EXPERIENCE

Play-by-Play Broadcaster/Color Commentator – Ohio Athletics + ESPN3: Mar. 2017 - Present

  • Play-by-play broadcaster and color commentator for Ohio women’s basketball on AM-1340 WOUB and softball on ohiobobcats.com (2017-Present)

  • Play-by-play broadcaster for Ohio women's soccer on BobcatTV (2018-Present)

  • Color commentator for all Ohio Volleyball home games on ESPN3 (2017-Present)

  • Play-by-play broadcaster for Ohio Bobcat wrestling matches on ESPN3 (2018)

 

Host of Bobcat Tracks - Ohio Athletics | Aug. 2017 - Present

  • Hosts the official podcast of Ohio Athletics

  • Interviews student athletes about their stories and season’s

 

Play-by-Play Broadcaster - Gameday Broadcasting Sports Network: Aug. 2017 - Present

  • Broadcasts High School football for gbsnradio.com

  • Runs pre-game and post-game shows, plus all commercials and advertisements during games

 

Play-by-play Broadcaster - Wareham Gatemen (Cape Cod Baseball League): Mar. 2019 - Aug. 2019

  • Play-by-play broadcaster for the Wareham Gatemen, a summer collegiate baseball team in the CCBL

  • Broadcasted all 47 games, hosted pre-game and post-game shows, ran social media, and recorded advertisements 

Contributor – PhinPhanatic: Jul. 2017 – Mar. 2019

  • Writer for PhinPhanatic, a Miami Dolphins FanSided website

  • Writes analysis and opinion pieces on the Miami Dolphins of the NFL

Play-by-Play Broadcaster / Director of Media Relations - Battle Creek Bombers: Jan. 2018 - Aug. 2018

  • Play-by-play broadcaster for the Battle Creek Bombers, a summer collegiate baseball team in the Northwoods League

  • Broadcasted all 72 games, wrote press releases and game recaps, managed press box, helped run social media, and fill-in camera operator

Co-Host / Board Op. - 970 WATH/97.1 FM: | Aug. 2016 – Dec. 2017

  • Co-Host every Tuesday and Friday from 6:00-7:00 on the SportsFan, a sports talk show, in Athens. Discussed local high school, Ohio Bobcat and national sports topics

  • Board operator for high school football and basketball games

 

Play-by-Play Broadcaster - Xenia Scouts | Jun. 2017 – Aug. 2017

  • Play-by-play broadcaster for the Xenia Scouts, a summer collegiate baseball team in the Great Lakes Summer Collegiate League

  • Broadcasted all 41 games, ran social media, managed the press box and filled in as PA Announcer

 

Ohio Athletics ESPN3 Graphics Operator | Sep. 2016 – Apr. 2017

  • Operate graphics for Ohio Bobcat volleyball and men’s and women’s basketball games on ESPN3

AWARDS

2017 STAA (Sportscaster’s Talent Agency of America) Collegiate Sportscaster Competition.

  • Ranked the 17th best collegiate broadcaster in the country

  • One of two freshmen in the country to be ranked in the top 20.

  • The only broadcaster from the state of Ohio to be ranked.

 

2018 STAA Collegiate Sportscaster Competition.

  • Earned Honorable Mention, (21st-30th) best collegiate broadcaster in the nation

  • One of two broadcasters in the state of Ohio to be ranked in the top 30 nationally

2019 STAA Collegiate Sportscaster Competition.

  • Earned Honorable Mention, (21st-35th) best collegiate broadcaster in the nation

  • The only broadcaster in the state of Ohio to be ranked in the top 35 nationally

 

LEADERSHIP

Co-founder and Vice President of Ohio Sports Broadcasting Club (OSBC).

  • Ohio University’s first sports broadcasting club, providing students with hands on, live experience broadcasting local high school sports.

  • Contacted local high school athletic director's to set up broadcasting opportunities for students

 

Vice President of Associated Press Sports Editors (APSE).

  • An organization that strives to help collegiate sports journalists/broadcasters succeed in their careers.

  • Arrange for professionals to visit campus for students to learn and make connections in the industry.

REFERENCES

Brian Boesch: Voice of University of Michigan Basketball

Tony Castricone: Director of Broadcasting at the University of Washington

Marty Bannister: Ohio University ESPN3 Play-by-Play Broadcaster

EDUCATION

Ohio University, Athens, Ohio

  • Bachelor of Science in Journalism, E.W Scripps School of Journalism

  • Expected graduation December 2019

 

SKILLS

  • Podcasting, interviewing, social media, public speaking, blogging, advertisement reads, Audacity, Adobe Premiere

"Gabe is wise and talented beyond his years, and he possesses the maturity and drive to seek out advice and strive to be better. His on-air approach is advanced for this stage of his career, and he has a bright future ahead." 

- Brian Boesch,

Voice of University of Michigan Basketball

"Gabriel Genovesi has the passion and work ethic that every broadcaster should strive for. His enthusiasm on air and his preparation for each broadcast shines through."

- Jesse Goldberg-Strassler,

Voice of CMU Women's Basketball

Author of The Baseball Thesaurus

Voice of Lansing Lugnuts