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Charles R. Beattie, IV

1137 Hyacinth Ave. E.

St. Paul, MN 55106

Cell: 612-849-5773

CBeattie15@gmail.com

 

SUMMARY

 

Sports broadcasting professional with an emphasis on live events and play-by-play coverage for radio, television, and online platforms. Extensive experience in baseball, basketball, football, hockey lacrosse and soccer. Additional experience writing and editing for television, radio production, and feature writing.

 

CURRENT EXPERIENCE

 

KSTC 45-TV                                                                                                                                           2016-Present

 

Play-by-play voice of Minnesota State High School Football “Prep Bowl” Championships. Play-by-play voice and sideline reporter for the 2019 Minnesota State Boys High School Hockey tournament. Research consultant for Minnesota State High School Football, Hockey, and Basketball Championships.

 

School Space Media                                                                                                                          2014-Present

 

Play-by-play regular season and playoff play-by-play broadcast coverage for prep sports in the Minneapolis/St. Paul Metro area on company’s “Prepspotlight.tv” web broadcasting platform. Lead broadcaster for company’s coverage of Minnesota High School football, soccer, volleyball, hockey, basketball and lacrosse coverage. Writer, producer, feature reporter for company’s flagship “Minnesota Prep Spotlight” show (2015-present). Broadcast manager overseeing scheduling, advertising traffic and quality control for over 700 live online broadcasts per season.

Augsburg University                                                                                                                          2017-Present

 

Play-by-play voice for football, volleyball, basketball, baseball, softball and hockey broadcasts.

CCX Sports/Channel 12                                                                                                                     2017-Present

 

Play-by-play voice for station’s coverage of high school football, soccer, basketball, hockey, and baseball.                      

1500 ESPN – Minneapolis/St. Paul                                                                                                 2015-Present

 

Play-by-play voice for station’s annual “Town Ball Classic” baseball showcase, in conjunction with the Minnesota Twins.

 

 

PREVIOUS EXPERIENCE

 

Minnesota Twins Baseball Club – Minneapolis, MN                                                                  2010-2016

 

Engineered Twins Spanish-Language radio broadcasts. Responsible for all aspects of production, including maintenance of clean, clear broadcast, playing and logging of commercial spots, editing pregame segments, facilitating post-game on-field interviews as well as cutting in-game highlights. Created program content for “Twins Gameday,” the official in-game program.

 

SportsData, LLC – Minneapolis, MN                                                                                               2014-18

 

Provided pre-and-post-game written content for company’s coverage of NCAA Division I (FBS) football and NCAA Division I basketball. Content published through the official website of the National Collegiate Athletic Association, NCAA.com. Demonstrated ability to provide engaging, accurate content under strict, time-sensitive deadlines. Duties included coverage of College Football Playoff and bowl games, as well as Men’s and Women’s NCAA Basketball Tournaments.

 

 

Minnesota Wild Hockey Club – St. Paul, MN                                                                                2010-12

 

Feature writer for team’s official website, www.wild.com.

St. Paul Saints, St. Paul, MN                                                                                                              2008, 2010

Broadcaster/Producer         

 

Produced and broadcast Emmy Award-winning St. Paul Saints games on radio and television, with duties including play-by-play, analyst commentary, and pre-and-post-game studio hosting. Developed media-relations content for newspapers, radio and television outlets. Served as lead play-by-play voice for the 2008 American Association All-Star Game.

 

Wilson Tobs Baseball Club, Wilson, North Carolina                                                                    2007

Director of Media Relations/Broadcasting

 

CBS Radio, Washington, D.C                                                                                                              2005-2006

Editor/Producer

 

Bowie Baysox Baseball Club, Bowie, Maryland                                                                           2004-2006

Play-by-play voice, color analyst, studio host.

 

CBS Radio, Washington, D.C                                                                                                              2005-2006

Editor/Producer

 

OTHER WORK EXPERIENCE

 

CaptionMax                                                                                                                                          2015

Offline Caption Editor

 

Merrill Corporation, St. Paul, MN                                                                                                   2012-2014

Project Management Team

University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN                                                                                 2007-2008

Facilities and Office Administrator

 

 

EDUCATION

 

B.A., Dramatic Literature, The George Washington University, Washington, D.C.

 

REFERENCES

(Information available upon request)

Andy Price, School Space Media

Dennis Silva, KSTC-45 TV

Chris Long, KSTC-45 TV

Clay Matvick, ESPN

© 2014 by Charlie Beattie.

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