MONTGOMERY, Ala. (WSFA) – WSFA 12 Information is welcoming a new athletics group!
Rosie Langello and Jahmal Kennedy are becoming a member of the WSFA Sports activities team this month.
Langello is using on the purpose of sports activities director. She is seventh person, as properly as the first woman, to hold the part at WSFA.
“I’m thrilled to be signing up for WSFA 12 Information as the new Sports activities Director! I simply cannot wait around to start out telling tales about the neighborhood athletes in Montgomery and bordering spots in Alabama. I’m also enthusiastic to get associated in the local community,” Langello stated.
A indigenous of Lebanon, Pennsylvania, Langello states she is thrilled to ultimately be residing in the south. She has invested her full lifestyle dwelling in the northeast masking sporting activities in north and central Pennsylvania. Her 1st two work opportunities were being in the Keystone condition at WBRE in Scranton, Pennsylvania and WTAJ in Altoona, Pennsylvania.
She most a short while ago put in the previous 18 months working at WPRI in Providence, Rhode Island.
Langello has practical experience covering Penn Condition, Northwestern as perfectly as the Pittsburgh Steelers, the New England Patriots, the Boston Celtics, the Boston Crimson Sox and the Boston Bruins.
Escalating up, her family was closely included in sporting activities. She has 3 older sister who all played soccer. She also played soccer as properly as discipline hockey growing up.
For various many years, Langello and her dad coached the Lebanon County Distinctive Olympics soccer staff, a team that her sister, Anna, played on.
WSFA Information Director Scott Duff stated he simply cannot wait around for the viewers to get to enjoy and know Rosie.
“I am thrilled to get the likelihood to perform with Rosie. Her passion for athletics and storytelling is infectious. Rosie’s sporting activities know-how is also second to none. She provides excellent practical experience to our Sports activities Director role covering the New England Patriots, Boston Celtics, Crimson Sox, Bruins and quite a few colleges which include Penn Condition and Northwestern,” Duff claimed. “Rosie is tremendous energized to land at WSFA 12 News and have the possibility to address all the sports activities in central and south Alabama. I cannot hold out for our viewers to get the prospect to view and get to know Rosie – they are in for a handle.”
Rosie obtained her bachelor’s from Bloomsburg College in 2016, and got her master’s in journalism from Northwestern College. When she is not doing work, she enjoys managing, reading and watching football and basketball.
Kennedy is joining the team as sports activities reporter/anchor afterwards this thirty day period, and he is no stranger to the River Area. The Cellular indigenous graduated from Troy College in 2017 and worked at WSFA 12 Information as a electronic content producer till 2020. He then joined WDAY-Television in Fargo, North Dakota as a athletics reporter/anchor.
“I am honored and thrilled to come to be a aspect of the WSFA 12 News family when again. I search forward to carrying on the storied record that is the sporting activities office at the station. I’m psyched to get to do the job with Rosie. From early conversations with her, she is an fantastic person and a actually wonderful sports reporter and anchor. I glance ahead to my/our upcoming at WSFA!” Kennedy mentioned.
Duff reported he can’t hold out to get Kennedy begun.
“Jahmal is a wonderful example of how tough operate and willpower shell out off to realize a aspiration. 4-and-a-half years ago he came to WSFA 12 News as a Electronic Content Producer, who liked producing about athletics. Jahmal experienced a few prospects, but truly desired to be a complete-time sporting activities reporter. Chasing his desire, he remaining Alabama and headed north to WDAY, taking a occupation as a sporting activities reporter/anchor. His work there masking North Dakota State’s FCS Soccer Championship as well as a vast selection of sporting activities – attained him a position on our sports activities crew,” Duff reported. “Jahmal is from Mobile, a Troy University grad and is really common with all we do at WSFA 12 News. He is the ideal man or woman at the proper time to assistance continue the abundant tradition of gifted men and women covering athletics for our faithful viewers. I just cannot wait for him to get started so Montgomery can see Jahmal’s great get the job done.”
Kennedy enjoys viewing and chatting about athletics. His favourite activity is baseball. He also enjoys motion pictures, studying and anime.
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