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Hello. I'm
Jay Burnham

Experienced Radio &
TV Play-By-Play Announcer

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Burnham has spent 18 years broadcasting professional baseball across the world of  the Minor Leagues. Winner of the 2011 MILB Broadcaster of the Year Award, he currently broadcasts for the Worcester Red Sox (Triple-A Boston Red Sox) on Radio & TV


Jay is currently the TV & radio play-by-play announcer for the University of Massachusetts.  He previously worked as the voice of the VCU Rams on CBS 6 & MASN as well as the TV play-by-play broadcaster for  Longwood University on Shentel 81 and the Big South Network. Burnham has also freelanced for a variety of programs, including Virginia Tech and Dartmouth


Burnham is the Voice of Massachusetts Athletics and broadcasts football games across the New England airwaves as the play-by-play voice for UMass on NESN. He also is the radio play-by-play radio voice for all UMass road games on the Massachusetts Sports Network. 


Burnham also has the experience broadcasting Championship Hockey for the Massachusetts Minutemen on the Ice. His Hockey East action can be found on ESPN+ and NESN throughout the New England Region

TV Shows, Interviews

Burnham is the host of the UMass Sports Insider Television Show on NESN and  has an extensive resume of writing, creating and editing teleinterviews for broadcast and social media while integrating sponsorships and partnerships into his content creation. 


A Little About Myself

I'm an experienced Radio & TV play-by-play announcer with a passion for the teams I broadcast for. My work includes TV & radio play-by-play for a number of professional and collegiate programs. I am currently the voice of Massachusetts Athletics:

  • UMass Football & Basketball (WEEI & NESN).

  • Worcester Red Sox TV & Radio. (NESN) 

  • 18 Years in MILB Play-By-Play.

  • Virginia Tech (ACC Network)

  • William & Mary Football.


  • 2011 MILB Broadcaster of the Year.

  • 2016 Baseball America's Best Broadcaster. 


Jon Laaser
Voice of the Virginia Tech Hokies

Jay's abilities to laugh, learn and adapt make him a great broadcaster and friend. It was a privilege to work alongside him for over three years in the booth and in the front office"


Josh Maurer
Voice of the Boston College Eagles

Jay is one of the most innovative and unique play-by-play men in baseball.  I learned more from Jay than any partner I have had the opportunity to work with.  He is a terrific broadcaster and a better person and I would highly recommend him for any job.


Andy "Bull" Barch
Notre Dame College & Radio Host

Jay's quick wit and incredible knowledge of the business make him a must listen every night in the summer. It's an absolute honor to work with Jay, listen to Jay, and call him a friend.

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