D. Nathan Baliva

1829 S.W. 42nd Way Apt. G

Gainesville, FL 32607

(352) 682-6422

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Education:

  • Current Sports Communication Graduate Student at the University of Florida Expected Graduation Date: Summer 2003
  • Bachelor of Arts from Marquette University. Major in Broadcast and Electronic Communication and Marketing minor. May 2000 Graduate. GPA: 3.2
  • St. Clare’s University Study Abroad Program, Oxford, England September-December 1999

Experience:

March 2002-Present Media Relations/Marketing Intern - Peoria Chiefs: Midwest League Class A Baseball
  • Created and produced daily Game Notes for Press Room
  • Ran and managed Press Room during every home game
  • Set up and supervised player interviews with all media
  • Wrote and distributed press releases and feature articles
  • Kept track of team and individual statistics
  • Member of Promotional and Marketing creative team
August 2001-March 2002 Sports Intern & Producer - WTMN 1430 AM "The Team" Gainesville, FL
  • Producer for "The Sports Fanatic" with Brady Ackerman daily sports talk show
  • Responsible for scheduling guests and interviews, screening callers, and covering press conferences

June 1999-August 1999 Sports Intern WTNH ABC 8 New Haven, CT

  • Logging and tracking sporting events
  • Interviews and Internet research

Oct. 1998-May 1999 Sports Intern -WDJT-TV CBS 58 Milwaukee, WI

  • Logging, tracking and editing sporting events
  • Interviews, story writing, packages & Internet research

May 1998-May 1999 Sports Director Marquette Radio Milwaukee, WI

  • Produce, direct, write and staff nightly sportscasts and weekly sports show
  • Responsible for staffing all live sports broadcasts
  • Play-by-play broadcasts of Division I basketball, volleyball and soccer(1996-2000)

Sept 1996-May 2000 Reporter and Anchor MUTV Marquette University

  • General sports reporter
  • Anchor on nightly news and on two weekly sports shows: Sports Blitz and Sports Night
  • Writing, editing, packages, interviews & research

Sept 1997-May 2000 Staff Reporter and Columnist Marquette Tribune Marquette University

  • Covered men's basketball, women's soccer and men's tennis as beats
  • Weekly sports column
  • Wrote features and covered sports "news" events

Awards and Achievements:

  • Dean's List last 3 semesters at Marquette
  • 1998 Eric Gebo Memorial Award recipient for dedicated service to both WMUR and MUTV
  • Marquette Distinguished Academic Scholarship recipient (1996)
  • 1996 Glenwood High School Sports Voice of the Year for basketball play-by-play and studio show

Computer Skills: Word 7.0, WordPerfect, Excel 7.0, Publisher, Quattro Pro, PowerPoint, HTML, Internet research

References:

  • Mark Moehlenkamp: Vice President Peoria Chiefs, Peoria, IL (309)-680-4002
  • Noah Finz: Sports Director WTNH-TV New Haven, CT (203) 784-8842
  • Dr. Julie Dodd: Professor University of Florida, (352) 392-0452

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