Kenny Albert

Kenny Albert

One of the most versatile sports broadcasters in the country, Kenny Albert has become a fixture in the New York Rangers radio booth calling the play-by-play action since 1995. Albert, who has called all four major sports during his professional career, has described the action for over 1,000 professional hockey games over the last two decades. Albert has also been an announcer for FOX Sports since 1994. He was named one of the network’s original NFL play-by-play broadcasters when FOX acquired the rights to the National Football Conference in 1994. He has also been calling Major League Baseball on various FOX networks for over a decade including the last seven seasons on the Saturday Game of the Week.

During the 2002 Winter Olympic Games, Albert and Joe Micheletti called 23 hockey games in 13 days for NBC, including the men’s quarterfinal matchup between Russia and the Czech Republic, and the women’s gold medal game featuring the USA and Canada. Albert returned to NBC for the 2006 Winter Games in Turin, Italy, calling 17 men’s and women’s contests. Albert also called five seasons of the NHL on FOX (1995-99). Albert graduated from New York University in 1990. He lives in New Jersey with wife Barbara, and daughters Amanda and Sydney.

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  • This broadcast is a favorite legacy show that we produced under our old name Travel'n On and before rebranding as WORLD FOOTPRINTS. Today we'll talk to Kenny Albert. Attention sports fans, all-American sportscaster, Kenny Albert, son of famed sportscaster Marv Albert, will join Travel'n On to discuss his travels around the country with the NFL and the Olympics. On October 25, 2009, Albert hosted the New York Yankees' locker room celebration after they won the American League Championship Series that evening after calling the play-by-play of the Minnesota Vikings vs. Pittsburgh Steelers NFL game for Fox. He called the play-by-play for the New York Knicks' season-opening game on MSG Network on October 28. The following night, he broadcast a Rangers game on the radio. Jim Robson, the play-by-play announcer for the Vancouver Canucks, was his hero in addition to his father Marv Albert. Growing up in Sands Point, Albert covered [...]