MBN Staff

Chris Rogers (@crogers_95)

chris2015 cropped headshotDirector of Media

Chris is a senior journalism major at the University of Maryland. As the Director of Media, he oversees the written content on the Maryland Baseball Network website, as well as the social media accounts. In addition to working for MBN, he has written for Stories Beneath the Shell and WMUC Sports, during his time in College Park, covering sports from football to field hockey, and everything in between. He has also spent three summers with the Bethesda Big Train of the Cal Ripken Collegiate Baseball League. You can contact Chris at crogerss@terpmail.umd.edu.

Justin Gallanty (@JustinGallanty)

Director of Broadcasting

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Justin is a junior broadcast journalism major at the University of Maryland entering his second season with the Maryland Baseball Network. While at Maryland, he has broadcast eight different sports on WMUC Sports and the Big Ten Network’s BTN Student U Productions. This summer he is a broadcaster for the Burlington Royals. In the past he has broadcast for the Bourne Braves and Ocean State Waves. You can contact Justin at jgallanty@gmail.com.

Michaela Johnson (@mjohnson262)

mjSenior Writer, Photographer

Michaela is a senior broadcast journalism major entering her third season with Maryland Baseball Network. She has covered Maryland soccer and basketball for WMUC Sports, and currently works for Comcast SportsNet Mid-Atlantic. She also spent a summer as a broadcast and marketing intern for the Southern Maryland Blue Crabs of the Atlantic League. You can contact Michaela at mjohns55@terpmail.umd.edu.

Liam Beatus (@NotLiamBeatus)

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Liam is an aspiring sports journalist who has covered Maryland football, men’s and women’s basketball, field hockey, men’s soccer, women’s soccer and softball for a handful of publications. He is currently writing for campusrush.com, and for The Diamondback’s Terps Watch. This is Liam’s second season with the Maryland Baseball Network. You can contact Liam at liambeatus@gmail.com.

Alex Littlehales (@a_littletails)

alex-littlehalesBroadcaster, Videographer

Alex is a senior broadcast journalism major at the University of Maryland. In the summer of 2016, he covered the Cleveland Indians for Scout.com’s Indians Baseball Insider as an intern in New York.  During his time at the University of Maryland, Alex has called men’s soccer, women’s basketball and men’s lacrosse for WMUC Sports. Alex writes for SB Nation’s Testudo Times, and does work with Capital News Service TV and the Big Ten Network. You can contact Alex at alittlehills@gmail.com.

Jarred Belman (@JarredBelman)
wnrPUUXc_400x400Broadcaster

Jarred is a junior broadcast journalism major entering his first season for the Maryland Baseball Network. In his time in the broadcast booth, he has called 10 different sports across multiple platforms including the on campus student radio station, WMUC Sports, and Big Ten Network’s Student U Productions. You can contact him at: jbelman2@gmail.com.

Joe Catapano (@JoeCatapano_)

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Joe is a junior multiplatform journalism major at the University of Maryland. The Stratford, Ct., native is entering his second season with the Maryland Baseball Network. He spent last summer as the Public Relations and Media Director for the Bristol Blues, a Connecticut-based team in the Futures Collegiate Baseball League. In addition to Maryland baseball, Joe has covered men’s soccer, women’s soccer and men’s basketball for publications such as Testudo Times and WMUC Sports. You can contact Joe at catapano@terpmail.umd.edu.

Amy Jennings (@AmyJennings24)

Amy Jennings-Headshot.jpgWriter

Amy is a junior broadcast journalism major at the University of Maryland and an aspiring sports reporter. She spent this past summer as an intern with the Hagerstown Suns, both covering games and contributing on the air. You can reach Amy at ajennin2@terpmail.umd.edu.

Connor Newcomb (@ConnorNewcomb_)

fullsizerender-2Broadcaster, Writer

Connor is a junior journalism major at the University of Maryland and is entering his second season as a play-by-play broadcaster for the Maryland Baseball Network. He has also called games in multiple other sports for BTN Student U and WMUC Sports. Connor spent last summer as the voice of the Baltimore Dodgers and will spend this upcoming summer as the play-by-play voice of the Baltimore Redbirds. You can contact Connor at connor.newcomb123@gmail.com.

Noah Gross (@noah_gross27)

Broadcaster, Videographer
Noah is a sophomore broadcast journalism major at the University of Maryland from Cleveland, Ohio. He co-founded What the Sports, and is also involved with The Left Bench, WMUC Sports and Big Ten Network Student U. You can contact Noah at gross.noah27@gmail.com.

Ryan Kamber (@RyanKamber)

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Ryan is a sophomore journalism major at the University of Maryland. He is currently a talk-show host and women’s soccer broadcaster for WMUC Sports. In high school, two of his video pieces were recognized at the Best of High School Journalism Awards at Long Island University and Long Island Press High School Journalism Awards. You can contact Ryan at ryankamber9@gmail.com.

Joe Malfa (@MalfaJ98)

161017_img_0197Broadcaster, Writer

Joe is a sophomore broadcast journalism major at the University of Maryland entering his second season with Maryland Baseball Network. He also broadcasts men’s and women’s soccer, basketball and lacrosse for WMUC Sports, serves as a videographer for the University of Maryland football team, contributes to Turn On the Jets, and interns at NBC4 Washington in the sports department. You can contact Joe at  malfaj98@gmail.com.

Max Marcilla (@MaxMarcilla98)

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Max is a sophomore broadcast journalism major at the University of Maryland entering his first season with Maryland Baseball Network. He is a reporter for WMUC Sports, an editor for The Left Bench, and the co-owner of New York Jet Fuel, a site dedicated to covering the New York Jets. You can contact Max at mmarcilla98@gmail.com.

Zach Solon (@ZachSolon)

Broadcaster

Zach is a freshman journalism major at the University of Maryland. Previously, Zach has coached little league baseball in his hometown of Montvale, New Jersey. In addition to MBN, Zach is also a reporter for The Left Bench and a broadcaster for WMUC Sports. You can contact Zach at zsolon@terpmail.umd.edu.

Sean Montiel (@seannymac211)

Writer, Broadcaster

Sean is a multi-platform journalism major at the University of Maryland and is entering his first baseball season with MBN. He plans to write and broadcast during the spring, to go along with his writing coverage at Testudo Times and What the Sports and his broadcasting with Big Ten Network. Sean can be contacted at seanmmontiel@gmail.com.

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