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Chris Harris

Pearl, Mississippi, United States

Email: charris.jaxx@gmail.com

What's in my mind

Experienced communications professional with a 14-year demonstrated history of working in the sports industry. Strong media relations skills and experience in sales, sports play-by-play, marketing, social media, writing, and graphic design.

about me

about me

Experienced communications professional with a 14-year demonstrated history of working in the sports industry. Strong media relations skills and experience in sales, sports play-by-play, marketing, social media, writing, and graphic design.

  • Sports Play-by-play
  • Strategic Planning
  • Management
  • Audio Editing

personal details

Full Name : Chris Harris
Address : Pearl, Mississippi, United States
Zip Code : NJ 07748
Phone : 731-307-9439
Email : charris.jaxx@gmail.com
Website : http://chriscarris.com

Over Ten Year In The Game With 550+ Projects Successfuly Done!

My Skills

My Skills

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Sports Play-by-play
90%
Social Media
80%
Media Relations
80%
Sales
90%
Blogging
100%
Marketing
90%
Marketing Communications
80%
Strategic Planning
80%
Management
90%
Audio Editing
100%

languages skills

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https://www.youtube.com
HINDI
ENGLISH
DUTCH

education

education

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  • Bethel University - BS, Business Management , 2005 - 2007

    Broadcaster for Mens and Women's basketball, plus football.

Work Experience

Experience

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Director Of Communications, Media & Broadcasting

Mississippi Braves
  • Jan 2018 - Present (5 years 10 months)

- Play-by-Play Broadcaster for Atlanta Braves AA Affiliate in Southern
League
- Primary contact with local media and team spokesperson
- Coordinated, managed and supervised press conferences and team announcements
- Coordinated, managed and executed the team's preseason media day with local and regional media
- Wrote, distributed, and issued all news releases and media communications, including newsletter
- Public speaking engagements providing presentations on the team and sports industry
- Primary editor and manager of the official website mississippibraves.com
- Supervise and manage the distribution of credentials for media
- Published all game notes, team releases, statistics, etc.
- Primary editor and manager of the team's social media platforms

Play-by-Play Broadcaster

ESPN
  • Jan 2019 - Present (4 years 10 months)

- Play-by-Play Broadcaster for football, basketball, baseball, and softball during games played at ULM

Director of Media Relations and Broadcasting

Biloxi Shuckers
  • Jan 2015 - Jan 2018 (3 years 1 month)

- Play-by-Play Broadcaster for Milwaukee Brewers AA Affiliate in Southern League
- 2017 Southern League Broadcaster of the Year
- Led the public relations efforts for Biloxi's move into MGM Park and the 54-game road trip in 2015 and
oversaw the national coverage of the historical beginning of the franchise.

TSSAA Radio Director

The NFHS Network
  • Mar 2005 - Mar 2015 (10 years 1 month)

- Play-by-Play for Tennessee High School Football and Basketball Championships on Radio/TV
- Coordinate logs, formats and communicate information between TSSAA, NFHS Network, affiliates and
on air talent.

VP of Communications

Jackson Generals Baseball
  • Jan 2009 - Jan 2015 (6 years 1 month)

- Play-by-Play Broadcaster for Seattle Mariners AA Affiliate in Southern League
- 2013 Southern League Broadcaster of the Year

On Air Host

ESPN Radio 96.5 WBFG
  • Jan 2006 - Sep 2014 (8 years 9 months)

- Afternoon Drive Talk Show, 2006-2009
- Weekly College and High School Football Programming

Play-by-Play Broadcaster

Bethel University
  • Sep 2005 - Mar 2010 (4 years 7 months)

- Provided Play-by-Play for all football and basketball games from 2005-2010

Honors & Awards

Awards

2013 Southern League Broadcaster of the Year

Southern League
  • Sep 2013

2017 Southern League Broadcaster of the Year

Southern League
  • Sep 2017

My Portfolio

My Portfolio

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testomonials

testomonials

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Contact

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