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Enthusiastic Marketing and Content Strategist with 7+ years of experience producing social media strategy and creative content. Please e-mail KevinJackmanMarketing@gmail.com with opportunities.

About Me

Hey there! Thanks for coming to my professional website. Please feel free to view my portfolios in a moment. In the meantime, let me tell you a little bit about myself. I’m currently employed at two wonderful stations in the Chicagoland Area working in a wide array of roles. I’m the Director of Sports at NCTV17, overseeing a team of six multimedia journalists. Together we produce highlights, feature stories, social media segments and a 30-minute show on a weekly basis. Our content generates over a million YouTube views a year. In addition to producing content, I have spent years building a diverse skill set that includes social media calendar formulation and strategy. I also manage the station’s largest client account, leading my team in the creative process through execution and dissemination.

I’m also a Sports Anchor and Reporter with WBBM Newsradio 780 and 105.9FM, an Audacy station. For six years I’ve been involved with the top station in Chicago, anchoring major events like the World Series, Super Bowl and Stanley Cup Playoffs.

In the past few years my passion and energy began to shift away from working in front of the camera and behind the mic. Leadership opportunities and exploring the digital media landscape are emerging as the most enjoyable components in my current capacity. There is no greater feeling than leading a team effort to conceptualize and execute a project that initially seemed too large and daring to complete. I love working with people, exploring the uniqueness each individual brings to the table and fitting each puzzle piece together to form an efficient and dynamic team.

In addition to my duties as show host and producer of NSW, I have been liaison between the station and North Central College for the past five years. North Central is the single largest client in the company’s portfolio, allocating resources towards our Production Service department and Sports department. Highlights from my time in Naperville include covering national title winning football, cross country, track and field and triathlon programs.

At WBBM I’ve had the privilege of working along side some of the titans in the Chicago broadcasting industry. I’ve also covered and produced content from major sporting events — including the 2020 NBA All-Star Game, as well as Chicago Bears, Bulls and Blackhawks games. While the content is mostly comprised of live radio hits and audio wraps for on-air use, I’ve also worked as an MMJ, using video and social media to round out coverage of these events.

Previously, I called games for an independent baseball team, the Schaumburg Boomers, for two seasons. While in Schaumburg the Boomers won the 2014 Frontier League Championship.

I’m a graduate of North Central College, serving as the Web Content Director and Sports Director for two years as a sophomore and junior, and as Station Manager my senior year. I also helped organize and form the first multi-media student-run platform at the College, NCC Linked. My final two years were spent merging the resources previously separated between the newspaper, radio station and television program.

I’m originally from Glenview and graduated from Glenbrook South High School. I earned my Bachelor of Arts degree with a double major in Broadcast Communication and Interactive Media Studies from North Central in 2014.

When not working my tail off, I like to spend my free time concocting new recipes in the kitchen, getting frustrated on the golf course and getting pummeled in fantasy sports.

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