Welcome to the Team
Zach Sepanik graduated from Grand Valley State University in December 2012 with a Bachelor’s in Journalism. He is a member of Sigma Phi Epsilon and during his undergraduate experience, Zach served as the Vice President of Communications and chairman of the National Save a Life Tour. He also was a sports reporter for The Lanthorn, Grand Valley’s student-run newspaper.
In July 2015, Zach graduated from the University of Oklahoma with a Master’s in Strategic Communication through the Gaylord College of Journalism and Mass Communication. During his 2-1/2 years in Norman, he served as a graduate assistant for OUTV (campus television network) and The Wire (campus radio station). As part of his duties, Zach incorporated several shows into the curriculum including GamedayU, Sepanik Sports Spin, and The Round Table. He also produced a documentary on concussions in football for his Master’s project titled, For the Safety of the Game (http://bit.ly/1DxWMLc).
Zach is now a sports reporter and anchor with WOOD-TV8, the NBC affiliate in Grand Rapids, Michigan. He started at the station in October 2015. Zach joined the S.P.O.R.T.S. board because he believes in the vision of the organization, as well as the values and direction S.P.O.R.T.S. provides.