders broadcasts.
Broadcaster and Coordinator for American Collegiate Hockey Association DII National Tournament (2010, 2011)
Controlled 8 broadcasters and video crews for 25 games over 5 days.
Sports Radio 95.7fm The Game (2011)
Board op and studio producer for morning talk shows and Oakland A’s games.
San Jose State Journalism
Produced, shot, edited, and directed “44 Years to the 44th President” a full length documentary. The film documented a SJSU School of Journalism road trip visiting civil rights landmarks and culminated at the inauguration of President Barack Obama. Stops included Memphis, Selma, Montgomery, Birmingham, Atlanta, Greensboro, and Washington, D.C. Reports were shown on local FOX stations, newspapers, and internationally on CNN.
Produced news packages for ESPNU during Bay Area college football games.
Location San Jose, CA
San Jose State
BA Radio, TV & Film. Minor Broadcast Journalism 2010
MA Journalism New Media 2013
References (Contact Available By Request)
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- Matt Vasgersian
ESPN Sunday Night Baseball Broadcaster
- Tim Roye
Golden State Warriors Broadcaster
- Tom Boman
Learfield VP of Broadcast Operations
- Ken Korach
Oakland Athletics Broadcaster
- Joe Ritzo
San Jose Giants Broadcaster
- Kirby St. John
MLB The Show Designer
- Jesse Kurtz
Executive Producer Mountain West Network