RENO, Nev. – Veteran broadcaster Josh Suchon joins the Wolf Pack as the new radio play-by-play voice for the University of Nevada’s women’s basketball and baseball programs as announced today by Learfield IMG College, the university’s athletics multimedia rights holder.
Suchon has been the voice for University of New Mexico’s women’s basketball program since 2015, and the voice of Triple-A Albuquerque Isotopes baseball since 2013. His previous play-by-play experience includes the MLB’s Colorado Rockies and Los Angeles Dodgers’ spring training, college and prep basketball for ESPNU, and college basketball, softball and baseball games for ESPN3. Early in his career, Suchon handled play-by-play duties for UC Santa Barbara basketball on KTMS-AM. He also comes to Reno with considerable experience hosting various radio and television sports talk and coaches shows.
“Josh is incredibly talented, and it was apparent he was the right choice for the Wolf Pack as we sourced this opening and vetted the most qualified candidates,” said Tom Boman, Learfield IMG College’s vice president, broadcast operations. “We’re proud to represent Nevada, and we feel certain fans will enjoy Josh’s energy and style as he calls Wolf Pack game action over the airwaves.”
As part of its overall rights relationship with the Wolf Pack, Learfield IMG College oversees all aspects of the Nevada Wolf Pack Sports Network including identifying the talent and securing affiliate radio stations. Wolf Pack Sports Properties is Learfield IMG College’s local team solely dedicated to representing Nevada Athletics.
“I’ve been to the Reno/Tahoe area so many times in my life, for vacations and work, it feels like I’m coming home,” Suchon said. “I’m thrilled to represent the University of Nevada and move to an area where my immediate family now lives. I’m looking forward to working with Amanda Levens and T.J. Bruce, all the Wolf Pack student-athletes, the Wolf Pack fans, and becoming an active participant in the entire university.”
Learfield IMG College is the leading media and technology services company in intercollegiate athletics. The company unlocks the value of college sports for brands and fans through an omnichannel platform with innovative content and commerce solutions for fan engagement. The Learfield IMG College suite of services includes licensing and multimedia sponsorship management; publishing, audio, digital and social media; data analytics; ticketing, ticket sales and professional concessions expertise; branding; campus-wide business and sponsorship development; and venue technology systems. Headquartered in Plano, Texas, the company has long had the privilege of being an advocate for intercollegiate athletics and the student-athlete experience. Since 2008, it has served as title sponsor for the acclaimed Learfield IMG College Directors’ Cup, supporting athletic departments across all divisions.