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EVIT Radio to Broadcast 24 East Valley High School Basketball Games

MESA, AZ (November 14, 2018) – 88.7 FM, The Pulse, and Neon 90.7 FM, the student radio stations at the East Valley Institute of Technology (EVIT), will broadcast 24 East Valley high school boys & girls basketball games during the regular season, from November 27th through February 5th.  The broadcast schedule highlights schools throughout the East Valley, including Mesa, Chandler, Gilbert, Scottsdale, Ahwatukee and Queen Creek.  It also includes a rematch of last year’s boys 6A state title game (Pinnacle @ Mountain Pointe), last year’s 5A boys champ (Sunnyslope), last year’s girls 6A state champion (Xavier College Prep), the 2018 girls 5A champ (Chaparral) and a matchup between last year’s 4A girls champ (Seton Catholic Prep) and the 5A runner-up (Mesquite).

The Pulse and Neon Radio are products of EVIT’s Radio/Audio Production program, located at the Main Campus of EVIT.  Both are public radio stations that showcase the talents of the students enrolled in the program. The broadcasts provide current EVIT Radio students the opportunity to gain valuable experience contributing as play-by-play announcers, analysts & onsite engineers.  EVIT students will also handle all pre and post-production of the broadcasts.

The Pulse and Neon Radio have established themselves as the go-to place for live radio coverage of high school athletics.  Pulse Sports is in its fourth year of broadcasting high school football, boys and girls high school basketball and high school baseball and softball games.  This fall, Pulse Sports just completed a 22-game broadcast schedule of regular season high school football games throughout the East Valley.

Current high school sophomores & juniors who are interested in sports broadcasting and learning more about The Pulse and the opportunities within the Radio/Audio Production programs at EVIT, please contact Dave Juday at dave@pulseradio.fm.

EVIT is a public school providing tuition-free career training to high school students and adults who live in 10 school districts east of Phoenix. EVIT students have a 98 percent high school graduation rate and two out of three go on to college, many of them using their EVIT training to obtain jobs to help pay for college. More info: www.evit.com

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