BOSTON, MA – Fox Sports Net today announced that Wendi Nix has been hired as a reporter/weekend anchor for New England’s live, regional sportscasts, the 11PM Regional Sports Report and 6:30PM New England Sports Tonight. David Woodman, Senior Vice President and General Manager, Fox Sports Net New England, made the announcement.
“Wendi will bring a fresh perspective to Fox Sports Net’s regional sportscasts,” said Woodman. “She is an exciting, up and coming local journalist who will round out a talented staff of sports news anchors. We are pleased to add Wendi to our team.”
Nix received her Master’s degree in Sport Management from the University of Massachusetts. She most recently served as a weekend anchor with New England Sports Network (NESN) for NESN SportsDesk. Nix began her career as an intern at NESN and previously worked with WPDE NewsChannel 15 in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, and with UPN 21 in Florence, South Carolina.
“Fox Sports Net prides itself on complete local sports coverage,” said Nix. “I began in New England and have local ties. Regional Sports Report is the next big step for me and I am excited to join a great team.”
The 11PM Regional Sports Report is the place New England sports fans turn for the most comprehensive look at the world of sports from a local, hometown perspective 7 nights a week. New England Sports Tonight airs Monday through Friday at 6:30PM.
Wendi Nix is represented by Woolf Associates, Boston, MA.
FOX Sports Net reaches more than 3.5 million viewers in Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island and Vermont.
FOX Sports Net reaches more than 70 million households nationwide, and is a service of National Sports Partners, equally owned by Cablevision’s Rainbow Media Holdings, Inc., and FOX Entertainment Group.
FOX Sports Net New England is a service of Rainbow Sports, a division of Cablevision’s Rainbow Media Holdings, Inc. Rainbow Sports has been dedicated to “Home Team” fans for nearly 20 years. Rainbow Sports incorporates all of Rainbow’s sports assets, including: its 50 percent ownership of FOX Sports Net and FOX Sports National Advertising; the Madison Square Garden Properties; and the ownership and management of FOX Sports Net regional networks in six of the nation’s largest markets — Chicago, Florida, New England, New York, Ohio and San Francisco.
Ryan Donovan, Fox Sports Net