Courtney F. Roland

 

                                                            email: croland12@yahoo.com                                                          

                                                         713.898.5903                                                                                                                                                                     

 

                                                        Website: http://www.courtneyfayeroland.com                                                                            

Sports Broadcaster, Communicator, & Journalist

 

 

 

 

Profile

§Excellent sports knowledgeable professional with outstanding communication and interpersonal skills

  • Self-starter with ability to work with limited supervision and prioritize multiple responsibilities

  • Experienced at writing/editing columns, headlines, subheads and teasers and planning the direction of stories

  • Established connections in the Houston and surrounding areas; College coaches, high school coaches, high school/college/NFL athletes, Sports Information Directors, and radio/TV/Website/Print media

 

 

Professional Strengths

 

Broadcasting • Communications • Journalism • Modeling • Television Hosting • Final Cut Pro

 • Producing Non Linear Editing Systems and VTRs • HTML • News and Story Play • Social Media Platforms • Panasonic AG-DVC20P Digital Video Camera   • Canon VIXIA HF R10 HD Camcorder • Sports Values • Story Angles • Press Releases • Sideline Interviews •Copy Editing

 

                 

 

 

 

Professional Experience

 

Mossy Oak Outdoor Sports and Entertainment                                                                                     2015 - Present

On-Air Host and Narrator for show “Remington Country”

  • On-air host and narrator

 

 

Yahoo! Sports Radio 1560AM                                                                                                                2013 - Present

A&M Reporter for the Network

  • Sideline reporter, provide live updates throughout A&M football games

  • Pre-game and post-game updates

 

CoachesCabana.com                                                                                                                                2013 - Present

Texas A&M Football Sideline Reporter & Host of Halftime Recruit Segment

  • Sideline reporter, provide live updates throughout SEC football games

  • Halftime interview/recruit segment shown across the network

 

Houston High School Football Wrap Up Show on Fox Sports Southwest                                             2015 - Present

Reporter, Editor, Videographer for the Recruiting Segment

  • Provide a weekly recruit segment throughout the high school football seaon

 

Rivals.com - National Recruiting and Ranking for High School Sports                                                 2008 – Present

Reporter-Videographer-Editor for Aggie Yell TV

  • Provide daily coverage of Texas A&M Football

  • Interview A&M recruits, coaches and current A&M players

  • Coverage of U.S. Army All-American Bowl, Rivals100 Five-Star Challenge, Rivals Underclassman Challenge and VTO Camps

  • Texas A&M Report for Around The SEC – A weekly SEC podcast dedicated to all things SEC (www.twitter.com/AroundSEC)

  • Texas A&M Campus Report for Yahoo Sports Radio (http://www.yahoosportsradio.com/)

 

Regular appearances on/& or freelance                                                                                            Fall 2014 - Present

  • Houston Texans coverage with John McClain

  • Sports Radio 610 in Houston

  • HoustonSportsTalk.net

  • 1560 Yahoo! Sports Radio

 

KPRC Click 2 Houston, Houston, Texas                                                                                                 Summer 2010

Sports Intern

  • Provided daily coverage of Houston sports news

  • Worked directly for Randy McIlvoy, sports director

 

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Professional Experience continued

 

AgriLeader - magazine offered in print/internet reaching over 2,500 readers                                              Fall 2009

Student Writer, Copyeditor

  • Wrote and edited articles to inform the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences students, faculty and alumni about issues surrounding the college

  • The College of Agriculture and Life Sciences itself is home to more than 6,000 undergraduate and graduate students

 

Neal Hamil Modeling Agency – Houston, Texas                                                                                    2002 – Present

Model/Actress

  • Featured in Print Ads, Commercials and Live Runway events

  • Portfolio at www.nealhamilmodels.com

  • Selected to represent Spring, Texas in the Miss Texas Teen USA Pageant

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Activities & Organizations

 

 

Football Writers Association of America

National Sportscasters and Sportswriters Association  

 

 

 

 

Education

 

Texas A&M University - College Station, Texas                                                                              December 2010

§BS - Communications and Journalism              

  • Graduated in 3 ½ years with a 3.4 out of 4.0 GPR while working part-time

 

 

 

Sample Portfolio

 

AYTV: Aggies at Dallas Cowboys training camp

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rj9zyN3IRGM

AYTV: Stewart takes on Sealy

http://rivals.yahoo.com/video/recruiting-football/aytv-kohl-stewart-1107490

Rivals Challenge: Underclassmen shine

http://rivals.yahoo.com/video/recruiting-football/rivals-challenge-underclassmen-shine-1105325

AYTV: RSJ - He's Back

http://rivals.yahoo.com/video/recruiting-football/aytv-rsj-hes-back-1109334

AYTV: Manziel Takes Charge

http://rivals.yahoo.com/video/college-football/aytv-manziel-takes-charge-1106755

AYTV: Jon Heidtke

http://rivals.yahoo.com/video/college-football/aytv-jon-heidtke-1109168

 

 

 

References

 

John McClain; john.mcclain@chron.com; © (713) 412-2318

Ryan Abraham; ryan@uscfootball.com; © (310) 251-2548

Alan Cannon; acannon@athletics.tamu.edu; © (979) 777-4200

 

 

 

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