SOUNDS LIKE NASHVILLE EXCLUSIVE: NEW BOOK! Get on the Air: An 8-Step Guide to a Career in Broadcasting,out now.
Nashville, Tenn. (October 3, 2019)— Sam Alex was invited by the Chicago White Sox to be their official “Play Ball” Announcer. View the announcement here.
Appearing in Deadline, Variety & New York Post
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ALEX’S “CAMP BROADCAST” FEATURED ON THE TODAY SHOW Camp from the couch: Kids get jump-start in TV career from home. NBC News Aug 19, 2020

SAM ALEX RELEASE BOOK FOR ASPIRING BROADCASTERS Alex is now sharing his secrets in a new book called Get on the Air: An 8-Step Guide to a Career in Broadcasting, out now. Sounds Like Nashville Aug 19, 2020

SAM ALEX LAUNCHES VIRTUAL CAMP FOR KIDS The radio and TV personality will host an expert-led virtual summer camp for aspiring sports play-by-play announcers, news reporters, tv, radio, podcast and YouTube host. VIDEO Nashville Lifestyles Jun 25, 2020

FEDER: ‘TIMING JUST FEELS RIGHT’ FOR RADIO ENTREPRENEUR Sam Alex is living proof that radio dreams still come true, Robert Feder writes. This week “The Sam Alex Show” began airing nightly from Nashville on stations across the country. Daily Herald Jul 18, 2019

COUNTRY RADIO VETERAN SAM ALEX LAUNCHES “THE SAM ALEX SHOW” NATIONWIDE Tonight, Alex’s newly-revamped program, The Sam Alex Show, launches on stations across the country. “I’m so excited about this new chapter,” Alex told me. “The world of radio has changed so much in the past decade, with continued consolidations, new technology and increased competition to discover new music. This change positions me to have full creative control and reach listeners in new ways.” Forbes: Jul 15, 2019

SAM ALEX LAUNCHES “THE SAM ALEX SHOW” Country radio personality Sam Alex has launched his own program, The Sam Alex Show. The new show will hit airwaves Monday, (July 15), on select country stations across the U.S. Billboard Jul 15, 2019

INTERVIEW WITH PACKERS QB AARON RODGERS GOES VIRAL Green Bay Packers QB told Sam Alex exclusively in an interview at the Barnstable Brown Kentucky Derby Eve Gala Red Carpet that he would be having a cameo in Game of Thrones. This interview got press on Entertainment Tonight, E! News, PEOPLE, USA Today, Forbes, ABC News, Yahoo News, Sports Illustrated, MSN, Access Hollywood, LA Times, Time, Newsweek and more. ABC: May 10, 2019

ALUM HOSTS NATIONALLY SYNDICATED RADIO SHOW He got his start behind the microphone playing Vince Fontaine in his high school’s production of Grease. Only a few years ago, he appeared as himself on an episode of ABC-TV’s Nashville interviewing country music celebrities on the red carpet. Illinois State University News: Mar 20, 2019

FEATURED INTERVIEW WITH THE VIDETTE There is a stigma in our society that whatever one majors in is the deciding factor of what they will do for the rest of their life. One Illinois State alum defies these standards by making a career for himself based solely on passion, curiosity and determination. The Vidette: Feb 20, 2019

CASSADEE POPE CHATS WITH SAM ALEX Country singer/songwriter Cassadee Pope recently hung out with Townsquare Media nationally syndicated “Taste Of Country Nights” host Sam Alex. Pope will hit the road with Maren Morris’ “GIRL: The World Tour” beginning in March. All Access: Feb 4, 2019 

SEE SAM ALEX TOUR THE TRI-STATE Sam made a quick trip to the Tri-State, and managed to squeeze in quite a full day. All while taking time to snap selfies with fans along the way. Check out the video. WKDQ: Sep 6, 2018

OTTERS TO WELCOME RADIO/TV PERSONALITY SAM ALEX The Evansville Otters announced radio/TV personality and “Taste of Country Nights” host Sam Alex will do a live remote broadcast from Bosse Field as part of Friday’s game. NBC: Aug 23, 2018

SAM ALEX HANGIN’ WITH STARS AT THE TASTE OF COUNTRY MUSIC FESTIVAL Alex hosted the Taste of Country Weekend’ radio special and hung with stars such as Justin Moore, Danielle Bradbery, Dustin Lynch, Rodney Atkins and Ashley McBryde. Jockline Daily: Jun 14, 2018

SAM ALEX’S INTERVIEW WITH VOICE WINNER CASSADEE POPE GOES VIRAL The 28-year-old singer opened up about her Nashville star boyfriend Sam Palladio, revealing that their romance is “super easy breezy.” Interview was featured on PEOPLE, E! News & more. Compass Media: Mar 28, 2018

