Since beginning my journey in this field, my dedication to the work and motivation to grow have led me to exceptional projects and experiences. I’m grateful for a profession I’m passionate about, and am proud to share examples of my greatest work. Take a moment to check out what I've been up to and get in touch with any questions.
University of Tennessee-Knoxville
Bachelor of Science in Communications – Concentration in Journalism & Electronic Media
Writing & Communications
Create engaging content designed to tell the story of Shaw’s products, its impact to communities across the world and the company’s talented people. Serve as a face customers can recognize as a product consultant when they have questions or looking for someone knowledgeable to learn from.
Collaborating with brand leaders to produce engaging content for business and consumer audiences
Providing creative direction for set production and campaigns
Concepting story boards for set production and campaigns
Establishing and maintaining brand standards across creative
Support social media content creation
Conducting in consumer and brand research
Digital Media Strategist
Host of Nashville’s Friday Night Rivals on MyTV30
Sideline Reporter for Friday Night Rivals on MyTV30
July 2022- Present
WNSR (Nashville Sports Radio)
Host of Power Hour with Sami Kincaid from 9-10 AM Saturday mornings
A specialty show showcasing women in sports whether it’s highlighting their career path or accomplishments on/off the playing surface. The show is a place for women to talk sports with Sami and showcase their knowledge of the game. The show is not limited to females, as males have made their appearance on the show as well to highlight how they’ve helped women shatter ceilings.
July 2022- Present
On-Air Color Analyst various Vanderbilt University WBB SEC Network+ broadcasts
Camera operator, Xpression operator, and stage manager for SEC Network/SEC Network + games
On-Air sideline reporter for various University of Tennessee SEC Network + broadcasts
Produce and report packages from the University of Tennessee made available for SEC Network broadcasts
Production Assistant for SEC Nation for 2015 football season including SEC Championship, Playoff game at the Cotton Bowl in Dallas, TX, and the 2016 National Championship in Phoenix, Arizona
Runner for: SEC Nation (UT vs. Missouri), SECN Tennessee Summer Football Tour 2015
Responsible for assisting with equipment set up, camera operations, and overall production management.
Runner/Utility: 2015 MEN’S SEC Tournament, NCAA rounds 1 and 2 of women’s 2013 tournament, College Gameday Football- (UT vs. Florida), College Gameday Football Game Coverage- (UT vs. Alabama), College Gameday Women’s Basketball-(UT vs. Notre Dame), Champions Classic 2012, College Gameday Men’s Basketball-(UT vs. Missouri), College Gameday Men’s Basketball- (UT vs. Florida)
Bug Operator Assist ESPN Primetime Crew (UT vs. Oklahoma 2015)
ESPNU On-Air talent for UT vs. UGA Campus Connection 2012
September 2012- Present
UCF Athletics, Orlando, FL
Responsible for coordinating, shooting, editing, and producing videos on UCF Athletics such as practice reports, game highlights, game recaps and features on student athletes.
Shoot, produce, edit, and report the football series “The Quest”
Manage all post-production video interns
Manage practice recaps, game recaps, game highlights, and weekly off-season recap videos that go out for all 16 sports
Reporter for the Athletic Department
Cheer/Dance Sports Information Director (January 2018-August 2019)
Shoot, edit, produce, and report features for all sports assigned by supervisors as needed
Emcee events as needed
November 2017- July 2021
WRCB-TV, Chattanooga, TN
Produce the Noon show- an hour long local newscast that also includes a guest segment
Shoot, edit, on-air for Friday Night Football's Chick-Fil-A Fan Cam
Each morning on-air for the top stories of the day recap digital video
Every morning manage all web and social media platforms
Fill-In Sports Anchor
Sideline for FNF3 broadcast of the game
Assist with any heavy sports weekends outside of football season
Producer, FNF Reporter
July 2016- November 2017
FOX Sports Knoxville
Produce, shoot, edit, and on-air personality for FOX Sports Knoxville’s ‘On Rocky Top’
Regular radio appearances on FOX Sports Knoxville’s 1340 AM
Voice Over work for radio sponsorships and intro for 3&Out morning show
September 2015- November 2018
Univ. of TN-Athletics Broadcasting (VFL Films)
Responsible for coordinating, shooting, editing, writing and producing segments on UT Athletics such as practice reports, game highlights, and features on student athletes.
Conduct interviews with student-athletes and coaches
Produced, edited, and reported a 12-week series for the 2014 football season titled “Power Traditions”
January 2014-July 2015
Responsible for assisting with overall production management.
Experience: NFL on FOX- Panthers vs. Seahawks Playoffs, various Panthers and Titans 2015 games, Bristol Sprint Cup Series, Charlotte All-Star Race, Bristol Xfinity Series, Coca Cola 600
March 2015-July 2016
WBIR-NBC, Knoxville, TN
Worked as sports intern for Knoxville’s No. 1 local broadcasting station. Responsible for assisting in all phases of the broadcasting production process, including generating story ideas, creating packages and VO/Sot, and shooting athletic games or feature stories on-site.
August 2012-December 2012
WBIR-NBC, Knoxville, TN
July 2013-December 2013
I have covered a wide range of sports throughout the years.
See my wide range of broadcasting through the years.
See all of my other works throughout the years.
Sami Kincaid is the host of Power Hour with Sami Kincaid Saturday morning’s from 9-10 AM on WNSR - Nashville Sports Radio (hyperlink to the radio show on the station’s website). Alongside hosting the show that highlights women in sports, Kincaid sidelines and is the host for the Friday Night Rivals game and can be found covering games across the Nashville market. From color analyst for games on SEC Network+ to play-by-play for games on SECN+, or running the sidelines of a football or soccer field with a camera or microphone in hand, Kincaid’s passion is helping others tell their story.
Prior to freelancing in the broadcasting realm, Kincaid joined the UCF Athletics staff in November of 2017 as the multimedia manager for Strategic Communications. In the summer of 2019, she transitioned to the Video Services department as Senior Producer.
Kincaid was the creator and producer of The Quest, UCF's long-form, interview-based video series chronicling the Knights’ nationally ranked football team. She also was found on screen informing fans of some of UCF's best events on and off campus and introducing Knight Nation to players and staff alike. She also assisted in the organization of all on-air broadcasting for the Knights' live streams of basketball and Olympic sports on UCFKnights.TV and broadcasts on ESPN+.
Prior to landing in Orlando, Kincaid was in Chattanooga, Tenn., at the city's NBC affiliate, producing the noon broadcast and serving as one of the sports reporters. She also has spent time with SEC Nation, WBIR-tv as the high school football reporter/producer, and a reporter/producer for VFL Films at the University of Tennessee Athletic Department.
Kincaid earned her bachelor's degree in journalism at the University of Tennessee.