Payton Malloy Ellison is a current Journalism senior at SUNY New Paltz with goals of becoming a sports journalist and broadcaster. He has been writing semi-professionally about sports for four and a half years, starting with monthly coverage for the NBA and Major League Baseball on Grrindtime. Recently, he has written and edited articles, produced live content, and assisted in growing the brand of Diamond Digest. When it comes to broadcasting, he is the sports director for the New Paltz campus radio station, WFNP The Edge, and provides play-by-play and color commentary for SUNY New Paltz basketball.
In November, Payton Ellison was given an opportunity to call basketball play-by-play for the first time. His first season of play-by-play included calling the SUNYAC women's basketball playoffs and the first two rounds of the Division III Women's Basketball Tournament. This is a playlist of Payton's play-by-play from the 2019-2020 basketball season.