COLLEGE PARK, Md. (May 1) – Philip Merrill College of Journalism senior Cam Rogers has been elected by the senior class as student commencement speaker. “I am truly honored the Class of 2017 has chosen me to be their speaker,” said Rogers. “I look forward to addressing how successful my fellow classmates are and will continue to be.”
Rogers has had a busy four years as a student at Maryland. He’s been featured on networks such as ESPN, NFL Network ESPNU, FNTSY Sports Radio Network, NESN, Big 12 Digital Network, and CampusInsiders.com and nominated for an Emmy. He has covered a wide range of sports like football, golf, lacrosse, and baseball.
Rogers’ entry into the broadcast field was in early high school, when he auditioned and earned a host position on an Emmy-nominated sports show on New England Sports Network.
Rogers was recently invited to attend the KIIS FM Jingle Ball Concert by the iHeartMedia west coast market president. There, he was able to shadow the entire broadcast operation, network with executives and meet Ryan Seacrest. In March, Rogers hosted coverage on the Orange Carpet at the Nickelodeon Kids’ Choice Awards.
Rogers is the current host of “The Cam Rogers Show” on ESPN Radio NH, ESPNnhradio.com and the ESPN Radio app, and covers a wide range of topics centered around golf and football.
Merrill College’s Commencement exercise is on Saturday, May 20 at 3 p.m. in the Memorial Chapel on campus.