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Multimedia Staff

wdt_ID Name Title Email Phone
1 Justin Cypert Director of Multimedia video@collegiatewaterpolo.org 610-277-6787
4 Mike Shannon Broadcast Assistant broadcast@collegiatewaterpolo.org 610-277-6787
5 Scott S.D. Weiss Remote Announcer cwpabroadcasts@gmail.com 610-999-2753

JUSTIN CYPERT

Director of Multimedia

Hired in March 2019, Cypert is responsible for the coordination and improved production of the league’s streaming efforts, including the Men’s and Women’s National Collegiate Club Championship, Mid-Atlantic Water Polo Conference (MAWPC) Championship, Northeast Water Polo Conference (NWPC) Championship, CWPA  Championship, Men’s Division III Collegiate Club, Women’s Division III Collegiate Club Championship and Women’s Division III Championship.  In addition, he will oversee the production of video content for the league’s website and advertising for the league’s primary sponsors, KAP7 and Turbo.

A native of Eula, Texas and a 2005 graduate of Texas Tech University with a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Theater, Cypert has a background in audio and media production with previous work in independent film and assisting to produce promotions for American Broadcasting Company (ABC) shows Dancing with the StarsRevenge and Mixology from 2009 until present. A former MTV media manager for the shows Wolf Watch and Weekend Brunch, he served as Event Coordinator Technical Services at Texas Tech’s United Spirit Arena where he maintained all sound and lighting equipment for the 15,000 facility from 2005-2008.

Email: video@collegiatewaterpolo.org
Phone: 610-277-6787

MIKE SHANNON

Broadcast Assistant

Hired in July 2019, Shannon is responsible for the scheduling, management and production of the league’s collegiate club remote-streaming program around the country in addition to other multimedia duties as assigned.

Shannon began his connection with the league as as a production assistant and remote announcer for the Collegiate Water Polo Association (CWPA) remote collegiate club broadcasts during the 2016 men’s and 2017 women’s season from September until March.

In addition, he aided in the production and operation of the remote streaming coverage by serving as a technical director, remote announcer, replay/graphics specialist and camera operator in both the league office and on site at the CWPA’s championship events around the country.

A native of Bridgeport, Pa., Shannon served as the CWPA’s Membership Director during the 2017-18 academic year prior to joining the event management staff at the Wells Fargo Center and Citizens Bank Park as a manager of venue concessions.

A 2016 graduate of Temple University’s School of Media and Communications, he received a Bachelor of Arts in Media Studies and Production with concentration in Sports/Television production.

During his time at Temple, he worked as a production assistant in 2012 with the Columbia Broadcast Service (CBS) radio news affiliate KYW producing and compiling 60-second news segments.

Email: broadcast@collegiatewaterpolo.org  Phone: 610-277-6787

Scott S.D. Weiss

Remote Announcer

Scott Samuel David Weiss joined the league’s remote-streaming team in September 2016 as a play-by-play announcer.

He provided public address/live stream play-by-play announcing at the inaugural Women’s Division III Collegiate Club Championship in Villanova, Pa. in April 2019 and at the 2019 Men’s National Collegiate Club Championship (22 of 30 games) in Pittsburgh, Pa. Weiss served as video camera operator and public address announcer at the 2017 Men’s Division III Collegiate Club Championship in Middlebury, Vt.

Also with the Colonial School District (Plymouth Meeting, Pa.) as substitute support staff in technology, Weiss announces play-by-play at Plymouth Whitemarsh High School varsity sporting events for Colonial Instructional Television (when his assistance is necessary). In addition, he called play-by-play at the 2018 Eastern Collegiate Athletic Conference Swimming and Diving Championships on the ECAC Network.

A Temple University 2015 journalism alumnus, Weiss has experience in announcing sporting events and narrating voice-overs, writing articles, editing audio/video, inserting content on websites and operating video cameras during live events. He enjoys talking about sports, providing statistics and backgrounds, constantly updating the time and score, and his enthusiasm keeps the audience well-informed and interested in continuing to tune-in.  

 

 

Email: cwpabroadcasts@gmail.com
Phone: 610-999-2753

Collegiate Water Polo Association