Jake Griffith is a sports broadcaster, currently serving as the TV play-by-play voice and multimedia reporter for Marshall University Athletics, an NCAA Division I program.
Entering his 5th year with Marshall, Griffith serves in the TV play-by-play role for broadcasts of Thundering Herd men's and women's soccer, football, volleyball, men's and women's basketball, softball, swimming and baseball on ESPN platforms and the CUSA.tv Digital Network.
During 2019, Griffith was selected by Conference USA to voice the entirety of the Men's Soccer Championships, hosted by Old Dominion. In November of 2018, Griffith was selected by Conference USA as the voice of the C-USA Volleyball Championships, which were carried on the ESPN+ network. Later, in March of 2019, he was chosen to serve as talent for select ESPN+ broadcasts during the Conference USA Basketball Championships, hosted at the Star at Frisco.
Griffith also films and voices video stories and reports, featured on the @HerdZone Twitter account. Some of Jake's work, including his long form feature stories on Marshall athletes, have been featured on ESPN's College GameDay, among other networks.
Originally from the St. Louis-Metro area, Jake got his start in sports media at the age of 14, broadcasting Glenwood High School's basketball and football games live on local access television, shown throughout Sangamon County.
Prior to arriving at Marshall, Griffith attended Lindenwood University in Belleville, IL. At the age of 17, Jake was named lead broadcaster for Lindenwood Athletics on 89.1 FM, calling a range of live sports, from football to collegiate rugby, on the radio.
While there, Griffith also hosted two live radio shows, in addition to a tape-delayed television show that was shown throughout the greater-St. Louis area.