Erik Elken

Author's details

Name: Erik Elken
Date registered: April 16, 2012

Biography

Erik joined KEZI 9 News as a Sports Reporter/Anchor in August 2011, from Albany, NY where he was the radio play-by-play voice for the Tri-City ValleyCats (Single-A, Houston Astros), and UAlbany football and men’s basketball. He also freelanced as a play-by-play commentator for various Time Warner Cable Sports television productions. Erik graduated from Syracuse University in May 2010, with a dual degree in Sport Management and Broadcast Journalism from the S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications. While at Syracuse, Erik was a radio play-by-play announcer and sports reporter for WAER and WJPZ, covering Syracuse University Athletics and local high school sports. He was also a television anchor at CitrusTV, SU’s student-run station. Erik also spent five weeks in Vancouver his senior year, interning for NBC Olympics during the XXI Winter Olympic Games. After his final semester, Erik spent a summer working at ESPN in the Talent Planning & Development Department. Erik is excited to call Western Oregon his new home and cover two Pac-12 schools on a regular basis. Born in New Jersey, and a native of Albany, NY, he is a die-hard New York Rangers, Giants, and Mets fan, who is also an avid skier. Anything Syracuse Orange is also a given.

Latest posts

  1. Web Extra: Helfrich, Mariota, Greatwood — April 21, 2014
  2. SSE: One-on-One with Johnathan Loyd — April 21, 2014
  3. Ducks Complete Sweep of Cougs — April 19, 2014
  4. Web Extra: Helfrich, Frost, Dunmore — April 18, 2014
  5. Ducks Blitz Beavers, Sweep Civil War — April 14, 2014

Most commented posts

  1. Roundball Wrap – February 22, 2013 — 2 comments
  2. Exclusive: LaMichael James Conversation — 1 comment
  3. Ducks Drop to No. 5 in BCS — 1 comment
  4. Ducks Sweep 2013 Civil War Series — 1 comment
  5. Web Extra: Ducks React to Upset — 1 comment

Author's posts listings

Web Extra: Helfrich, Mariota, Greatwood

Oregon Head Coach Mark Helfrich: Oregon Quarterback Marcus Mariota: Oregon Offensive Line Coach Steve Greatwood: Oregon Left Tackle Tyler Johnstone: Oregon Offensive Lineman Doug Brenner:

SSE: One-on-One with Johnathan Loyd

EUGENE, Ore. — Erik Elken sits down with former Oregon basketball player turned Oregon wide receiver Johnathan Loyd. They discuss why Loyd chose to play wide receiver, how he’s settling in to his new sport and what he remembers most about his storied basketball career with the Ducks.

Ducks Complete Sweep of Cougs

Oregon Head Coach George Horton: Oregon Outfielder Austin Grebeck: Oregon Pitcher Trent Paddon: Oregon First Baseman A.J. Balta: Courtesy: Oregon Sports Information EUGENE, Ore. – Austin Grebeck didn’t start in Oregon’s 2-1 win over Washington State on Sunday at PK Park, but he ended the Cougars best chance to avoid a sweep at the hands … Continue reading »

Web Extra: Helfrich, Frost, Dunmore

Oregon Head Coach Mark Helfrich: Oregon Offensive Coordinator Scott Frost: Oregon Backup Quarterback Jeff Lockie: Oregon Linebacker Oshay Dunmore:

Ducks Blitz Beavers, Sweep Civil War

Courtesy: Oregon Sports Information CORVALLIS, Ore. – Dominated is one word that could be used for Monday’s Pac-12 series finale between the top-ranked Oregon Ducks and Oregon State Beavers. The Ducks’ offense exploded for 11 runs in just the first inning alone before settling with an 18-0 bludgeoning of their in-state rivals, Oregon State in … Continue reading »

Web Extra: Helfrich, Mariota, Kamp

Oregon Head Coach Mark Helfrich: Oregon Quarterback Marcus Mariota: Oregon Defensive End Tony Washington: Oregon Wide Receiver Darren Carrington: Oregon Defensive Lineman Sam Kamp:

Web Extra: Ducks on Addison Injury

Oregon Head Coach Mark Helfrich: Oregon Offensive Coordinator Scott Frost: Oregon Wide Receiver Keanon Lowe: Oregon Wide Receiver Coach Matt Lubick: Oregon Center Hroniss Grasu:

Source: Addison Suffers Knee Injury

EUGENE, Ore. — Oregon wide receiver Bralon Addison suffered a non-contact knee injury to his right knee during Wednesday’s spring practice, according to a source. Addison planted to make a cut and then went down grabbing his right knee. The Oregonian’s Andrew Greif later reported Addison was carted off the practice field. Addison is the … Continue reading »

Joseph Young Returning for Senior Year

Eugene, Ore. — One more year. That’s what Oregon guard Joseph Young tweeted out Tuesday morning. Young, who averaged 18.9 points per game this past season, led the Ducks in scoring and was second to Oregon State’s Roberto Nelson in the Pac-12. With Young’s return, Oregon’s backcourt is much deeper. Young joins Damyean Dotson, who … Continue reading »

Johnathan Loyd Joins Football Team

EUGENE, Ore. — Former Oregon point guard Johnathan Loyd’s athletic career with the Ducks isn’t done yet. Loyd will play football for the Ducks next fall, the University of Oregon confirmed Monday. Loyd suited up in pads for the Ducks’ spring practice Monday and is “committed for the fall”, according to GoDucks.com Editor Rob Moseley. … Continue reading »

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