Jake Griffith is a sports broadcaster, currently serving as the TV play-by-play voice and athletics multimedia reporter for Marshall University, an NCAA Division I athletic program.
Now in 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.
In 2021, Griffith was tabbed as the voice of the Air Force Reserve Conference USA Volleyball Championships, hosted by Old Dominion. It marked the 5th C-USA Championship he was selected for an on-air role for during his time in Huntington.
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 hosts the weekly social segment, The Marshall Minute, featured on the @HerdZone verified Twitter account, which averages over 3,000 views per edition. 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.