Zachary "Big Z" Shirland - Available/Looking
Last Updated: July 12, 2016
Location: Portland, Maine
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Motivated, well rounded, creative professional concentrating on radio broadcasting. Experience in creating new, original content with regard to both promotion and production. Skilled in operating Scott Studios, as well as shooting and editing video. Demonstrated production skills, experienced with Adobe Audition and strong on-air performance. Experienced in putting together and reading live news broadcasts. A community-driven individual with the ability to adapt and succeed in any station format.
Primary Language: English
Education: Degree in the Science of Communications (Radio Broadcasting & Sports Broadcasting)
Special Skills: AP-ENPS (APs Essential News Production System), Scott System, Adobe Audition. VT32.
Started his career at age 14 on Portland's WMPG. Got a job offer from Southern Maine Community College at the age of 16 to be the "Voice of Southern Maine Community College Athletics". Attended the New England School of Communications majoring in Communications with a concentration in Radio Broadcasting/Sports Broadcasting. After graduating from NESCOM, he spent time going back to Southern Maine Community College, calling basketball games again for the Seawolves, and spent time as an Executive Producer for The Maine Sports Network.