FRED HICKMAN

Sportscaster/Host  

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PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

WVUE TV New Orleans, LA - August 2011 to Present
Sports Director and Anchor
Host, FOX8 Live Tailgate (Saints Pregame Show)
Host, Final Play (30 Minute Sunday Night Weekly Wrap up)

Fox Sports South, Atlanta, GA – February 2009 to August 2011
Host, “Braves Live” pre and post-game shows (MLB)
Host, “In My Own Words” interview/biography show

ESPN, Bristol, CT – December 2004 to April 2008
Host, ESPN Sports Center
Host, ESPN Baseball Tonight
Host, ESPN Classic
Host, NBA Kia Shoot Around
Host, ESPN News
Host, NBA Coast to Coast
Host, NBA Draft Lottery

YES Network, Stamford, CT – October 2001 to November 2004
Host, YES Network pre-game and post-game shows
Host, Yankee’s Classics (MLB)
Host, Yankee’s Magazine (MLB)
Studio Host, New Jersey Nets (NBA)

CNN/TBS/TNT/Turner Broadcast, Atlanta, GA – June 1980 to May 1984, May 1985 to Sept. 2001
Co-Host, Sports Tonight
Host, NBA pre-game and post-game
Host, NFL pre-game and post-game
Color commentator, Atlanta Hawks (NBA)
Co-host, Olympic Winter Games, Lillehammer, Norway 1994
Co-host, Olympic Winter Games, Alberville, France 1992
Co-host, Goodwill Games, St. Petersburg, Russia 1994
Narrator, National Geographic programming

WDIV-TV, Detroit, MI – June 1984 to May 1985
Sports anchor, evening and nightly news
Beat reporter for Detroit Tigers (MLB)
Boxing specialist

WICS-TV, Springfield, IL – February 1978 to May 1980
News anchor, evening and nightly news
Sports director and reporter

RELATED SKILLS ANDEXPERTISE

- Voice-over and Narration
- Media Training for on air talent, athletes, team personnel and staff
- Master of Ceremonies and Event Host

ACCOMPLISHEMENTS AND AWARDS

Cable ACEAward winner, 1989 and 1993
Cable ACEAward nominee, 1988, 1989, 1990, 1991, 1992, 1993
New York Sports Emmy winner, 2004
Springfield Sports Hall of Fame, 2007
Downtown Athletic Club of Orlando, Lifetime Member
Southeast Regional Emmy Award 2011
Best Sportscaster 2013, Greater New Orleans Press Club 

EDUCATION

Coe College, Cedar Rapids, Iowa
B.S. Sociology, June 1978

 





FRED HICKMAN

 New Orleans, LA

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