Rob Powers ’84 visited Holy Name to tour the television production studio in the Ferrante Library and Media Center. Rob is the lead sports anchor for WABC in New York City. In the media production course students have the opportunity to learn broadcast production skills.
Rob recently guest co-anchored the weekend edition of Good Morning America.
Follow Rob on Twitter @RobPowers7
Rob’s Bio from the WABC Web site
Rob Powers joined Channel 7’s Eyewitness News Team as weekend sports anchor in 2009, and took on the role of lead sports anchor in January, 2011.
Before coming to WABC-TV, Rob was the longtime Sports Director and 5:30 News Anchor at the ABC owned television station in Toledo, Ohio.
While there, when not anchoring sports, Rob spent time as the television play-by-play voice for University of Toledo football and basketball, as well as the Toledo Mud Hens.
Rob’s other television assignments were in Binghamton, New York and Indianapolis, Indiana.
Rob has been honored four times with the Emmy award for sportscasting in Ohio. He has also been recognized with numerous Associated Press Awards, including Ohio’s Best Sportscaster Award.