KUIK Sports Resources & Bios

The Voices of KUIK High School Sports

matt richert2Matt Richert – Sports Director & Play-By-Play Announcer

Contact Matt at matt@kuik.com

In addition to being the sports director at KUIK-AM 1360 in Hillsboro, and since 2009 has served as the radio voice of Washington County high school sports, Matt has been busing calling Hillsboro Hops baseball games on Fox Sports 620 AM. He is also the radio play-by-play voice of Pacific University footballand basketball, and fills in for hoops broadcasts for the University of Portland. Since 2000, Matt has called numerous state high school championship broadcasts on the OSAA Radio Network, osaa.tv and OAB Network.

Matt got his first sportscasting experience at the age of nine, keeping stats for his father Steven (who is retired last year after 42 years at KELA-AM in Centralia-Chehalis) on high school sportscasts in Southwest Washington. He graduated to on-air work doing halftime and post-game updates as a teenager, before making his play-by-play debut in college.

Matt graduated from the University of Washington, worked in market research in Seattle and Kansas City, and worked for the Atlanta Committee for the Olympic Games in 1996. He returned to the Northwest in 1998 and began pursuing his lifelong interest in sports broadcasting, with stops at radio stations in Mount Vernon, Wash. (while simultaneously working as associate sports editor at the Everett Herald newspaper) and Astoria, Ore.

scott hermo-croppedScott Hermo – Color Commentary

Contact Scott at sdh66@aol.com

Scott Hermo is a familiar voice to local sports fans. He has been doing color commentary for High School Football, Basketball and Baseball since 1994. He currently joins Matt Richert for color commentary for Pacific Boxer Football as well. Scott Hermo was the color analyst for Linfield football broadcasts in 1998. He helped produce and host the Oregon Prep Report on KLX Radio from 2000-2001 and again in 2003. In addition, Scott Hermo has been a voice on the OSAA Radio Network for each of the last three years.

matt coxMatt Cox – Sports Broadcaster & Producer

Contact Matt at mattcox444@yahoo.com

Matt Cox was born in Seattle, WA but moved to Salem, OR at age five where he lived through his graduation from South Salem High School. Matt played baseball, football, and basketball at South Salem before going on to play four years of baseball at the University of Puget Sound in Tacoma, WA. Upon graduation Matt lived in Seattle for a year before also spending time in Buenos Aires, Argentina and then back home in Salem. Matt Currently lives in Portland, OR.

Matt got his start in broadcast during the 2014 high school football season doing color commentary for 1430 KYKN out of Salem, OR. Upon completion of football season Matt began working at 1360 KUIK reporting and doing color commentary for high school basketball and baseball while also recording studio segments on a wide range of sports. This year Matt will be doing color commentary for KUIK High School football broadcasts.

DemersTravis Demers – Sports Broadcaster & Producer

Contact Travis at demerssports@gmail.com

Travis Demers will join KUIK for his first football season after calling basketball and baseball in 2015.  Demers was the play by play voice for 1080 The Fan’s (Portland) coverage of high school football for 7 of the last 8 years in addition to hosting a daily radio show.  In between his two stints at The Fan he was a host for SiriusXM College Sports Nation from 2011-2012.  Demers has also called football and basketball for Comcast SportsNet Northwest, and has been seen on various CSNNW programs.  He is also the JV Baseball Coach at Aloha High School. Demers is from Pound Ridge, New York, and graduated from LIU-Post in 2003 with a degree in broadcasting.