"Many of our coaches did not believe me when I told them Carter was an undergraduate, asking where I had found the money in our budget to hire a play-by-play announcer."
- Kirsten Carney, Sports Information Director, Westminster College (Mo.)

What I've Done So Far

Carter's at the Birdcage!

Sioux Falls Canaries
(American Association of Independent Professional Baseball)

Radio Broadcaster/Dir. of Media Relations, May 2018-present 

  • Play-by-play broadcaster for full 100-game season on Sioux Falls Sports Radio 98.1 FM and AM 1230 KWSN

  • Directed promotion of the club on social media, including creating graphics, creating video content, promoting ticket giveaways (following increased by 11% over the 2019 season)

  • Created game notes and stat packs for Canaries home games

  • Wrote game recaps for all road games and select home games, which would be published on several local media outlets

  • Handled club-related media inquiries

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Sioux Falls Stampede (United States Hockey League)

On-ice host, 2019-20 season

  • In-arena MC for Stampede home games at the 10,000-seat Premier Center

  • Duties include coach interviews, sponsor reads, hosting in-game promotions

  • Reserve play-by-play broadcaster for select road games

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Midwest Communications (KWSN Sports Radio, KELO-AM News Radio)

Broadcaster/Writer, September 2019-present

  • Play-by-play and color announcer for high school football on KWSN

  • Writing and anchoring news for web and broadcast with KELO-AM

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High Point University (NCAA Division I)

Women's basketball broadcaster, 2018-19 season

  • Play-by-play broadcaster for full women's basketball season on ESPN+ and streaming radio

  • Conducted interviews with coaches and players

  • Contributed to play-by-play of other events as needed
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North Carolina Central University (NCAA Division I)

Play-by-play broadcaster, October 2018-April 2019

  • Play-by-play broadcaster for football, women's basketball, volleyball and softball games on ESPN3 and the NCCU Sports Network

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Brewster Whitecaps (Cape Cod Baseball League)

Play-by-play broadcaster/reporter, 2017 season

  • Play-by-play broadcaster for full 53-game championship season 

  • Responsible for production set-up for radio and multi-camera TV broadcasts, including YouTube stream, audio mix, production workstation for use during games

  • Wrote game recaps as needed throughout the season (Read one here)

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Newsy (Scripps, LLC-Owned Digital Newsroom)

Digital content producer; June 2015-May 2018; Columbia, Mo.

  • Writer/anchor of over 200 news summary videos; primary focus is sports but also includes business, entertainment, science, world, breaking news (Sample can be found under the Reporting tab)

  • Selected videos were featured on Newsy's partner sites (including AOL and Time Inc), some of which accrued over 145,000 views each

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KCOU-FM 88.1 (Missouri Student Radio)

Sports Director, Broadcaster, August 2014-May 2018, Columbia, Mo.

  • KCOU Sports Director; 2016-17 academic year

  • Responsible for delegating assignments, acquiring broadcast credentials, working with media relations staff
  • Member of play-by-play announcing staff for Missouri baseball/softball, basketball, football, volleyball, and soccer

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Westminster College (NCAA Division III)

Broadcaster, August 2017-May 2018, Fulton, Mo.

  • Solo play-by-play broadcaster for Westminster Blue Jays men's and women's basketball, baseball, and football broadcasts.
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William Woods University (NAIA)

Broadcaster, August 2017-May 2018, Fulton, Mo.

  • Play-by-play and color commentator for William Woods Owls basketball, volleyball and soccer broadcasts

The 57th Annual Hearst Journalism Awards Program Championship, organized by the William Randolph Hearst Foundation was held in San Francisco from May 29 - June 1, 2017. The Championship comprises writing, photojournalism, multimedia, broadcast TV and radio categories and included 29 competitors. (© Photo by Jakub Mosur and Erin Lubin)

KBIA-FM (NPR Affiliate)

May 2016 - May 2017, Columbia, Mo.