Derek Tate


                                                [email protected] · · Twitter @DTater4  


Fantasy Focused, On-Air Host, Writer, Executive Producer, Editor                                                                                      January 2016 – Present

  • On-air host with guests that include Field Yates of espn and NFL Players
  • Executive Producer of weekly Shows
  • Helped grow social media accounts to over 2,500 Followers on Instagram & Twitter
  • Post New written and audio content to social media outlets (twitter, instagram, reddit, iTunes, Facebook, spotify etc)
  • Lead fantasy football Analyst that analyzes Statstical Data from the NFL to write in-depth articles
  • Edit videos in Adobe Premiere and post to Youtube Channel once post production is complete

Fayble, Radio Play-by-Play Announcer & Radio Host                                                                                                           March 2019 - April 2019

  • Play-by-Play Announcer for 4 daily Football, Basketball & Baseball games for 3 hour broadcast.

Windy City Bulls, Radio Play-by-Play Announcer & Color Commentator                                                                      November 2018 – March 2019

  • Play-by-Play Talent for 5 NBA G-League Games through Radio Broadcast and 1 as Color Commentator
  • Sideline Reporter (In-game spots and post game interviews)


Chicago Dogs, Radio Play-by-Play Announcer & Production Assistant                                                                    April 2018 - September 2018

  • Play-by-Play Talent for 7 Chicago Dogs Games through Radio Broadcast
  • 5 games as Director of Livestream Broadcast
  • 5 games on 3Play replay Software
  • 15 games operating various Cameras around field
  • 3 games on DakStats logging live in-game stats
  • 3 games as social media coordinator


Freelance Sportsbroadcaster, On-Air Talent                                                                                                                             August 2018-Present

  • Play-by-Play for 9 games at the Hinsdale Central Holiday Classic Basketball Tournament Radio Broadcast
  • Play-by-Play for 4 Lincoln Way Patriots Football games in the Midstates Football League (MSFL)
  • Illinois Swimming TV Play-by-Play for 2019 Sr. Championships


East Lake High School, Play-by-play Announcer                                                                                   August 2007 – December 2016 (10 Seasons)

  • Play-by-play announcer live football games
  • Gather team storylines, rosters & quotes from coaches prior to game
  • Read promotional spots for team sponsors
  • Read in-game updates for other local sports action


Kforce, Client Account Manager & Recruiting Specialist                                                                                              December 2016 – To present

  • Cold call prospective clients for future business
  • Recruit talent through LinkedIn, Indeed, Career Builder etc, to fill open positions
  • Set client mettings
  • Qualify job orders
  • Guide consultants through every step of onboarding process
  • Conduct interview prep on both client and consultant side


Other Experience

Logistics Account Executive, Total Quality Logistics, Tampa, FL                                                                                                    Feb 2016- Nov 2016

Benefit Consultant, WellCare Health Plans, inc., Tampa, FL                                                                                                            Feb 2013-Feb 2016

Benefit Consultant, Universal Healthcare, Tampa, FL                                                                                                                       Aug 2011-Jan 2013

ESPN 1040 Board Operator, Tampa, FL                                                                                                                                             Jan 2009- Jan 2010



Illinois Media School - Sports Emphasis Program

  • Graduated October 2018

University of South Florida -  B.S. Mass Communications TV-News

  • Graduated December 2010


  • Adobe Cloud (Premier & Audition)
  • Final Cut Pro
  • Leadership


  • Member of Champs Club at Kforce for being a top producer in Chicago Office
  • Recogized as a New Top Sales Agent at TQL within first 6 months. Finishing among Top 3 within the company.


Email - [email protected]

Phone - (727) 276-0892