Steve Casson

P.O. Box 91, Ozark, MO 65721
steve@websportsradio.com

 

National Audio Company – Audio Engineer
Springfield, Missouri (September 2014 - Present)
· Quality Control Manager overseeing adherence to the National Library Service digital format specfications.

· Responsible for training and NLS Specification execution.

· Senior audio engineer.

 

WebSports Radio – Play-By-Play Broadcaster – KBFL 99.9FM / KWTO 98.7FM
Springfield, Missouri (March 2005 – Present)
· Play-by-play voice of the Missouri State Ice Bears Hockey team. Produce live sports audio and video broadcasts, interviews, and simulcasts on JOCK 98.7 FM & KBFL 99.9 FM.
· Market Broadcast sponsorships. Increased listenership by 75% in 5 years.
· Develop and host the Missouri State Ice Bears Coaches Show on JOCK 98.7 FM.
· Organize and manage website content and maintain databases.
· Lead play-by-play broadcaster for the 2009-2010 Division II ACHA Select Hockey Team in Europe from Dec. 2009 to Jan. 2010.
· Lead play-by-play broadcaster for the 2010 thru 2013 ACHA Division 3 National Tournaments.
· Lead play-by-play broadcaster for the 2009, 2010 and 2012 Division 2 National Tournaments.
· Play-by-play broadcaster for the 2014, and 2015 Division 2 National Tournaments.
· Contributing writer to Hockey Stop magazine.

 

Springfield Express Hockey – Play-By-Play Broadcaster
Springfield, Missouri (September 2014 - Present)
· Play-By-Play voice of Springfield Express Junior A Hockey on WebSports Radio and FASTHockey.
· Produce between period player interviews and game highlights.

· Northwest Division Correspondent for the Western States Hockey League.

 

Christian County Headliner News – Sports Editor
Ozark, Missouri (January 2013 - September 2014)
· Responsible for daily news, features and photos on athletic events, people or issues in seven Christian County, MO high schools.
· Write a regular sports column that focuses on Christian County athletes or related topics.
· Source and determine sports content on a daily basis.
· Design page layout for additional sports writers' content.
· Prepare sports budget, including art and graphics assignments.

 

Springfield Wolfpack – Director of Commuunications
Springfield, Missouri (March, 2007 – July 2011)
· Play-by-play voice of the American Professional Football League Indoo
r football team.
· Handle all media communications, press releases, broadcasts and team statistics.

 

Journal Broadcast Group – News Anchor – KTTS 94.7 FM / KSGF 104.3 FM
Springfield, Missouri (January 2004 – July 2005)
· On-air anchor of live 24-hour newscasts that were sourced, written and updated on the fly.
· Provided severe weather coverage in the
Springfield and Southwest Missouri listening area.
· AP news wire story contr
ibuter.

Turtle Broadcasting – News Anchor / On Air / Play-by-play – KRZK 106.3 FM / KOMC 100.1 FM
Branson, Missouri (January 2000 – December 2003)
· On-air personality hosting mid-day, afternoon
, and evening day parts.
· Public Service Director and Production Manager, responsible for producing all station commercials.
· News department staff writer sourcing stories and other local news.
· Market station through advertising sales.
· Host of hour-long spotlight show designed to discuss businesses and other area promotions.
· Play-by-play broadcaster of Reeds Spring high school football on KOMC.

 

EDUCATION

Bachelor of Science - Journalism with minor in Communications

Missouri State University, Springfield, Missouri. 

Associate of Arts - Print Media

Rio Hondo College, Whittier, California.

Technical Degree – Architectural Computer Aided Design and Drafting

MTI College, Orange, California

Leadership Development Course – Springfield

Springfield, Missouri

 

REFERENCES

Stan Melton - Co-Founder, Missouri State Hockey

Springfield, Missouri 

Chris Perry - Commissioner, Western Collegiate Hockey League

Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

Corey Riggs - Tv Production Manager, Mediacom 22

Springfield, Missouri