Thursday, April 10, 2014

Padres announce Top 10 finalists for public address announcer

Ten finalists narrowed down from Top 30 following online fan vote

 Adam Pearce San Diego, CA Professional Wrestler
 Alex Miniak Manchester, NH Sr. Account Executive
 Jason Barquero Downey, CA Director of Alumni Engagement
 John Stepanek Canyon Lake, CA Business Development
 Laurie Guido San Diego, CA SDUSD Administration, HS PA Announcer
 Mike Carlucci Los Angeles, CA College Professor; Former Pro Announcer
 Patrick Connor El Cajon, CA Vet Technician
 Sam Chin San Diego, CA Hubbs-SeaWorld Field Research
 Steve Frost San Diego, CA Stanford PA Announcer
 Todd Leitz Los Angeles, CA Public Information Officer for MySafe:LA

SAN DIEGO - The San Diego Padres today announced the Top 10 finalists in the search for the next Petco Park public address announcer. The group was narrowed down from 30 following the first series at Petco Park (March 30-April 2). During the first series against Los Angeles each of the Top 30 had the chance to announce part of a regular season game at Petco Park. Following the first series, fans had the opportunity to vote for their choice online and via social media. The two candidates who received the most fan votes automatically moved into the Top 10.The Top 10 includes nine men and one woman from all over San Diego County and Southern California, and one candidate from New Hampshire. Information about the Top 10 candidates can be found in the attached document and at
The 10 finalists will each announce additional parts of a Padres game between April 11 and April 20 before the pool is narrowed to the Top 3. As their final tryout, each of the three will announce a full game. Petco Park's next public address announcer will be announced during the series against the San Francisco Giants (April 18-20).

taken from the Padres PR Release

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