Chris Forsberg joins NBC Sports Boston as a Celtics Insider

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Chris Forsberg joins NBC Sports Boston as a Celtics Insider

NBC Sports Boston announced that veteran NBA/Celtics journalist Chris Forsberg joins the network as a Celtics Insider beginning today, Monday, Sept 24.  Forsberg will focus on coverage of the Celtics contributing his expertise to the network’s multi-platform content offerings. He joins fellow Celtics Insider A. Sherrod Blakely on the beat.

“We are thrilled to have Chris join us as a member of the NBC Sports Boston team,” said Princell Hair, senior vice president and general manager of NBC Sports Boston. “Chris has an extensive background covering the NBA and the Celtics specifically. His contributions to our various content platforms will elevate our already robust, thoughtful and engaging coverage for our fans.”

“Having covered the Boston Celtics throughout my entire career, I couldn’t think of a better place to be than NBC Sports Boston - the home of the Celtics, ”said Forsberg. “I’ve followed the network’s multi-platform coverage of the Celtics for a long time and I’m looking forward to joining a great group of talented people to bring Celtics fans the best coverage in the market.”

Prior to joining NBC Sports Boston, Forsberg spent nine years covering the Celtics for ESPN. A graduate of Northeastern University, Forsberg started his Journalism career as a college intern at the Boston Globe and spent three years at Boston.com, where he won an Emmy for his multimedia coverage of the Celtics’ title season in 2008. Forsberg lives in Auburn, Mass., with his wife, Nicole, and two daughters, Zoe and Lexie.

Fans can follow him on Twitter @ChrisForsberg_.

About NBC SPORTS BOSTON 

NBC Sports Boston reaches more than 4 million households in Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island and Vermont. Programming includes the Boston Celtics, New England Revolution, Arbella Early Edition, Boston Sports Tonight, Sports Sunday, Celtics Post Up, The Baseball Show, Monday Night Patriots, Quick Slants, New England Tailgate, Football Day in New England including pre and post-game programs surrounding all Patriots games, CAA football, basketball and more. NBCSportsBoston.com and all of the networks social media channels (@NBCSBoston) provide continuous news, video and in-depth, up-to-the-minute coverage of New England sports. NBC Sports Boston is part of the NBC Sports Group. Visit NBCSportsBoston.com for more information. Check local listings for the specific channel location for your area.

 

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Zolak and Bertrand simulcast to debut on NBC Sports Boston

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Zolak and Bertrand simulcast to debut on NBC Sports Boston

Boston, MA (July 18, 2018) - Beasley Media Group and NBC Sports Boston will team up to launch the highly anticipated simulcast of WBZ-FM/ 98.5 The Sports Hub’s Zolak and Bertrand Midday Show beginning Monday, July 23rd, 2018. This will mark the first time the popular radio show will be available to TV audiences, throughout New England and across the country, on NBC Sports Boston. “The Zolak and Bertrand Show” will air weekdays from 10 a.m. until 2p.m. on NBC Sports Boston, nbcsportsboston.com and on the NBC Sports app as well as the 98.5 Sports Hub app and 985thesportshub.com.

Through this partnership, NBC Sports Boston will also feature show content across its TV, online, mobile and social media platforms.

Since 2010, Felger & Massarotti’s, afternoon show which airs Monday-Friday 2pm-6pm, has been simulcast on NBC Sports Boston. 98.5 The Sports Hub will continue this simulcast as part of the multi-year agreement.  

 “We are thrilled to extend the Felger and Mazz simulcast partnership with NBC Sports Boston to include our Top rated Midday show so Boston fans can not only hear, but see the fun that this team has together in our new state of the art studios,” said Beasley Media Boston Vice President and Market Manager Mary Menna.

“We are pleased to expand our relationship with The Sports Hub and Beasley Media by adding the popular Zolak and Bertrand midday show to our programming line-up and extending the successful Felger & Mazz simulcast,” said Princell Hair, SVP and General Manager of NBC Sports Boston. “With the addition of these shows, NBC Sports Boston will now offer 13 straight hours of live, real-time sports programming every weekday from 10AM-11PM. This continuous lineup allows us to super serve the Boston sports fans in all dayparts."

“Eight hours each weekday, you can enjoy Zolak & Bertrand and Felger & Mazz on multiple platforms, whether you’re in Boston or Bakersfield. This is an exciting time for us and Sports Hub fans around the country, who always want to be in the know on the latest Boston Sports news,” said Program Director Mike Thomas.                                                   

Scott Zolak is a former New England Patriot quarterback and Marc Bertrand is from Quincy and went to UMASS-Amherst to launch his sports radio career. Both Scott and Marc have been on 98.5 The Sports Hub since the station launched in August 2009.

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Danielle Trotta joins NBC Sports Boston

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Danielle Trotta joins NBC Sports Boston

BURLINGTON, MA, June 4, 2018 - NBC Sports Boston announced that on-air sports television personality Danielle Trotta will join the network beginning today, Monday, June 4, 2018.  Trotta will play a role in all of the network’s multi-platform programming offerings including her primary role as a new co-host of the network’s nightly studio show “Boston Sports Tonight”.

Prior to joining NBC Sports Boston, Trotta was most recently covering the auto-racing industry with roles at Sirus XM, co-host of NASCAR Race Hub and NASCAR Raceday Pre-race show on Fox Sports 1. Trotta started her career in high school, and after graduating from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte, she worked for local station WBTV. She moved to Fox Sports in July 2010 where she had covered NASCAR and the NFL.

“We are thrilled to have Danielle join us as a member of the NBC Sports Boston on-air talent team,” said Princell Hair, SVP & General Manager of NBC Sports Boston. “Danielle’s deep sports knowledge, commentary and opinion will be a great fit on Boston Sports Tonight and will help us to continue connecting our communities through sports while bringing fans the content they crave across all of our NBC Sports Boston platforms.”

“I am incredibly excited to join NBC Sports Boston and start this new chapter in my career,” said Trotta. “NBC Sports Boston delivers high quality sports coverage to an extremely passionate Boston sports fan base and I’m excited to get into it each day and night with both my colleagues and the fans.”

Follow @DanielleTrotta