Jerry Massey is in his fifth season as the play-by-play announcer for the Virginia Tech women's basketball program on the Virginia Tech ISP Sports Network. Massey also handles play-by-play duties for almost all of Virginia Tech's Olympic sports on hokiesports.com.
A graduate of Radford University's Department of Media Studies, Massey served as the Assistant Director of Radio Operations for two years at Radford before coming to Virginia Tech. He was the play-by-play announcer for the Radford women's basketball program and served as the back-up play-by-play announcer for the Highlanders' men's basketball program. In addition to his play-by-play responsibilities, Massey was the public address announcer for many of Radford's Olympic sports.
The Spotsylvania, Va., native worked for two years in Radford's sports information department and began his collegiate sports announcing career during that time. He served as a play-by-play announcer and color commentator for the Highlanders' limited number of women's basketball and baseball broadcasts during that span. In addition, Massey was a regular fixture on the campus radio station, WVRU, and handled duties as the sports director and anchor of Radford's weekly television show, NRV News.
Massey called high school football in the New River Valley for six seasons and has worked as the public address announcer for the New River Valley Speedway and for the Pulaski Rangers of minor league baseball's Appalachian League. He also has handled fill-in host duties for multiple sports talk shows in the New River Valley and has contributed morning sports updates for several radio stations.
During Hokies home football contests, Massey also provides live, nationwide updates for multiple national sports networks. Massey also produces the State Farm Virginia Tech Women's Sports Report heard on the Virginia Tech ISP Sports Network's broadcasts of football and men's basketball games.
In recent years, Massey has performed fill-in play-by-play duties for men's basketball games on both the Virginia Tech and UAB ISP Sports Networks.
In addition to his play-by-play duties at Virginia Tech, he has also contributed his skills to broadcasts for the Atlantic Coast Conference. Massey has been called upon to serve as the lead internet play-by-play announcer for the ACC's Indoor Track, Outdoor Track, Women's Lacrosse, and Softball Championships as well as the ACC Women's Basketball Tournament.