FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Wednesday, March 8th, 2017
CSN PHILADELPHIA PROMOTES MICHELLE MURRAY TO VICE PRESIDENT OF CONTENT
PHILADELPHIA (March 8, 2017) – CSN Philadelphia today announced that veteran sports media executive Michelle Murray has been named Vice President of Content. The announcement was made by Brian Monihan, President and General Manager of CSN Philadelphia. In Murray’s new role, she will lead the network’s comprehensive portfolio of multi-platform content including news and digital media, including online, mobile and social assets.
Murray, a veteran news, sports and entertainment programming executive, was previously Vice President, News Programming for CSN Philadelphia. Since joining the network in 2005, she has overseen all areas of CSN’s Emmy-Award winning news programs including “SportsNet Central,” “Philly Sports Talk,” as well as all pre and post-game programs, and specials. Under her leadership, CSN Philadelphia has been awarded the prestigious Edward R. Murrow Award six times.
“Michelle is the perfect person to lead us as our business continues to evolve and we better align ourselves to deliver compelling content to our fans across multiple platforms,” said Monihan. “She has a proven track record of leadership and vision as we move forward in the ever-changing media landscape.”
Prior to joining CSN in 2005, she formed the newsrooms for the launch of SportsNet New York in 2006 and Comcast SportsNet Chicago in 2004, and served as news director for both networks. She also served as acting news director at WCBS-TV in New York City, where coverage of the 9/11 tragedy aired nationally on CBS affiliates and earned an Edward R. Murrow award. A Philadelphia native, she is a graduate of the University of Hawaii.
CSN Philadelphia, part of NBC Sports Group, provides award-winning sports news, analysis, live game coverage and original programming to nearly three million viewers in the Philadelphia area, Southern New Jersey and Delaware. Together with TCN, CSN Philadelphia presents more than 500 live game broadcasts annually, featuring the NHL’s Philadelphia Flyers, NBA’s Philadelphia 76ers, MLB’s Philadelphia Phillies, MLS’s Philadelphia Union, NCAA and high school events, plus extensive coverage of the Philadelphia Eagles. The network’s news and original programming teams have been distinguished with numerous Emmys and Edward R. Murrow Awards, and handle sports coverage for Philadelphia’s NBC10 affiliate WCAU-TV. CSNPhilly.com provides fans with comprehensive digital coverage of Philly’s hometown teams with highlights, original stories from a team of “Insiders,” and up-to-the minute breaking news. Follow CSN on Twitter at @CSNPhilly
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