Rich Bontrager

The Trigger






         
(507) - 358 - 4212                    [email protected]


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EXPERIENCE:
         103Q FM RADIO, BRUNSWICK, GA - August 2016 - Present 
                   * Color Commentator for Frederica Academy Football


         BISHOP MEDIA SPORTS NETWORK, BRUNSWICK, GA - August 2016 - Present

                   * Host of the Bradon Derrick Coaches show
                   * Contributor to The Southern Sports Edition Magazine and web-edition



         SPORTSCASTER -  2012 - Present
                   * Sports Talk

                   * Social Media Plateforms
                   * Play-by-play

                   * Promotions 



         PLAY-BY-PLAY, COMMUNITY FIRST BROADCASTING, SPIRIT LAKE, IA -  August 2015 - March 2016
                  * Football 
                  * Basketball 
                  * Reporter 


         ASSISANT GM, ROCHESTER HONKERS BASEBALL,  ROCHESTER, MN -  January 2000 - September 2003



                 * Marketing and PR Coordinator of both Honkers and the Northwoods League Baseball
                 * Recruiting of coaches, players, and staff

                 * Oversaw all game day operations


         NORTHERN STATE UNIVERSITY & KSDN RADI, ABERDEEN, SD -  July 1997 - November 1997

                * Radio Voice of Northern State Wolves (Division I NCAA)

                * Morning Talk Show Host
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                * Host Weekly Coaches Show

                * Promotional Consultant for rebranding of station


         SPORTSCASTER ROCHESTER, HONKERS BASEBALL (NWL), ROCHESTER, MN -  June 1994 - July 1997

               * Play-by-play or Color Commentary


               * Oversaw and produces radio promotional efforts for Honkers Baseball & KWEB Radio


         SPORTCASTER, AM 1270 THE FAN (KWEB), ROCHESTER, MN - August 1993 - July 1997

              * Co-Host “Brad & The Trigger” morning show

              * Regular co-host of “Vikings Tonight” and “Sports Night

              * Creator and Co-Host of “Timberwolves Draft Party”
              * Creator and Co-Host of "Minnesota Vikings Training Camp Report”

              * Play-by-play / color commentator of SE and Central Minnesota Sports


EDUCATION:
          Northwestern College, St. Paul, MN - Associate Broadcasting Degree & Associate Bible Degree, 1987


REFERENCES:
         * Dick Radatz Jr., Chairman / President of Northwoods Baseball

         * Jason Jacobs, Operations Director / Sportscaster with Community First Broadcasting

         * Betsy Singer, News Anchor / Producer KAAL TV 6

         * Brad Oistad, Radio Voice of Cedar Rapids Roughriders (USHL)


Membership:
         NSMA: National Sports Media Association

         STAA: Sportscaster Talent Agency of America



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