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Charter TV3 Sports Team
Kevin Shea, Sports Director/Sports Anchor
Kevin Shea has been the Sports Director at Charter TV3 for twelve years. A few years after graduating from Bentley College with a Bachelor's degree in Business Communications, Shea changed career paths to work as a Sports Anchor at Cape 11 News in Yarmouth, MA. He started working at Charter TV3 (formerly WGMC-TV3) in 1997 as a Sports Director and Sports Anchor. His duties in sports are far from limited. On a daily basis, Shea shoots, writes and edits sports stories for Worcester News Tonight and anchors the show's sports segment. He is also the play-by-play announcer for Charter TV3's coverage of high school and Holy Cross football, high school and Holy Cross basketball, Worcester Tornadoes baseball, Give Kids a Fighting Chance Charity Boxing Night and is the analyst for Worcester Sharks hockey. Kevin also co-hosts the Friday Night Football Frenzy. Shea has won multiple awards for his efforts. Most recently, he has won a Telly Award for his work on Edwin Rodriguez: The Making of a Champion and a First Place NECTA Award for his work on the Friday Night Football Frenzy.
Shea was a standout quarterback at Acton-Boxborough High School and a standout lacrosse player in high school and at Bentley College. He grew up in Acton, MA and lives in Worcester.
Andy Lacombe, News Supervisor/Sports Anchor
Andy Lacombe joined the former Newswatch 3 (now Worcester News Tonight) in December of 2000 as an Assignment Desk Editor and Health/Sciences Reporter. Throughout his tenure, he has filled the roles of News Producer, News Anchor, Show Host, and General Assignment Reporter. Andy is now the News Supervisor and a Sports Anchor. He co-hosts the Friday Night Football Frenzy and also serves as the play-by-play/color analyst for TV3's broadcasts of Worcester Tornadoes baseball, Holy Cross football, and the High School Football Game of the Week. He is a ten-time winner of the NECTA Public Service Awards and a three-time winner of the Telly Awards. Andy has most recently been awarded a Telly Award for his work on Edwin Rodriguez: The Making of a Champion and a First Place NECTA Award for his work on the Friday Night Football Frenzy.
He is a lifelong resident of Central Massachusetts, attending Auburn High School prior to earning a Bachelor's degree in Political Science from Providence College and later a Master's degree in Broadcast Journalism from Syracuse University. He previously worked as a Sports Correspondent for One-on-One Sports radio covering Syracuse Orange Football. He worked as a political reporter covering the 2000 New Hampshire Primary for WGHT radio in northern New Jersey. Andy lives in Worcester with his wife Elizabeth.