Current Work at Wieck Media
Wieck Media | Dallas, TX September 2007 – Present
Project Manager. Worked with Fortune 500 companies including: The New York Times Syndicate, Baylor Health Care Systems, Ford Motor Company, General Motors, American Honda Motor Company, Mercedes Benz USA, Hess Corporation, Nissan North America, and Southwest Airlines.
Assist in handling press releases, photos and videos for client’s digital newsrooms. Handled some design work with CSS, HTML and various Adobe programs like Photoshop and Fireworks. Helped coordinate embargoed/time sensitive postings of releases, photos and videos for clients.
Previous titles included: Editorial Support (Sept. 2007 – Sept. 2008), Assistant Editorial Manager (Sept. 2008 – June 2012), Project Manager (May 2010 – present)
Previous Experience previous work elsewhere
Dallas Morning News | Dallas, TX August 2007 – December 2009
Sports Clerk. Data entry of various high school sports.
WWVU FM | Morgantown, WV Sept 2004 – May 2007
On-Air Talent | Assistant Sports Director. Handled responsibilities for a staff of 40 student volunteers. Reported on WVU football, men’s and women’s basketball, and men’s and women’s soccer teams. Play-by-play announcer for women’s basketball broadcasts. Hosted a pre-game and post-game show during women’s basketball broadcasts. Hosted a weekly sports talk show to cover various sports topics from that week. Wrote and produced weekly sports cast.
WVU Foundation | Morgantown, WV Aug 2005 – May 2007
Communications and Donor Relations Intern. Wrote press releases and various published items.
ABC Radio | Arlington, TX May 2006 – Aug 2006
Summer Intern. Worked primarily at KESN (ESPN Radio) and WBAP, also worked for sister stations: KSCS, and KTYS. Assisted production and on-air talent at KESN and WBAP
Mountaineer Sports Network | Morgantown, WV Aug 2005 – Nov 2006
Broadcaster – Men’s and Women’s Soccer. Play-by-play announcer for two dozen men’s games including a couple post season matches. Color commentator for over 40 men’s and women’s games, including a half dozen women’s post season matches. Handled production and reporting on the teams for broadcast purposes.
About Me quick fire info on your's truly
I’m Drew Epperley, a web-soccer-writing-HTML-get-it-done geek. I have loads of web experience that has carried me to new heights in my life. I run a couple different successful websites, manage content at several others for clients at my day job and have on-going projects elsewhere.
P.I. Reed School of Journalism at West Virginia University
Major: Journalism with concentration in Broadcast News
Minor: Sports Psychology
B.S., earned May 2007
Skills that pay the bills
I know my way around websites, content management systems and various programs.
HTML, CSS, WordPress, Expression Engine, some light PHP.
Microsoft Office, Adobe Dreamweaver, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Fireworks, Adobe Audition, ENPS, Newsboss, Voxpro, Vortex, Cool Edit, Final Cut