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_.
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