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John Rooke
Broadcaster, media professional





              Professional speaker.




         Teacher, Instructor, Mentor.   

        PR, marketing, development.


Now in a sixth decade with electronic, print, and digital media experience - 

in all market sizes and at the network level -

John is uniquely qualified to help you stand out.

50 years in journalism and multi-media.

John M. Rooke

John Rooke is an award-winning broadcaster, recently named by the National Sports Media Association as the Rhode Island Sports Broadcaster of the Year for 2023. John is also a 2011 inductee into the Rhode Island Radio and Television Hall of Fame.

  • 35 seasons as "Voice of the Providence Friars"

  • 32 seasons as Stadium Voice of the New England Patriots

  • 19 years as a college professor, lecturer, instructor and mentor

  • 40+ years as a radio talk show and podcast host

  • 25 years as a television sports anchor and reporter

  • Sixth decade as a journalist; current columnist for the Providence Journal

Vintage Mic

What can I do for you?

What They're Saying.

"You are awesome!  You make it so easy, and listening to your voice is a pleasure..." - Local Radio Executive



Providence Friars

Play-by-play from the 2021-22 college basketball season

NCAA Tournament vs. South Dakota State

Them Dudes: 2021-22

Highlights; JR on the call!


This Week in the
Big East

Westwood One Radio

Sirius XM

Local stations

All Podcast platforms

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or HERE to listen


Patriots Playbook

Kicks off at 2:00 pm ET -
Every Thursday through the NFL season, monthly during the offseason! Radio

Dean Broadcasting

Bachelor of Science in Sports Broadcasting Degree program

Instruction in:


Talk Show Hosting

Media Writing

Audio/Video production

News/Sports Reporting

Media Selling


Thinking Out Loud


Center for Business, Entertainment and Sport Management

 Academic Partnerships:

Kraft Sports + Entertainment

Patriot Place/Gillette Stadium

Providence Bruins



Cape Cod League Baseball

Brockton Rox

Newport Gulls

Providence Hockey Club

Professional Affiliations

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