About Patrick Codo

Background and Resume


Southern Illinois University

Carbondale, IL

August 2015 — May 2019

Major: B.A. Radio, Television, and Digital Media
Specialization: Sports Broadcasting


May 2019 — Present

Sports Contractor


Naperville, IL

  • Cover high school sporting events
  • Interview players and coaches
  • Create highlights using Adobe Premiere

2017 — May 2019

Anchor and Producer

River Region Evening Edition

Carbondale, IL

  • Anchor / Reporter: Editing on Final Cut Pro, created voice-overs for the show using News King
  • Reporter: Dedicated as a one-person reporter scripting stories, shooting footage, and editing on Final Cut Pro. Voice-over the script.
  • Producer: Stacked order of newscast and decided what stories to air, ensuring the show times out properly.

2016 — May 2019

Sports Director


Carbondale, IL

  • Recruited students interested in sports broadcasting
  • Called play-by-play / board operating when needed for Southern Illinois University athletic events
  • Host of sports show, Codo’s Mojo, live on WIDB.net: The Remedy

2016 — May 2019

Sports Writer & Producer

WSIU Public Radio (NPR)

Carbondale, IL

  • Produced feature stories and wrote daily sport stories
  • Recorded brief headline newscasts
  • Interviewed SIU coaches for football, basketball, volleyball, swimming, and cross-country

2017 — 2018

Color Commentator & Sideline Reporter

The Valley on ESPN3

Carbondale, IL

  • Authorized updates to the commentators during basketball games
  • Analyzed sporting details to the play-by-play announcer
  • Part of a nationally streamed sporting event broadcasting SIU athletics

Summer 2017

Sports Intern


Naperville, IL

  • Created highlights for every area high schools' recent sports season
  • Captured summer sporting events including high school football and baseball
  • Recorded Little League regular season and playoff games


  • Final Cut Pro
  • News King
  • Microsoft Office
  • Good Communication
  • Sports Writing
  • Sports Recording
  • Time Management
  • Proficient in Adobe Premiere
  • Meeting Deadlines in a Timely Manner

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Resume (PDF)