TV & Radio On-Air Broadcaster
  • April 16, 2014

Darwin Zook

5 Vine St.

Marblehead, MA. 01945

831-345-0854

[email protected]

 

EDUCATION

 

2008 - 2010        Boston University, Masters of Education in Coaching and Physical                                                              Education with Honors

 

2001 - 2004        University of California, Santa Cruz, B.A. in Sociology with Honors,                                                         minor in communications

 

1997 - 2000        Fordham University, New York; Left to play basketball at University                                                                         of California Santa Cruz.  Communications major

 

TV/RADIO ON-AIR TALENT EXPERIENCE

 

2014-PresentMLB.COM On-Air Host/highlights. New York, NY.

 

·       On-Air Highlight voice-over work for daily baseball games

·       On-Air Host of New Radio/Online App part of MLB.com

·       Interviews with current/former athletes & reporters covering relevant topics of the day

 

2013-2014          NBC & Yahoo Sports Radio Boston 1510AM, Boston MA.

                        Co-Host “Zook & Sap Show” Afternoon Drive Monday-Friday 3-6pm

 

·       On-air co-host for 3 hour daily call-in show in top ten market

·       Interviews of current and former athletes and coaches daily

·       Includes interviewing guests, preparing content, attending professional & college games

·       On-air work at remote locations such as PGA Championship in Rochester

·       In-studio guests include Boston Herald’s Ron Borges and Patriots Football Weekly’s Andy Hart. Regular phone guests include Sean McCadam, Karen Guergan & Ian Browne

·       Engage listeners with ticket giveaways, call in guests, daily content from the sports world featuring local Boston sports coverage

 

2013-May          NBC Sports Radio Boston 1510AM

                        Co-Host “Boston Sports Stamp” Morning Drive Monday-Friday 6-8am

 

·       On-air host for 2 hour daily call-in show

·       Sports/Entertainment show, content and guest preparation daily

·       Guests include Bob Ryan, Nick Cafardo, Chris Mannix, Max Lane, Joe Haggerty

 

2012-Current     NESN/Dirty Water TV. Boston, MA.

                        Feature Reporter for segments aired Saturday/Sunday nights on NESN

 

·       Segments aired featuring interviews with boxer Danny O’ Connor fighting at the House of Blues, Drop Kick Murphy’s Ken Casey. Adam Sandler, Dan Patrick, Maya Rudolph, Peter Dante, Oliver Hudson at Boston premiere of “That’s My Boy,” Celtics previews.

·       Host of “Dirty Water Fridays” for NESN at local sports bars in Boston after games.

·       Game Recaps/Highlight packages

 

2006 - 2008        ESPN Radio, Boston, MA

                        On-air updates/Producer Work

 

·       On- Air Updates, highlight reels. Producer, board operator for all major sports, working with shows hosted by Michael Felger, Amy Lawrence, Ryan Rusillo and Mike Salk.

·       Produced a weekly program at Foxboro on New England Patriots hosted by Michael Felger during the season.

 

2012                 Unregularradio Online Radio

                        Co-Host of Weekly Sports Call-in Show from downtown Boston

 

·       Host one hour show highlighting local Boston sports and major national sports stories

·       Featuring call-in guests from Florida to Los Angeles that add creativity and wide range of opinions on all major current sports stories.

 

1997 - 2000        WFUV-Radio, Sports Manager NPR outlet, New York City

                        On-Air host, play by play broadcaster Fordham University

 

·       Over 40 Play-by-play and color broadcasts of Fordham basketball and football

·       On-air Field updates for US Open at Flushing Meadows, Buick Classic Golf Tournament

NY Knicks, NJ Nets, NY Yankees, NY Mets live updates.

·       Weekend 3 hour sports talk show co-host with Tony Reali, now with ESPN. Co-hosted at Flushing Meadows, former Shea Stadium and Cooperstown Baseball Hall of Fame

·       Covered all New York area professional teams including Knicks, Rangers, Giants

·       Sports Manager at station.

 

2007                 Patriots All Access, ABC TV Boston

 

·       Interviewed for on-air television segment about production of ESPN Radio show

·       Took place at Gillette stadium, featured in piece along with host Michael Felger

 

2012                 Comedy Central’s “Drunk History Across America” Boston, MA

                        Co-Host, Location Manager

 

·       Co-host for Boston segment featuring bars across the city

·       Worked with lead actor Derek Waters in selection of locations

 

2007-2011          Columbia Pictures, MGM ,Sony Pictures and Lionsgate Films- Entertainment Partners, Location Assistant Manager

Worked on six major motion pictures: “My Best Friend’s Girl, ”Mall Cop,” “Zookeeper,” “The Social Network,” “That’s My Boy” and “Grown Ups 2.”  Responsibilities include:

·       Working closely with Happy Madison Productions and Adam Sandler with daily planning and organization of film set and all related activities.

·       Liaison between production company and local filming location

 

Additional Athletic/Entertainment Experience:

·       Co-Captain at UC Santa Cruz for Men’s Basketball from 2001-2004.

·       Semi Pro Football Starting Wide Receiver 2011

·       College Basketball Coach at Emmanuel College 2005-2010

·       Participated as Contestant on NBC’s “Love in the Wild Season 2.”

 

REFERENCES:

 

Ron Borges, Boston Herald

617-283-1073

 

Andy Hart, Patriots Football Weekly, Comcast SportsNet New England

508-431-3555

 

Spero Dedes, MSG Play by Play New York Knicks

201-803-8350

 

Bob Ahrens, WFUV Sports Director, Fordham University, NY.

201-709-0809

 

Frank Shorr, BU Professor, Former Program Director for Channel 7 Boston University

[email protected]

 

Joe Amorosino, Channel 7 Boston Sports Anchor

[email protected]

 

 

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