John Walls has nearly 25 years of experience in broadcasting, spent an additional 11 years leading communications for one of the largest trade associations in Washington, DC, and is a proud SIM graduate and faculty member.
John’s broadcast career included almost 20 years of sportscasting at local affiliates and nationally with Fox Sports Net, as well as play-by-play work with ESPN in college basketball, arena football, and professional and collegiate golf. Additionally, he hosted nationally syndicated programs previewing such events as the Super Bowl, the Kentucky Derby, the World Series, March Madness, and all four major golf championships. He was also a news anchor for KJRH-TV in Tulsa, OK, and was awarded Regional News Emmys for his on-site anchoring at the execution of Timothy McVeigh and reporting on methamphetamine abuse in Oklahoma. John moved to Washington, DC in 2004 where he was Vice-President, Public Affairs, for CTIA-The Wireless Association, a trade association that represents the United States wireless industry. He is currently an on-site and studio anchor for PGA Tour Entertainment and is a host for Silicon Angle TV’s flagship production, The Cube. John is a 2011 graduate of the Georgetown Sports Industry Management program, and has taught the Capstone class for the past three years. He is a native of Morgantown, WV, and received his B.S., Broadcast Journalism, from West Virginia University.
West Virginia University - B.S. - Broadcast Journalism