Name: Zach Markon
Hometown: Eagan, Minn.
Current Residence: Lincoln, Neb.
Birth Date: 8/12/1997
Major(s): Broadcasting (Production), Sports Media and Communication
Favorite social media platform, and why? Twitter because people have fantastic witty commentary.
Three things people don’t know about me are… I’m a twin, I was born in Iowa (I got out of there quickly), and I am a certified SCUBA Diver.
My most memorable class/assignment was SPMC 350 – Sports Data Analysis and Visualization with Matt Waite.
Don’t even start me about the good/well grammar debate.
I escape from the grind of college by… working out and running.
One word to describe me is hard-working
Favorite workout: Running
What workout do you dread? Leg Day
What’s in your meal prep? Baked chicken breast with rice and roasted broccoli
Favorite cheat meal? Hamburger and Fries or Pizza
Four-Year Season Recap: Zach Markon is from Minnesota, though he now lives full-time in Lincoln, Nebraska, where he is finishing his final year at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. Having graduated from high school in 2015, he opted to take a gap year before enrolling full-time at UNL starting in the Fall 2016 semester. He will graduate in May 2020 with his Bachelor of Journalism degree. While at UNL, Zach has pursued two majors — Broadcast Production and Sports Media & Communication. Along with those majors, Zach will graduate with minors in Political Science and Theatre. His career focus is in sports broadcast production, where he specializes in video and graphic production. Post-graduation, Zach hopes to find a job somewhere on the east coast or possibly in Chicago, working on sports video production in a university athletic department.
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