Mark Simon’s resume

Mark Simon

7 Valley Park South, Bethlehem PA 18018

 (C) 860-805-0886; E-Mail: msimon6986@aol.com

Employment History

Sports Info Solutions, February 2018 – present

Senior Research Analyst/Content Coordinator

* Coordinate editorial projects for sports analytics company

* Edit/write a blog, host podcasts, oversee social media accounts

* Assist game broadcasters with on-air content

* Founder and leader of company’s Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Committee

The Journalism Salute, August 2020 – present

Podcast Host/Creator, The Journalism Salute

* Currently hosting and producing a journalism appreciation podcast

* Handle all aspects of pre- and post-production

* Do all booking, research, scripting of show content

* Experience editing in Audacity

ESPN Stats and Information Group, March 2002 – January 2018

Research Specialist- Digital Publishing (2012-2018)

* Night writer/editor for sports statistical content on ESPN.com

* Helped oversee ESPNStatsInfo Twitter feed (1.5 million followers)

* Mentored new employees

Writer, ESPN.com, ESPNNY.com, 2004- 2018

* Contributed feature/statistical pieces on sports subjects

* Co-hosted Baseball Today podcast with Eric Karabell (20K downloads daily)

Lead Researcher, Baseball Tonight, 2004-2010; MLB Content, 2011-2012

* Responsible for creation of on-air graphics for broadcast

* Prepared on-air talent for twice-nightly broadcast on ESPN

* Worked with producers to develop on-air segments

MLB/NCAA Basketball Game Telecast Researcher, 2002-2003

* Assisted in production of game telecasts on ESPN

The Times of Trenton, 1995-2002

General Assignment Sports Writer/ Minor-League Hockey beat writer

* Beat reporting and feature writing ranging from Little League to the pros

Other Experience

* Author: “The Yankees Index: Every Number Tells A Story” published June 2016

* 20+ years as play-by-play broadcaster: The College of New Jersey, U.S. Coast Guard Academy, Muhlenberg College, DeSales University

Education

BA- English (Journalism), The College of New Jersey, 1997

Stuyvesant High School, Class of 1993