Alex Eliasof is a production assistant at ESPN. He creates and edits video for the Mike & Mike television broadcast on ESPN2. Prior to beginning work on Mike & Mike he prepared games and other television content for re-air on the ESPN Networks, working on events such as the College Football Championship, the Pro Bowl and the World Series.
Alex graduated from Penn State University in the spring of 2014 with a degree in Broadcast Journalism. At Penn State he was a reporter and anchor for the Centre County Report, the Penn State College of Communications' Emmy Award-winning weekly newscast. He was also a news director and baseball executive producer at ComRadio, Penn State's student radio station. In addition to overseeing the news staff he called play-by-play and color commentary for multiple sports on ComRadio, including football, baseball, volleyball, soccer and basketball (at the College Division I and minor league levels). In the past he has broadcasted Penn State Women's Volleyball for Big Ten Network Student U and has worked as a news anchor and sports analyst for PSNtv, Penn State's student television station.
Alex spent the summer of 2013 as a play-by-play broadcaster for the Bourne Braves of the Cape Cod Baseball League. In the past he has done internships with the Newark Bears Professional Baseball Team and WPSU, a PBS affiliate station located in State College.
Cuba Loosens Grip on Ballplayers
Baseball is a way of life in Cuba, but until recently its players have been restricted from playing abroad as professionals. I traveled to Havana to explore these changes and what they mean for a country that breathes baseball.
The FAA may be on the verge of changing regulations for electronics on board planes, but the people capable of making this change sit furloughed at home.