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Mike Vaccaro
Mike Vaccaro
Position: Asst. Director/Seahawk Sports Marketing
Phone: (910) 962-7319
Email: vaccarom@uncw.edu

     Mike Vaccaro has been the Assistant Director of Sports Marketing and the Radio Voice of the Seahawks since the fall of 2004.  Vaccaro has helped development new marketing and promotions concepts, including Team Teal, UNCW's fan rewards program that was started in 2006.
    
Vaccaro is the radio play-by-play announcer for the UNCW men's basketball and baseball programs.  He also serves as host for The Buzz Peterson Show airing on WWAY-TV3 and The Buzz Peterson Radio Call-in Show on Sunny 104.5 FM.
    
Prior to coming to UNCW, Vaccaro spent six years at Campbell University serving as Director of Broadcasting.  In that role, he aided in the marketing of the Fighting Camels and handled play-by-play duties for men's and women's basketball, baseball and softball.
    
Vaccaro began his broadcasting career at WZKB 94.3 FM in Wallace, N.C., and has also spent time at WAAV 980 AM, WGNI 102.7 FM and WWAY-TV3 in Wilmington.
   
 A Hazleton, Pa. native, Vaccaro graduated from Syracuse University in 1995 after attending the famed Newhouse School of Public Communications.  While at Syracuse, he was a student manager with the Orangemen football team for four years.
    
Vaccaro and his wife, Bridget, live in Leland, N.C. along with their son Myles, daughter Berklee, and dog Buddy.

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