Two former St. Cloud Rox staffers were selected on an impressive list consisting of up-and-coming sportscasters in the country.
Katie Emmer, who was the Rox sideline reporter in 2017, and Zack Fisch, who was a Rox play-by-play broadcaster in 2012, were both named to the 2018 Top 30 Sportscasters Under 30 list, which is a list put together by Sportscasters Talent Agency of America.
Katie Emmer interviewing Drew Avans after a Rox win in 2017.
Emmer, a St. Cloud State graduate, is currently working for Fox Sports North in Minneapolis as a reporter and on-air talent. In 2018, she was selected as the recipient of the Jim Nantz Award, which is awarded to the nation’s most outstanding collegiate sports broadcaster.
Fisch before making his NHL broadcast debut in February for the Washington Capitals.
Fisch, also a St. Cloud State graduate, is currently the Manager of Media Relations and Broadcasting for the Hershey Bears in the American Hockey League. After his time with the Rox and before joining the Bears, Fisch spent time as the Director of Broadcasting and Media Relations with the USHL’s Dubuque Fighting Saints and as the Director of Communications and Broadcasting for the ECHL’s South Carolina Stingrays.
The list put together by Sportscasters Talent Agency of America includes various up-and-coming TV and radio broadcasters, reporters and anchors from around the country who are under the age of 30, with some notable names from ESPN, NBC, CBS, TNT, NHL Network, MLB Network, NFL Network and more.
To view the entire 2018 Top 30 Sportscasters Under 30 list, click here.
The Rox will open their eighth season of Northwoods League baseball in 2019. For more information regarding this release, season tickets and partial season ticket packages for the 2019 season, please contact the Rox front office at 320-240-9798 or visit www.stcloudrox.com.
The St. Cloud Rox are a member of the finest developmental league for elite college baseball players, the Northwoods League. The Northwoods League is the largest organized baseball league in the world with 20 teams, drawing significantly more fans, in a friendly ballpark experience, than any league of its kind. A valuable training ground for coaches, umpires and front office staff, over 200 former Northwoods League players have advanced to Major League Baseball, including three-time Cy Young Award winner Max Scherzer (WAS), two-time World Series Champions Ben Zobrist (CHC) and Brandon Crawford (SFG) and MLB All-Stars Chris Sale (BOS), Jordan Zimmermann (DET) and Curtis Granderson (TOR). All league games are viewable live via the Northwoods League portal. For more information, visit www.stcloudrox.com or download the new Northwoods League Mobile App on the Apple App Store or on Google Play and set the Rox as your favorite team.