SAM & CAM TO HOST TASTE OF COUNTRY’S CMA AWARDS RED CARPET BROADCAST They will lead the Taste of Country live stream from the 2017 CMA Awards red carpet on Nov. 8 at 5PM CT. Taste of Country: Nov 2, 2017

SAM ALEX HOSTS ACM AFTER PARTY FOR A CAUSE Radio personality Sam Alex speaks onstage at the ACM After Party For A Cause: Redneck Riviera on April 1, 2017 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Getty Images: Apr 1, 2017

SAM ALEX CO-HOSTS CHARITY CONCERT Sam Alex and Rachel Baribeau host Forget-Me-Not A Night Of Music For Alzheimer’s Awareness at 3rd & Lindsley in Nashville, Tennessee. Getty Images: Feb 21, 2017

ON THE RED CARPET AT THE 50TH ANNUAL CMA AWARDS For over 2 hours leading up to the 50th Annual CMA Awards on ABC Sam Alex and Big Machine Artist Tara Thompson interviewed dozens of their friends live on Taste Of Country. Jockline Daily: Nov 3, 2016     

TARA THOMPSON & SAM ALEX TO HOST RED CARPET AT 50th ANNUAL CMA AWARDS For the second straight year, Taste of Country will host a YouTube Live red carpet stream prior to the start of tonight’s CMA Awards. RAMP : Nov 2, 2016  

TASTE OF COUNTRY TO BROADCAST LIVE FROM THE CMA AWARDS RED CARPET ToC Nights host Sam Alex will be joined by “Someone to Take Your Place” singer Tara Thompson on the red carpet on Nov. 2. Taste of Country: Oct 28, 2016    

THOMAS RHETT HANGS WITH TASTE OF COUNTRY NIGHTS The Valory Music Co. artist Thomas Rhett chatted with Compass Media syndicated “Taste Of Country Nights” host Sam Alex on the red carpet at CMT’s “Artists Of The Year” special. All Access: Oct 21, 2016

SAM ALEX APPEARS IN ‘WELCOME TO THE PARTY’ MUSIC VIDEO Keep a close eye out for Taste of Country’s own Sam Alex in the video. The Taste of Country Nights radio host is one of Bannen’s skating partners. Taste of Country: Sep 27, 2016

ALUMNI HIGHLIGHT: PAUSE FOR APPLAUSE Education major Sam Alex ’07 has felt comfortable behind a microphone since his days as a public address announcer for ISU Athletics. Illinois State University News: Aug 15, 2016

SAM ALEX TO CAMEO ON ABC-TV’S NASHVILLE Townsquare Media syndicated “Taste of Country Nights” host Sam Alex will make a cameo appearance on ABC-TV’s “Nashville” during this Wednesday’s (5/11) episode. Alex will be featured near the beginning of the episode, playing himself during a red carpet interview of Hayden Panettiere’s character, Juliette Barnes. All Access: May 10, 2016

RADIO HOST FEATURED ON WYRK SET TO APPEAR ON NASHVILLE A popular radio personality, featured on WYRK, is going prime time. Sam Alex, the host of Taste of County Nights, will make an appearance on Wednesday’s episode (5/11) of Nashville. WKBW-TV: May 10, 2016

TASTE OF COUNTRY NIGHTS’ SAM ALEX TO APPEAR ON NASHVILLE ‘Taste of Country Nights’ host Sam Alex is set to play himself in an upcoming episode of ABC’s ‘Nashville’ titled “After You’ve Gone” that’s set to air on Wednesday night (5/11). Jockline Daily: May 9, 2016

TASTE OF COUNTRY NIGHTS HOST SAM ALEX NOMINATED FOR AN ACM AWARD Radio station and on-air personalities also earn ACM Awards nominations, and Taste of Country Nights host Sam Alex is among a group up for the National On-Air Personality of the Year award. Taste of Country: Feb 1, 2016

SAM ALEX NAMED GET CAUGHT READING AMBASSADOR “Taste Of Country Nights” host Sam Alex has been named an ambassador for “Get Caught Reading,” a nationwide campaign to remind people how much fun it is to read. All Access: Dec 9, 2015

EDISON ’30 UNDER 30′ LIST INCLUDES COUNTRY’S REMY, SAM ALEX  Edison Media Research yesterday (9/9) unveiled its 2014 edition of “30 Under 30” honorees, which it describes as the young men and women, “to represent the next generation of radio and audio.” All Access: Sep 10, 2014

SAM ALEX NAMED ONE OF RADIO’S RISING STARS Radio Ink partnered with the Radio Advertising Bureau and searched for individuals who possess the potential to be the radio industry’s innovators and leaders of tomorrow. Radio Ink: Aug 1, 2012