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Andy Adler
Andy Adler
Education
OccupationTelevision personality, journalist

Andy Adler is a sportscaster, journalist, and television personality who serves as sports anchor at[1] WPIX and hosts PIX11 Sports Desk, as well as the Yankee Pre-Game Shows. Adler was previously a co-anchor of NBC's Today in LA weekend addition and Co-Host of the Lakers Pre and Post Game Shows on Time Warner Cable Sports Net. Prior to that, she was the sports anchor for Fox in New York, WNYW.


Career

Early work

Immediately following graduation, Adler knew she wanted to be a journalist, but did not know anyone in the industry. She applied to the NBC Page program in Burbank, CA and was admitted. She quickly moved up from giving tours of the NBC Lot to working in the KNBC news room as an editors assistant. Two months later, Adler got her first job on-air as a reporter for the NBC affiliate in Monterey, CA for one year.

While at NBC, Adler made appearance on the NBC affiliate in San Francisco at the age of 20 years. Following that she co-hosted the entertainment show, 'Eye On The Desert' for the CBS affiliate in Palm Springs. Simultaneously, she began hosting 'American Latino TV', a nationally syndicated, weekly magazine program focusing on American and foreign-born Latinos making a positive impact in American society.

Fox New York

Adler began working at WNYW (Fox NY, Channel 5) in 2007 as the weekend evening sports anchor and fill-in host of 'Good Day New York. Adler was also the co-host of 'Sports Extra'. She served as the field reporter for the New York Giants' pre and post game shows at the station and covered the Giants' remarkable run and subsequent win of Super Bowl 42, serving as the field reporter from location, including the Giants' win over the Green Bay Packers, live from the 'Frozen Tundra'. Adler was the traveling reporter for the New York Jets games airing on MY9 (sister station of WNYW).

While at Fox, Adler covered the Yankees' 2009 World Series Championship, the MLB All Star Game, and served as the host for the New York City Triathlon in 2008 and 2009. Adler also made appearances on the Fox Business Network. While in New York, Adler hosted 'Brazilian Day' in front of an audience surpassing one million people, stretching across 6th Avenue and 42nd street to Central Park. She left Fox in March 2010.

NBC LA (KNBC) and Los Angeles Lakers

In March, 2010, it was announced that Adler was leaving WNYW to join KNBC in Los Angeles as the weekend co-anchor of 'Today in LA' weekend edition and new reporter for 'Today in LA' weekdays. Adler also hosted the weekly sports segment for 'Prime Time News LA.' Adler also made appearances on MSNBC. While in Los Angeles, Adler hosted the Lakers' pre and post game show for the 2012-2013 season. The pre and post game shows aired on the same network where the games were broadcast,[2]Time Warner Cable SportsNet. She hosted the pre and post game shows with NBA icons, James Worthy, Robert Horry, and Kurt Rambis. Adler also hosted 'Access SportsNet,' a nightly live hour show dedicated to sports in Southern California.

CW New York (WPIX, Pix11 News)

In March, 2014, it was announced that Adler was returning to New York as the sports anchor for[3]Pix11 News. She currently serves as hosts 'PIX 11 Sports Desk'.'Since her time at Pix 11, Adler has landed exclusive interviews with [4]Magic Johnson, Alex Rodriguez, Keith Hernandez, Eli Manning,[5] and just about every big name in sports.[6] Adler serves as host of the Yankee Pre-Game Shows airing on the network.

Adler made her film debut with a Cameo appearance in 'Fast Five' starring the Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson.

Charitable work

Adler works with[7] The World of Children's Award. Served as host of their Inaugural Golf Fundraiser honoring New York Giants, Steve Weatherford. Adler also works with the Children's Health Fund. Presenting at the charity's annual fundraiser with actress, Julianne Moore and journalist, Jane Pauley.

References

  1. ^ "Andy Adler Named PIX11 Morning News Entertainment Reporter & Sports Anchor". March 12, 2014.
  2. ^ Barmash, Jerry (May 10, 2012). "Andy Adler, Former WNYW Sports Reporter, Joins Lakers Broadcast Team". FishbowlNY.
  3. ^ "Adler To Cover Entertainment, Sports For WPIX". NewsCheckMedia. March 12, 2014 – via TVNewsCheck.
  4. ^ Adler, Andy (Dec 11, 2014). "Magic Johnson Opens Up About The Eric Garner Case" – via WPIX.
  5. ^ "PIX11's Andy Adler sat down with quarterback Eli Manning to get an update on his injured ankle" – via PIX11.
  6. ^ "PIX11 BIO". WPIX.
  7. ^ "Anchor Andy Adler is the Master of Ceremonies the 2015 Summer Classic". World of Children. June 15, 2015. Archived from the original on July 7, 2015.

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