Kevin Uretsky

Executive Producer  

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EXPERIENCE


March 2016 - Present
EXECUTIVE PRODUCER
Fi0S1
Rye Brook, NY
Manage line producers in creation of shows for three specific regional zones and approve scripts
Manage and determine assignments for reporters in field
Review and approve package scripts from reporters in field
Executive produce special coverage events such as President Obama speaking at Rutgers University commencement and Dallas Police Department memorial service
Fill in as line producer
Work with news director and assistant news director to determine editorial coverage
Interview potential job candidates

March 2006 - March 2016
NEWS DIRECTOR/ANCHOR
KAPP/KVEW-TV
Kennewick, WA
Run day to day operations of news department, including online and social media content (2009-2015)
Maintain scheduling and payroll for news and production department employees (2009-2015)
Plan and execute coverage of special events (2009-2015)
Decide on hiring and staff assignment positions (2009-2015)
Execute re-branding of station (2013)
Anchor two hour weekday morning show, 5PM and 6:30 PM weekday newscasts
Anchor and produce daily 12:00 PM internet based newscast (March 2006-Jan 2007)
Anchor and produce sportscasts for station’s newscasts (Dec 2008-Present)
Maintain web blog
Provide daily news reports for several local radio stations
Play-by-play broadcaster for monthly televised WHL hockey games
Produce and host sports specials
Co-host of Muscular Dystrophy Association and Children’s Miracle Network telethon broadcasts
 
January 2012-Present
RINKSIDE REPORTER/ANALYST
WESTERN HOCKEY LEAGUE/ROOT SPORTS NW
On Ice Reporter/Commentator for Root Sports weekly telecasts of WHL Hockey
 
September 2006 - Sept 2007
COMMENTATOR
KONA-AM RADIO
Pasco, WA
Provide commentary for daily afternoon radio talk show

October 1992 - February 2006
SPORTS DIRECTOR
KNDU-TV
Kennewick, WA
Anchor sports for weeknights 5, 6, 10, and 11 PM newscasts
Manager of station’s sports department
Report local sports stories
Produce and host sports specials
 
2002 - 2003
PLAY-BY-PLAY BROADCASTER
CHARTER CABLE
Kennewick, WA
Play-by-play broadcaster for monthly televised WHL hockey games
 
1997
SPORTS COMMENTATOR
KTCR-AM
Kennewick, WA
Host and regular contributor to local morning radio talk show
 
1996 - 1997
SPORTS COMMENTATOR
KFLD-AM
Pasco, WA
Host and producer of daily two hour local radio sports talk show
 
1991 - 1992
TECHNICAL CONSULTANT
SIBSON & CO.
Princeton, NJ
Provide “best practices” expertise for national sports management consulting firm
Review and edit national media articles
 
1990 - 1991
SPORTS ANCHOR/REPORTER
WBNG-TV
Binghamton, NY
Anchor and produce sports for weekend newscasts
Report local sports stories
Report weekly “Academic All-Star” student-athlete feature
 
1989-1990
SPORTS DIRECTOR
STORER CABLE
Hightstown, NJ
Host sports segment on weekly “The Local Connection” newscast
Play-by-play announcer and color analyst for local high school sports telecasts
 
 
EDUCATION
 
B.A.-COMMUNICATIONS-BROADCAST JOURNALISM
1989
The American University-School of Communication
Washington, DC
Produce and report for weekly basketball coach’s show airing on Sportschannel America affiliate
Internship at W*USA-TV
 

SKILLS
 
Proficient in INews, ENPS, AP NewsCenter, Final Cut Pro, Edius, In the Field ENG, Twitter, Facebook
 

HONORS AND AWARDS
 
Named Best News Anchor, West Region, APTRA Broadcast Journalism Contest, 2015
2015 SPJ Award-Best Sports Reporting Pacific Northwest Region
Honored With “Kevin Uretsky Night” By Tri-City Americans Hockey Club 2005
2004 Dedication Honoree-Pasco Invite Track Meet-Largest Single Day High School Meet in U.S.
2002 SPJ Award-Best Sports Reporting Pacific Northwest Region
2001 AP Award-Best Sportscast in Washington State (Outside Seattle)
Multiple time nominee for Central Washington Sports Hall of Fame
Voted Best Sportscaster in Tri-Cities, WA by readers of Tri-City Herald Spring 2013, 2014
Named Best News Anchor, West Region, APTRA Broadcast Journalism Contest, 2016
 
 
COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT
 
Founders Committee, Central Washington Sports Hall of Fame
Guest speaker & emcee for local banquets and charity events, including Miss Tri-Cities pageant
Participant in multiple charity golf, tennis, and hockey events
School classroom visits to discuss broadcast news
Former board member for First Tee Columbia Basin
 




Kevin Uretsky

 Rye Brook, NY

Represented by:

Paul Brewer
TV Talent Agents
 706.836.5290
Paul.Brewer11@comcast.net


 

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