The MLB Network announced today that is has hired former NESN Red Sox reporter Heidi Watney.
Watney spent 2008-2011 as NESN’s on-field reporter for Red Sox baseball. Most recently Watney covered the Los Angeles Galaxy for Time Warner Cable SportsNet in Los Angeles. Watney also worked as a sports anchor and host for KMPH-TV and KFIG-AM radio in Fresno, California.
“I’m extremely excited to return to baseball by joining MLB Network’s on-air talent lineup. Baseball is a true passion of mine and I’m looking forward to covering all 30 MLB clubs 365 days a year,” said Watney.
Watney will make her debut as a studio host and reporter for the network in January.