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					                                    One Bridge Street      Phone: (914) 844-5383
                                    Irvington, NY 10533    E-mail: JamesSmyth621@gmail.com



James Smyth

Objective         Seeking an entry level play-by-play position in baseball broadcasting.


On- Air            North Shore Navigators, New England Collegiate Baseball League
Exper ienc e       Lynn, MA                                    May 2010 - Aug 2010

                       •   Director of Broadcasting: Responsible for calling play-by-play and
                           color commentary for all 42 regular season games and all nine
                           postseason games.
                       •   Set up internet audio and video broadcast for all home games.
                       •   Assisted in assembling game notes, press packs, and news
                           releases.

                   WRIU (90.3 FM) Kingston, RI                         Oct 2006-Apr 2008
                   Prepared, edited, and delivered weekly newscast over the air for University
                   of Rhode Island campus radio station.

                   University of Rhode Island Kingston, RI         Sep 2004-May 2008
Education          Graduated May 2008 BA: Communications (Minor: Journalism) GPA: 3.23
                   Journalism Excellence Award: Spring 2008



Work Experience    Irvington School District – Irvington, NY Mar 2010-
                        • Substitute Teacher: Filled in for absent teacher in emergency and
                           short-term assignments. (Grades K-12)
                        • Coordinated daily activities and lesson plans.
                        • Adhered to school standards and teaching guidelines.
                        • Cultivate safe, positive learning environment

                   Electric Shepherd Productions – “The Adjustment Bureau” New York,
                   NY July-Aug 2009
                       • Production Assistant: Aided director and producers with finding
                            potential filming locations.
                       • Prepared stage and production offices for shooting
                       • Prepared scripts and other production materials for cast and crew.

                   Eat, Pray, Love Productions – “Eat, Pray, Love” New York, NY Apr-
                   May 2009
                       • Production Assistant: Aided director and producers with finding
                           potential filming locations.
                       • Prepared stage and production offices for shooting.
                       • Worked telephone for production staff and other departments.
             Bull Path Productions – HBO Pilot “Suburban Shootout”
             Wainscott, NY Aug 2008-Oct 2008
                 • Production Assistant/Housing Coordinator: Responsible for all hotel
                     accommodations and housing rentals for 150 cast and crew
                     members.
                 • Managed and allocated a $500,000 housing budget.
                 • Responsible for negotiating rates and terms with hotel
                     management.

             New York Daily News (Sales) – New York, NY May-Aug 2006, May-Aug
             2007
                • Intern: Assisted staff on sales calls and new advertiser
                   presentations.
                • Promoted regional and targeted insert programs for Brooklyn &
                   Queens News editions.
                • Assisted staff for advertising expansion program in Real Estate
                   Brooklyn/Queens sections.



Volunteer    Midnight Run Coalition for the Homeless Dobbs Ferry, NY 2001-Present
Experience   Prepared and delivered food and clothing for New York City’s homeless
             population.


References   Peter Delani
             General Manager – North Shore Navigators
             pdelani@nsnavs.com
             978-420-7028

             Tim Haley
             Owner – North Shore Navigators
             thaley@nsnavs.com
             781-879-0815

             Nick Thomason
             Production Coordinator – “Suburban Shootout” “Confessions of a Shopaholic”
             nthomason@gmail.com
             646-319-5001

             Joseph Stella
             Vice President of Sales - New York Daily News
                         rd
             450 West 33 Street
             New York, NY 10001
             jstella@nydailynews.com
             212-210-2067

             Barbara Meagher
             Journalism Professor – University of Rhode Island
             Chafee Hall
             Kingston, RI 02881
             meagher@mail.uri.edu
             401-874-2196