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Nick Deranek

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Originally from South Bend, Indiana, Nick now calls Streator home. He is a graduate of the Illinois Center for Broadcasting in Lombard with a degree in Radio and Television Broadcasting with advanced instruction in Radio and Television Production. Studstill Media is Nick's first full-time job out of college. Before WSPL, Nick was a public address announcer at the University of Notre Dame for two years as the voice of Irish women's volleyball, as well as working within men's ice hockey, baseball, softball, and men's and women's lacrosse, and has been doing public address for nine years since he was a freshman in high school. He continues that practice today as the voice of Lady Bulldogs volleyball at Streator Township High School. In his spare time, he enjoys hanging with friends, cosplaying, going to anime conventions, and a fine cigar. A fan of all Chicago sports, except the White Sox and hockey, where his allegiance lies with the Boston Bruins.