Award-winning play-by-play announcer Adam Amin to deliver 2023 Axthelm Lecture at Marquette, April 3

March 29, 2023

Adam AminMILWAUKEE — Adam Amin, play-by-play announcer for FOX Sports and the 2021 Illinois Sportscaster of the Year, will deliver the 2023 Axthelm Memorial Lecture, hosted by the Diederich College of Communication at Marquette University, on Monday, April 3, at 4 p.m. in Sensenbrenner Hall, 1103 W. Wisconsin Ave.

Registration is open to the public and available online. Media interested in covering the lecture should contact Kevin Conway at

Amin has been a play-by-play announcer FOX Sports’ NFL, MLB and college basketball telecasts since 2020. In addition to his current duties with the network, he is the primary television voice for the NBA’s Chicago Bulls on NBC Sports Chicago and was honored as the 2021 Illinois Sportscaster of the Year by the National Sports Media Association.

Prior to FOX Sports, Amin spent nine years at ESPN where he quickly established himself as one of the most versatile broadcasters in the industry, serving as a play-by-play commentator for college football on ABC/ESPN, two Women’s Final Fours, and the NBA playoffs on ESPN and ESPN Radio (including three conference final series). A native of Addison, Ill., Amin graduated with a degree in television and radio from Valparaiso University where he was twice named Indiana Collegiate Sportscaster of the Year by the state association of broadcasters and has since been distinguished as an Outstanding Young Alumnus.

The Pete and Bonnie Axthelm Memorial Program was established in 1994 to acknowledge and recognize the life of Pete Axthelm and his sister Bonnie. Every year this program awards a scholarship to an outstanding journalism student with an expressed interest in sports journalism and hosts a lecture by a professional in the field.

About Marquette University

Marquette University is a Catholic, Jesuit university located near the heart of downtown Milwaukee that offers a comprehensive range of majors in 11 nationally and internationally recognized colleges and schools. Through the formation of hearts and minds, Marquette prepares our 11,100 undergraduate, graduate, doctoral and professional students to lead, excel and serve as agents of positive change. And, we deliver results. Ranked in the top 20% of national universities, Marquette is recognized for its undergraduate teaching, innovation and career preparation as the sixth-best university in the country for job placement. Our focus on student success and immersive, personalized learning experiences encourages students to think critically and engage with the world around them. When students graduate with a Marquette degree, they are truly prepared and called to Be The Difference.

About Kevin Conway

Kevin Conway

Kevin is the associate director for university communication in the Office of University Relations. Contact Kevin at (414) 288-4745 or