WEST LONG BRANCH – Monmouth University football play-by-play announcer and basketball color analyst Matt Harmon has been named National Sportscasters and Sportswriters Association New Jersey Sportscaster of the Year.
This year, Harmon and Tom Williams of Prime Events tied for the NJ Sportscaster of the Year award.
Harmon has served as MU’s play-by-play announcer for football on The Shore Sports Network (1160 AM/1310 AM) for four years, but has been doing high school football play-by-play announcing on SSN for 16 years. He is also the color analyst for the Hawks men’s basketball program. This year marks the fourth time that Matt has won the award.
As a full-time faculty member in the communication department, Harmon teaches classes about announcing, media ethics, public speaking, sports broadcasting, history of sports and media, performance in radio and issues in sports media.