Resume

Troy L. Coverdale

6720 29th Street #117
Greeley, CO 80634
(970)576-9453
troy.coverdale@gmail.com

Professional Experience:

KFKA-AM – Greeley, CO Nov. 2002-August 2020
News & Sports Director, Show co-host

  • Oversee programming efforts for both News and Sports Departments at News/Talk radio station
  • “Voice of the University of Northern Colorado Bears” – football, men’s basketball & a limited number of
    baseball games, plus host of weekly Coaches Shows
  • “Voice of the Colorado Crush” indoor football team
  • Play-by-play announcer for selected high school football & basketball games
  • Anchor & reporter for newsroom that produces 11 local newscasts, 8 local sportscasts each weekday
  • Breaking news & special event anchor
  • Host of sports talk & general talk programs
  • Morning Show news anchor (Nov. 2002-Aug. 2012)
  • Website coordinator & editor
  • Internship coordinator

KLMS-AM/KFOR-AM – Lincoln, NE Aug. 2000-Oct. 2001
Play-by-play & on-air talent

  • “Voice of the Lincoln Lightning” af2 franchise
  • Host of talk programming for KLMS/ESPN 1480
  • Play-by-play of high school football & basketball
  • Overnight news anchor for KFOR 1240
  • Fill-in host for KFOR 1240 programming

KNZA-FM – Hiawatha, KS June 1994-July 2000
Sports Director

  • Organized sports programming efforts for KNZA & sister stations, specifically KMZA-FM (Seneca, KS)
  • “Voice of the Highland Community College Scotties” – football, men’s & womens basketball
  • “Voice of the St. Joseph Saints” – summer collegiate league baseball
  • Play-by-play announcer for high school football & basketball games
  • Anchored multiple sportscasts daily
  • Anchored newscasts on an as-needed basis
  • Breaking news & special event anchor
  • Hosted Saturday morning high school coaches show
  • Began and hosted weeknight coaches interview show
  • Named Operations Director for Adult Contemporary KLZA-FM in August 1998

Freelance Opportunities

  • “Voice of the Peru State Bobcats” – football (1999, 2002)
  • “Voice of the Dana College Vikings” – mens basketball (2001-02)
  • “Voice of the Lincoln Capitols” indoor football franchise (2002)

Awards:

Colorado Broadcasters Association – Major Market Division

  • “Best Sports Coverage by a Station Individual or Team”
    2008, 2013
  • Award of Excellence – Sports Programming
    2004, 2005, 2006, 2009, 2012, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2019
  • “Best Regularly Scheduled Newscast”
    2005, 2011, 2012, 2015
  • Award of Excellence – Newscast
    2006, 2008, 2010, 2013, 2014, 2017, 2018
  • Award of Excellence – Continuing Event Coverage
    2010

Multiple Kansas Association of Broadcasters Awards

  • Sports, News & On-Air roles

Education:

  • Kansas State University (’93) – B.A. in Broadcast Journalism