The Voice of the Camels
Director of Broadcasting and Digital Media Chris Hemeyer is in his fourth year as the voice of Fighting Camel Football and Men’s Basketball.
Hemeyer joined the Fighting Camel staff in 2011 from Kinston, NC, where he was Director of Broadcasting and Public Relations for the Kinston Indians, the Cleveland Indians affiliate in the Carolina (Class A) League. In his six years with the Indians, the radio network grew from one to four stations. He also produced and hosted a weekly television show, Tribe Talk, and spearheaded the All-Star Student Program, which reached more than 66,000 students in Eastern North Carolina.
In addition to Hemeyer‘s play-by-play work with the Indians, he also spent three seasons as the play-by-play voice for the first half of the East Carolina University baseball season. Hemeyer‘s basketball play-by-play experience includes fill-in work for East Carolina men’s broadcasts.
His football experience includes television sideline reporting for East Carolina football games on MASN and Comcast Sports Southeast. Hemeyer was also the studio host for Ohio University football for radio broadcasts on the Ohio IMG Sports Network. In 2010, Hemeyer hosted a post-game call-in show and weekly talk show for East Carolina football. From 2006-10, Hemeyer has been the voice of high school football in Craven County, calling multiple state championship games.
Hemeyer arrived in North Carolina in 2001, spending five years at WCTI-TV (an ABC affiliate) in New Bern. He worked as a news and sports reporter, moving up to weekend sports anchor. He graduated from the University of Missouri in 1999.
In addition, the native of Columbia, Mo., oversees Campbell’s web streaming video and audio program, the production of video content for GoCamels.com as well as producing marketing and promotional videos for the athletics department. Campbell produces live web streaming of home events in football, men’s and women’s soccer, volleyball, men’s and women’s basketball, wrestling, baseball and softball.