Meghan McPeak Joins TSN 1050 Toronto as New Toronto Raptors Studio Host
— September 30, 2016
– Play-by-play commentator for Raptors 905 joins TSN’s industry-leading NBA broadcast team –
– McPeak hosts TSN 1050’s live coverage of the Raptors throughout the season, beginning with the team’s first pre-season game against the Golden State Warriors tomorrow (Saturday, Oct. 1) –
TORONTO (September 30, 2016) – TSN today announced that Meghan McPeak is joining TSN 1050 Radio in Toronto as a studio host for the station’s live radio coverage of the Toronto Raptors.
McPeak joins TSN 1050, the Raptors’ official radio broadcaster, to host pre-game, intermission, and post-game coverage alongside analyst Duane Watson. TSN 1050 kicks off the new Toronto Raptors season with the team’s first pre-season game as they face off against Stephen Curry, Kevin Durant, and the new-look Golden State Warriors tomorrow(Saturday, Oct. 1) at 6:30 p.m. ET on TSN 1050 Radio in Toronto.
"I’m thrilled to join TSN 1050’s great team to break down the Toronto Raptors from pre-season to playoffs,” said McPeak. “The Raptors are a captivating team in contention for a championship, and I can’t wait to discuss the new season every step of the way.”
“Meghan is a talented broadcaster who brings a fresh new perspective to TSN 1050’s basketball coverage,” said Jeff MacDonald, Program Director, TSN Radio 1050 in Toronto. “Her enthusiasm and informed analysis will make an immediate impact on our comprehensive coverage of the Toronto Raptors.”
McPeak also serves as NBA TV Canada’s play-by-play commentator for the Raptors 905, the NBA Development League affiliate team of the Toronto Raptors. McPeak made history with the team during the 2015-16 season, becoming the first female play-by-play commentator in the NBA’s D-League.
Prior to joining Raptors 905, McPeak served as play-by-play commentator for the Orangeville A’s (formerly Brampton) of the NBL Canada for two seasons, and handled play-by-play and colour commentary for McMaster University’s men’s and women’s basketball teams for four seasons. She has also guest hosted TSN Radio 1050 Toronto’s 1-ON-1 with Duane Watson and Will Strickland, contributed to TSN.ca’s Three Man Weave blog, and appeared as a guest analyst on Bell TV’s OPEN GYM: FAST BREAK, and NBA TV Canada’s The Hangout. A Hamilton native, McPeak is a graduate of Humber’s Radio Broadcasting program, where she also competed as a varsity basketball player.
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