Resume

Logan Butts Resume

EXPERIENCE

Assistant Director of Sports Information

July 2018-Present

Sports Information Director

December 2014-June 2018

Lipscomb University

  • Act as the media contact for women’s basketball, women’s soccer, softball, and men’s and women’s track and field and cross country. I have also helped with softball, men’s basketball, baseball, and men’s and women’s golf and tennis.
  • Produce online content including game previews, recaps and feature stories as well as graphics
  • Run the social media accounts for Lipscomb sports programs
  • Operate StatCrew in-game and during the season for various sports
  • Update historical records
  • Daily usage of InDesign, Photoshop, Content Management Systems, Twitter, FaceBook, Instagram, Snapchat, and other programs and social media platforms

 

Contributor 

February 2018-Present 

Fansided

  • Write a variety of articles as a contributor for Busting Brackets, Fansided’s college basketball site
  • Supply eight or more article per month, including lists, game previews and recaps, features, breakdowns, and player profiles

 

Flash Quote Reporter

July 2016-August 2016

Olympic News Service

  • Acquired quotes in a fast-paced, deadline-oriented setting at the 2016 Rio Olympic Games
  • Assisted reporting team in writing both features and breaking news stories for the ONS

 

Editor-in-Chief/Reporter                                                           

August 2011-December 2014

Lumination Network

  • Organized and ran bi-weekly news meetings for the student-run online news outlet
  • Assigned stories daily to staff of fifteen people
  • Wrote, edited and posted multiple stories a day
  • Covered events in the Nashville area in athletics, entertainment, and breaking news
  • Shot, edited and provided stand-ups for the school newscast
  • Provided color commentary for the radio broadcast of all Lipscomb soccer home games

 

Sports Intern

August-November 2013

The Tennessean

  • Covered sporting events on the high school, college and professional levels
  • Wrote features on college and high school athletes around Middle Tennessee
  • Supported the sports staff on any problems that arose during high school football coverage

 

Sports and News Intern

May-August 2013

Shelbyville Times-Gazette

  • Covered all sporting events in Bedford County across a variety of events
  • Contributed features to the annual Tennessee National Walking Horse Celebration edition
  • Edited and updated the sports section of the paper
  • Made photo galleries for community events

 

AWARDS

  • 2015 SEJC Best of the South: Sixth Place in Best College Sportswriter
  • Society of Professional Journalists Region 12 Finalist for Best Online Opinion and Commentary
  • 2014 Tennessee Associated Press Award for Best Radio Newscast

 

EDUCATION                                                                                                           

Bachelor of Arts in Journalism and New Media – Lipscomb University – GPA: 3.6/4.0

Masters of Arts in Journalism and Strategic Media – University of Memphis – GPA: 3.5/4.0

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