TV HOSTING & HOCKEY PLAY-BY-PLAY
Dallas Stars: Head Coach Jim Montgomery Dismissed, Rick Bowness Named Interim Head Coach. December 2019
NHL: Kraft Hockeyville Game, 2020
Dallas Stars vs. Arizona Coyotes
Dallas Stars (NHL) & Texas Stars (AHL):
College Basketball & Minor-League Baseball:
Broadcast, Communications, Voiceover & Design Professional
Currently serving as a television host and analyst for the NHL's Dallas Stars on Bally Sports Southwest (formerly FOX Sports), Brien Rea has been an Emmy-winning broadcaster, award-winning play-by-play voice, and radio drive-time talent, since 2007. The St. Louis native has worked in three top-25 media markets, and an additional top-40 market, along the way. In 2020 and 2021, Rea was a part of a broadcast team named second and fourth-best in the NHL by The Athletic.
His career began as the voice of Lake Forest College hockey in Chicago, before expanding into college basketball, minor-league baseball, and arena football. Rea has also managed communications departments, community relations, sales, marketing, and graphic design along with his play-by-play and hosting efforts.
NHL: Radio Play-by-Play Highlights
NHL: TV Hosting & Play-by-Play Clips
COMMUNICATIONS & DESIGN
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INTERVIEWS, VOICEOVER & VIDEO
Jake Oettinger Interview, March 2021
Denis Gurianov Interview, March 2020
Eddie Olczyk, NBC Sports. December 2013.
Mike Emrick, NBC Sports. April 2014.
Jay Jacobs, Auburn Athletic Director. December 2013.
Sports Talk Radio
Baseball Discussion. September 2013.
The Post Sports Bar & Grill. 2013
Sports Talk Radio
Sports Update Report. 2006
RESUME & SKILLS
Dallas Stars (NHL)
2018 - Present
Texas Stars (AHL)
2014 - 2018
CBS Sports 920 (WGNU) / InsideSTL.com
2013 - 2014
Denver Cutthroats (CHL)
2012 - 2013
Arizona Sundogs (CHL)
2011 - 2012
Odessa Jackalopes (CHL)
2008 - 2011
Austin Ice Bats (CHL)
2007 - 2008
Lone Star Emmy Award Winner
for Best Sports Program (Live)
Television, Radio & Writing
Play-by-Play, Hosting, AP-Style & Features
Audition, Photoshop, InDesign & Premiere
Office Suite, Publisher & Outlook
Web Content Management Systems
Infinity, Joomla, CarbonHouse & More
Audio Devices & Codecs
Tieline, Comrex, JK Audio & Zercom