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Jon Castagnino

Manager, Sports Content and Social Media
Department(s): Journalism and Media Studies
Office: GUA 1264
Mail Code: 5007
Phone: 702-895-1763
Email: jon.castagnino@unlv.edu

Biography

Jon Castagnino comes to the Hank Greenspun School of Journalism and Media Studies after more than a decade working in television news. A graduate of UNLV, his on-air career began in the small city of Casper, WY, followed by a stop in south Texas. Most recently, Jon worked as a sports anchor/reporter at FOX5 News in Las Vegas. He's covered some of the most prestigious sporting events in the country and now brings his hands-on experience to students at UNLV. Jon oversees the "Rebel Report," a student-run television and social media platform covering UNLV athletics and events throughout Las Vegas.

Education

  • B.A.: Communication Studies - UNLV
  • B.S.: Sports Injury Management - UNLV