Who is Scott Franzke?
Scott Franzke is an American sports journalist. He is best known as the radio play-by-play voice of the Philadelphia Phillies. He is a native of Dallas, Texas but currently lives in Gladwyne, Philadelphia.
Scott made his Phillies debut in 2006 when he was hired to host the team’s radio pre-and post-game shows and to provide play-by-play during the middle innings. He received the National Sportscasters and Sports Writers Association’s Pennsylvania Sportscaster of the Year Award in 2010 and 2015, respectively.
Scott Franzke Age
Franzke is 50 years old as of 2022. He was born on March 6, 1972, in Dallas, Texas.
Scott Franzke Height
Franzke stands at an average height of 5 feet 7 inches.
Scott Franzke Education
Franzke graduated in 1994 from Southern Methodist University with a degree in broadcast journalism.
Scott Franzke Wife
Franzke is married to Lori Franzke. They are blessed with a son named Gus and twin daughters named Loretta and June. Scott and his family live in Gladwyne, Philadelphia.
Scott Franzke Salary
Franzke earns an average salary of $79,738. He works as the radio play-by-play voice of the Philadelphia Phillies.
Scott Franzke’s Net Worth
Franzke has an estimated net worth of $1.4 million. He has generated his income from his career as a journalist.
Scott Franzke Philadelphia Phillies
Scott made his Phillies debut in 2006, serving as the team’s pre- and post-game presenter and providing radio play-by-play during the middle innings. He worked in conjunction with Larry Andersen as the primary play-by-play announcer for Phillies radio broadcasts in 2007.
The pair received recognition at the Philadelphia A.I.R. (Achievement in Radio) Awards, taking home the trophy for the best live sports event coverage in both 2007 and 2008. They also won the 2017 Bill Campbell Award from the Philadelphia Sports Writers Association for outstanding local broadcasting.
Scott started his radio career hosting talk shows for Prime Sports Radio, a Dallas-based national all-sports radio network.
Before taking on the role of the announcer for the Kane County Cougars, a single-A club of the Florida Marlins, he spent two seasons (1997–98) working as the part-time pre- and postgame announcer for his native Texas Rangers (1999-2001). Scott worked as a sports reporter for Sporting News Radio during the 2000 Summer Olympics in Sydney, Australia.
During his second stint with the Rangers, which lasted four years (2002-05), he worked as a full-time studio host for the pre-and postgame shows as well as a stand-in play-by-play announcer. For this work, he was honored with the 2003 Katie Award for Best Radio Play-by-Play Sportscast from the Press Club of Dallas.
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Where is Scott Franzke from?
Franzke is a native of Dallas, Texas. He celebrates his birthday on the 6th of March every year.
Is Scott Married?
Yes! Scott is a married man and he has a beautiful family. He and his wife, Lori have three children together.
Which College Did Scott Attend?
Scott was a student at Southern Methodist University where he received a degree in broadcast journalism.