Jake Ryan Brown
(203) 521-7911
jrbsportsnyc@gmail.com
JakeRyanBrown.com

Sports Radio Host, Sports and Entertainment Podcast Host, Producer, Social Media Coordinator, Sports Writer, Media Personality

Radio Experience:

CBS Radio’s Play.it Podcast Network, New York, NY                               Dec. 2014-Present

Host, Producer, Social Media Coordinator of The Jake Brown Show (Oct. 2016-ongoing)

  • Host of a sports podcast, which features a weekly show and interviews with some of the best guests in sports and entertainment.
  • Manage The Jake Brown Show Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and YouTube accounts and engage with listeners by creating social content.
  • Guests have included George Foreman, Jim Breuer, Lenny Dykstra, Warren Moon, Artie Lange, Takeo Spikes, Rick Barry, Nick Wright, Tiki Barber, The Sugarhill Gang.

Host, Producer, Social Media Coordinator of Brown And Scoop (Aug. 2015-Sept. 2016)

  • Hosted a sports and entertainment podcast, which features a weekly show and daily interviews with some of the best guests in both fields.
  • 10 interviews went viral and were discussed on national TV and radio shows and picked up by various websites (TMZ, ESPN, CNN, etc). Top 15 Play.it podcast in January.
  • Guests included Mario Andretti, Mark Cuban, Dr. Ben Carson, DJ Khaled, Ivan Rodriguez, Kevin O’Leary, David Hasselhof, Rod Carew, Nancy Lieberman, French Montana.
  • Managed the Brown and Scoop Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, YouTube, and Periscope accounts and engage with listeners by creating polls, videos, photos, and intriguing content.

Host, Producer, Social Media Coordinator of 4th & Goal With JB &BT, Brown and Troupe (Dec. 2014-June 2015)

  • Hosted a sports and entertainment podcast with former NFL tight end Ben Troupe.
  • Managed the podcast’s Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, YouTube, and Periscope accounts.
  • Guests included Clinton Portis, Lisa Ann, Ryan Clark, Paulie Malignaggi, Aries Spears.

AM1240-WGBB, West Babylon, NY                                                          May 2012-Dec. 2016

Sports Radio Host, Producer, Social Media Coordinator

  • Hosted SportsTalk1240 (formerly “The 5th Quarter in New York Sports) on AM1240-WGBB and streaming online at SportsTalk1240.com and TuneIn.com. Discuss the hottest topics in sports and interview sports figures.
  • Credentialed to cover Mets games, Jets, FXFL, Hofstra, and other NY sporting events.
  • Engaged with listeners and fans on SportsTalk1240’s Facebook and Twitter accounts.

SportsNet New York, New York, NY                                                        Nov. 2014-April 2015

SNY.tv Podcast Producer, Co-Host

  • Produced a weekly live Mets and Jets call-in show on BlogTalkRadio and SNY.tv.

ESPN Radio, New Hampshire                                                              June 2013-June 2014

Sports Radio Host, Producer, Social Media Coordinator

  • Hosted “The Weekend with Jake & Drew” on ESPN Radio New Hampshire on AM900 and AM1250, ESPN Radio app, ESPNNH.com, and on TuneIn Radio.
  • Produced the show putting together rundown, new segments, commercials, etc.
  • Managed the show’s Facebook page and Twitter page. 

88.7FM-WRHU, Hempstead, NY                                                                 May 2012-May 2013

On-Air Host, Sports Updates

  • Served as On-Air Host of the music shows “Aggressive Edge” and “Airwave.”
  • Developed in-game sports updates during Hofstra sports broadcasts, and Morning Show and Newsline updates.

Sports Announcer

  • Served as play-by play announcer and color commentator for Hofstra Pride athletics including basketball and baseball, and the Long Island Ducks.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

CBS Radio                                                                                            June 2014-April 2017

Manager, Sports & Games, CBS Sports Radio

  • Copy edited 12 editorial pieces and interviews daily and post to CBSSportsRadio.com and all CBS Sports Radio shows sites.
  • Worked with CBS Sports Radio producers to identify great audio and turn into content to share on social media accounts.
  • Led CBS Sports Radio’s digital platform from 3.7 million in 2014 to over 7 million unique views in both 2015 and 2016.
  • Managed CBS Sports Radio Facebook and Twitter accounts. Posting interviews, columns, and content to both accounts. 

Television Experience:

Hofstra News Now, Hempstead, NY                                                            Feb. 2013-May 2013

Sports Anchor, Producer

  • Wrote and produced sports stories for the weekly broadcast of Hofstra News Now and anchored the sports broadcast on Hofstra TV.

Sports Writing Experience:

Freelance Content Producer                                                                Nov. 2011-Present

  • Sports writer/columnist for SNY.tv (current), CBSSportsRadio.com, CBSLocalSports.com, CBS New York, Radio.com (2014-2017), SportsTalk1240.com (formerly SportsRadioNY.com), AllVoices.com, FanSided.com, JockSpin.com, FootballNation.com, TalkinNYSports.com, Sportsideo.com. Credentialed to cover various sporting events, including NY sporting events, the NBA Draft, and NBA All Star Weekend.                                           

EDUCATION:

Hofstra University, Hempstead, NY                                                               

Bachelor of Arts in Broadcast Journalism, Minor in Sociology

SKILLS:

  • Proficient with Pro Tools, Selector, Master Control, ENPS, Avid Media Composer, and Avid Interplay Assist
  • Computer: Proficient with Microsoft Word, Excel, and Powerpoint
  • Software: Proficient with Adobe InDesign, Audition, Photoshop
  • Social Media: Proficient in Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, YouTube, LinkedIn, WordPress, Snapchat