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Whit Watson

Orlando, Florida, US 4:22 AM (EST) Local Time

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About Whit Watson

Emmy-winning media professional with expertise in television, radio, digital, and print. Experience includes ESPN, Golf Channel / NBC, Westwood One, FOX Sports, and the Orlando Magic. While the resume' is sports-heavy, I have a wide range of interests outside the stick-and-ball business. Looking to capitalize on my experience as I pivot into more voice-over work. Full bio, video and audio clips, and writing samples at whitwatson(dot)com.

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Vocal Characteristics

Languages

English

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Voice Ages

Middle Aged (35-54), Senior (55+)

Accents

US General American (GenAm), US South (Deep South, Dixie, Delta)

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Voice Over Skills

Documentaries Elearning Radio Ad Television Ad Video Narration Online Ad

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Studio

Turnaround Time

24-48 hours

Live Directed Sessions

Phone Call, Video Conferencing (Zoom, Skype)

Microphone

Samson Q2U Dynamic

Computer & Software

Adobe Audition

Special Equipment

Soundproof home studio space

Service Overview

Voice Over

Seasoned media professional with extensive experience in television, radio, digital, and print. Voiceover strengths include news-style readers, explanation, narration, thoughtful commentary, smiling voice, and more.

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Voice Over Experience

Host, Anchor, Announcer

Golf Channel / NBC • Freelance

Aug 2010 - Present

Studio host for daily golf news program and on-site play-by-play announcer for live events. Play-by-play announcer for college basketball on NBCSN. Duties include pre-recorded features for broadcast and live interviews.

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Talent

PGA TOUR LIVE on ESPN+ • Freelance

Jan 2022 - Present

Play-by-play announcer for live streaming broadcasts of PGA Tour events.

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Announcer, Interviewer

Westwood One Sports • Freelance

May 2012 - Present

Interview professional golfers at the Masters. Play-by-play for live radio coverage of the tournament. Host postgame programming at PGA Championship.

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Studio Host

SEC Network • Freelance

Oct 2009 - Mar 2010

Studio host for syndicated SEC Network package of college basketball games.

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Announcer, Host

Sun Sports and FOX Sports Florida • Contract Full-time

Aug 2003 - Aug 2010

Lead studio host and play-by-play announcer for regional sports networks in Florida. Research, write, and co-produce studio programming. Perform play-by-play duties for college and professional teams. Experience included college football, college basketball, the NBA, the NHL, and Major League Baseball.

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Anchor

ESPN • Contract Full-time

May 1997 - Aug 2003

Write and co-host live studio shows on ESPN including SportsCenter" and specialty shows on ESPN2. Anchor shifts on 24-hour sports news channel ESPNEWS.

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Associate Producer / Reporter

Orlando Magic • Permanent Full-time

Aug 1993 - Aug 1997

Research, write, produce, and voice features for Magic television programming. Sideline reporter for live Magic radio broadcasts.

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Client List

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