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Jake Bartecki

My name is Jake Bartecki, and I am a senior Broadcasting/Sports Communication major at Nebraska. I am one of the two sports directors for 90.3 KRNU, the student radio station for the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, and I have experience in Play-By-Play broadcasting, Sports Writing, and Reporting. So far, I have worked with the Nebraska News Service as a news and sports reporter, serving as one of the two lead motorsports reporters for UNLimited Sports.

Nebraska school eliminates mask mandates, other districts consider options

Beatrice Administration Building, where district board meetings take place
The Beatrice Public School district is one of the first districts to eliminate its mask mandate. Beatrice is the closest proximity school district to...

Patrolling I-80 in a pandemic

Officers of Nebraska State Patrol have had to change the way they conduct traffic stops, by wearing masks and making passenger side approaches. Courtsey: @NSP_TroopA, Twitter

Policing during a pandemic

Police officer talks to a man driving a truck
While workplaces have changed drastically during the COVID-19 pandemic, officers at both the University of Nebraska-Lincoln Police Department and the Lincoln Police Department are...

Local Nebraska race tracks reopen, set standard for outdoor athletic events

sign entering I-80
Nebraska race tracks are rebounding form the COVID19 pandemic by recently beginning their seasons, despite numerous health restrictions.

NCAA lays out next step toward the return of College Football...

Overhead view of Memorial Stadium as Nebraska football takes on Bethune Cookman
The NCAA took a major step forward to having sports in the fall and winter seasons, as Div. I football and basketball could be close to starting summer work.

NASCAR blazes trail of socially-distanced sports, sees spike in ratings

NASCAR has been social-distancing for weeks since returning on May 17th. Here's how the sport has seen rise in viewership, and set the standard for future sports.