Kyle Beery Sports

My takes on the latest sports news

Resume and writing samples

Experience

MLB Advanced Media, Associate Reporter — Summer 2016

  • Covered Detroit Tigers beat for post-graduation internship
  • Covered opposing team beats when other reporters did not travel to Detroit
  • Breaking news coverage; pregame and postgame news coverage; game previews; game recaps
  • Tweeted from MLB teams’ Gameday Twitter accounts to supply social feed for MLB app and website
MLB Writing Samples:
J.D. Martinez ends game with laser throw to home plate
— Miggy’s message: stay positive
Indians reprise ’16 streak a year later
Daniel Norris featured in short film
Magglio Ordonez: Tigers hero and Venezuelan mayor

Entercom Radio (Detroit) — Jan. 2018-Present

  • Digital content producer, 97.1 The Ticket (WXYT FM), WWJ Newsradio 950 AM
  • Write stories for multiple websites, including sports talk and news radio stations
  • Focus on writing fresh stories on breaking news, viral stories and exciting content
  • Manage social media accounts for five different radio stations
  • Publicize different sites’ digital content across all company social media platforms
97.1 The Ticket Writing Samples:
Welcome to the NFL, Sam Darnold
Local HS football team forfeits after falling behind 27-0
Villanova outlasts Michigan in National Championship Game

Indiana Sports Report — May 2015-May 2016

  • Interned as Indiana Pacers beat writer for 2015-2016 season
  • Credentialed game coverage, breaking news coverage, game previews and recaps
  • Edited and posted own content on WordPress website
  • Posted multimedia content, including video, social media, hyperlinks
ISR Writing Samples:
Pacers need change
Vogel swaps Hill for Turner to get win

The Butler Collegian — 2011-2015

  • Sports editor of Butler University’s student newspaper
  • Men’s basketball beat writer for three seasons; traveled to New York City to cover 2015 Big East Tournament
  • Managed print and online sports content, including multimedia
  • Shot and edited video content
Collegian Writing Samples:
Butler-IU soccer multimedia package
Indianapolis Final Four column

Skills

  • AP Style
  • WordPress, Frequency and general knowledge of other publishing platforms
  • Social media skills, including Twitter, Facebook, Instagram and Snapchat
  • Sports statistics research
  • Vast knowledge of most sports
  • Multimedia reporting, video editing skills

Education

  • Butler University ’16
  • Bachelor’s degree in journalism
  • Multimedia journalism courses
  • Sports business and marketing courses

SENIOR CAPSTONE LONGFORM STORY

In 2016 I spent my entire final semester at Butler University working on one story. “Hardwood Heartbreak” examines sudden cardiac death in athletes, while telling the stories of athletes who fell victim to cardiac arrest.

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Read “Hardwood Heartbreak” here.