May 21, 2024


Life has been hectic currently for Morey Hershgordon, in all good methods.

Hershgordon, who was beforehand at WPRI in Windfall, has been employed because the lead sports activities anchor at Channel 7. The place opened when longtime anchor Joe Amorosino stepped down on the finish of June to concentrate on household and enterprise pursuits.

Phrase of Hershgordon’s hiring arrives only a few days after an excellent larger occasion in his life. Final weekend he married Sierra Goodwill, a fellow native media persona who presently hosts “The Drift” on NESN.

“It’s been a whirlwind, however I’m thrilled,” stated Hershgordon, who’s presently on his honeymoon in Italy, along with his first day at Channel 7 scheduled for Sept. 7. “From the work perspective, it’s extremely thrilling to be going to one of many 13 cities within the nation which have 4 main professional sports activities groups.

“There undoubtedly has been loads occurring. I wouldn’t be capable to do it with out my spouse. She’s been unimaginable, particularly letting me be on the cellphone throughout the honeymoon as a lot as I’ve the 24-48 hours.

“She is my engine, the reviser, the confidant, all the things. It’s unbelievable to begin a life collectively, to get married and take this unimaginable alternative too. I’m so honored and appreciative for all the things.”

Hershgordon, 28, is a Quinnipiac graduate who spent practically six years at WPRI. So the Boston sports activities scene is already acquainted.

“I’m very used to protecting sports activities in Boston and New England,” he stated. “I’ve been fortunate sufficient to cowl all 4 of the large championships in my time in Windfall and now I’m simply prepared for the following chapter.

“That was a part of my pitch, truly. Once I was up there [to interview], I stated, ‘I’m just about going to be doing the identical job. It’ll simply be with a special mike flag and extra folks watching.’ ”

Hershgordon praised previous and current Channel 7 sports activities personnel, together with Amorosino, sports activities reporters Trey Daerr and Chelsi McDonald, and videographer Greg Glass.

“The entire division has all the time been top-notch,’’ stated Hershgordon, who famous that Amorosino additionally labored at WPRI earlier than coming to the Boston market.

“It’s sort of cool that they, unintentionally or deliberately, went again to that Windfall pipeline. Hopefully I can have half the profession that Joe did.”