PHILADELPHIA NATIVE DANNY POMMELLS JOINS COMCAST SPORTSNET FULL-TIME
PHILADELPHIA – (June 19, 2012) – Comcast SportsNet, the leader in local sports coverage, today announced thatPhiladelphia native Danny Pommells has joined the network’s on-air team. Pommells has been working part-time for the network since April 2012 after working in the financial field for the past three years.
Pommells’ duties will include reporting on all of Philadelphia’s sports teams for the network’s daily news shows, as well as contributing to CSNPhilly.com and across the network’s mobile and social media platforms.
“I am so fortunate to be doing what I love in my hometown,” said Pommells. “My wife Michaela has been my biggest supporter throughout my entire career, and we are excited to be back in Philly. I look forward to once again being a part of the greatest sports town, and bring fans all the compelling storylines that the teams provide on a daily basis.”
“Danny’s a homegrown talent and his knowledge of Philly sports will make him a great addition to our talented team of on-air talent and Insiders,” said Comcast SportsNet Vice President of News Programming, Michelle Murray.
Pommells graduated from Temple University in 2002 with a degree in Communications. Prior to Comcast SportsNet, he was the weekend sports anchor at KCRA in Sacramento, CA; WGAL in Harrisburg, PA, and WMDT in Salisbury, MD.
Pommells’ Twitter handle is @DPommellsCSN.
Comcast SportsNet Philadelphia, part of the NBC Sports Group, is the leading regional sports network reaching more than three million viewers in and around Philadelphia, Southern New Jersey and Delaware. Together with The Comcast Network, Comcast SportsNet Philadelphia provides local sports fans with the most sports coverage including more than 250 live game broadcasts of the NHL’s Philadelphia Flyers, NBA’s Philadelphia 76ers, MLB’s Philadelphia Phillies, MLS’s Philadelphia Union, plus NCAA coverage, as well as Emmy Award-winning sports news and analysis. Visit CSNPhilly.com for more information.
NBC Sports Regional Networks, part of the NBC Sports Group, consists of 14 local networks that deliver more than 2,400 sporting events annually along with breaking news and comprehensive analysis to more than 50 million cable and satellite homes. The NBC Sports Regional Networks are: Comcast SportsNet Bay Area, Comcast SportsNet California, Comcast SportsNet Chicago, Comcast SportsNet Mid-Atlantic, Comcast SportsNet New England, Comcast SportsNet Northwest, Comcast SportsNet Philadelphia, SNY, CSS, Comcast Sports Southwest, and Comcast SportsNet Houston (launching October 2012). NBC Sports Regional Networks also manages NECN (New England Cable News), the nation’s largest regional news network, and The Comcast Network, based in Philadelphia and Washington, which delivers community-oriented programming. For more information, see ComcastSportsNet.com.