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WESCOTT, CHRIS

Title: DIGITAL MEDIA CONTENT SPECIALIST
Email: chris.wescott@prodigal.com

Bio

Chris is in his third season with the Oklahoma City Barons. Chris serves as the on-air reporter and host of OKCBarons.com and Barons Beat. He provides all of the video content for the Barons website and social media while assisting in Marketing, Game Production and Public Relations.

Before joining the Barons, Chris was the play-by-play broadcaster for the University of Central Oklahoma hockey team and Sports Director for KUCO-TV.

He also has written sports for major news outlets including The Miami Herald and The Oklahoman.

He gained experience as the Assistant to the General Manager of the Oklahoma City Yard Dawgz Arena Football team and as a Board Operator and Producer at WWLS The Sports Animal.

Chris’ work as an on-air talent has earned him numerous awards at the college and state level including Central Oklahoma’s 2011 Outstanding Broadcast News Award and several Oklahoma Broadcast Education Association play-by-play and reporting awards.

Chris is a native of Rochester, NY and owns a degree in Broadcasting from the University of Central Oklahoma.