Ron Darling(left), Gary Cohen(center) and Keith Hernandez(right), affectionately known by Mets fans as Gary, Keith and Ron make up the Television broadcast trio for the Mets on SNY.
Television Broadcast Team
Gary Cohen: Play by Play announcer
Keith Hernandez: Color Commentator
Ron Darling: Color Commentator
Kevin Burkhardt: Field Reporter
Gary Cohen has been with the with the New York Mets organization for 25 seasons. He is currently and fifth season as the television voice of the Mets on SNY. He serves as the play-by-play-announcer for all SNY regular-season produced Mets telecasts. For 17 seasons Prior to joining SNY, Cohen was a member of the Mets WFAN Radio team.
Ron darling who was a member of the 1986 championship teams pitching staff and will enter his 9th season as part of the SNY broadcast team. Before he joined SNY in 2006 he called games for the Washington Nationals for the 2005 season. In the 2006 season, his 1st calling Mets games for SNY, he won a Emmy award for the best sports analyst in New York.
Keith Hernandez another member of the 1986 championship team and the first elected Mets captain in team history in 1987, also enters his 9th season with SNY. He joined the Mets in 1999 and began broadcasting games on television. Keith frequently contributes to the SNY.tv website as well as SNY’s sports and entertainment programs.
Kevin Burkhardt has served as the Mets field reporter for the past 7 seasons. He is also a frequent contributor to the SNY.tv website. During the off-season he is the host of “Mets Hot Stove” as well as other Mets related SNY sports programming. Prior to becoming the Mets field reporter, Kevin worked for WFAN since 2003 prior to becoming the Mets field reporter. He hosted weekend talk shows, did 20/20 flashes and served as the Jets beat reporter.
WFAN Radio (660 AM) New York Mets Radio Broadcast Team:
Howie Rose: Play by Play announcer
Josh Lewin: Color Commentator
Ed Coleman: Pre and Post game host
Ed Coleman or as he is lovingly referred to by Mets fans an just “Eddie C” has been the host of the pre and post game shows WFAN and the Mets for the last 16 years. He will sometimes team up with Wayne Hagin and Howie Rose on selected broadcasts and has been the Mets beat reporter since 1993. Ed joined WFAN when it began back in 1987 and still occasionally hosts programs such as “NFL in action”. In addition to his baseball career he has been the host of the summer Olympics in 1988 in South Korea and 1992 in Barcelona, as well as the 1994 winter games in Norway.
Howie Rose has been the play by play voice of the Mets since 2004, when he took over for the iconic Bob Murphy. Howie’s illustrious career brings many accolades with him. He won a Emmy award for his play by play of the 1994 Stanley Cup run by the New York Rangers, as well as with the islanders in 1998-1999 and again in 2004. He began work with the Mets as far back as 1987 where he hosted the pre-game and “Mets extra” shows on WFAN. In 1994 and 1995 he returned to host the pre-game and post-game shows for Mets games on WFAN Radio. During this time he also did play-by-play for selected games with Bob Murphy, Gary Cohen and Gary Thorne. His trademark call “put it in the books” puts a stamp on every Mets victory.