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Cassie Schmidt
Twitter Handle @casschmidtt
Cassie Schmidt joined Service Electric in May of 2017, right after graduating from Kutztown University with a Degree in Electronic Media. She works as a Sports Reporter for the Lehigh Valley Sports Scene show. 

She grew up in Whitehall, PA and attended Whitehall High School. She played all four years on the Kutztown University Women's soccer team and has played sports all of her life (her favorite: soccer) which eventually grew into a passion of sports reporting. 

Cassie has a younger brother and sister and two loving parents. In her free time she enjoys working out, playing with her two puppies and watching/rooting for all Philadelphia sports!
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Doug Heater
Twitter Handle Heatwave42
Doug became a full-time employee at TV2 Sports in January 2005, after working part time as a football and wrestling analyst since 1997. He grew up in New Jersey and moved to Easton, Pennsylvania in 1992, where he began to fully understand the passion of local sports in the Keystone State.

Doug became the Field Reporter and pregame show co-host of IronPigs baseball in 2010. He is also the pregame show co-host along with intermission host of Service Electric’s Lehigh Valley Phantoms coverage, since it’s inception in 2014. Doug has interviewed numerous baseball players who have come up through the minor league systems, with his interviews of Nick Swisher and Brandon Moss being his all-time favorites. Dave “The Hammer” Schultz ranks right up there on the hockey side.
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Erica Rose
Twitter Handle EricaRoseTV2
Erica joined TV2 in the summer of 2009 as an intern right out of Widener University, where she earned a degree in Broadcasting. She was then hired in the fall and has been a part of the TV2 crew ever since.  Erica has covered Velodrome, The Sportsfest Preview show, and has hosted Trackside with Marty Nothstein; along with covering various sporting events for Lehigh Valley Sports Scene. 

In 2014, Erica became a mom for the first time and has since cut back her hours to spend as much time with her husband and two children, Tommy and Audrey.
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Gwen Begley
Gwen Begley joined Service Electric TV2 in August of 2014, after earning a degree in Sports Journalism from Temple University in May of 2014. She serves as a Multimedia Journalist and can be seen covering a wide range of sports for Lehigh Valley Sports Scene. She has also done sideline reporting for the MiLB Reading Fightin’ Phils as well as the United Soccer League (USL) Bethlehem Steel FC.

While Gwen is not covering sports, you can likely catch her at various other sporting events. Her favorites are ice hockey and baseball, growing up with a love for the Pittsburgh Penguins and the Philadelphia Phillies.
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Jenna Kovalsky
Jenna Kovalsky joined the TV2 team in the beginning of September 2017. She graduated from Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania in May of 2017 with a Bachelor's degree in Mass Communications and a minor in Business Management. At Bloomsburg, she was the sideline reporter for the football, basketball, wrestling and field hockey programs. From there, she interned at WFMZ Channel 69 with their sports team.

She grew up in Belvidere NJ and graduated from Belvidere High School where she played basketball and soccer. Jenna has two extremely supportive parents along with two brothers and two sisters. If she's not at the gym or walking her yellow lab Brady, you can find her at the beach or hanging out with her friends! While growing up, Jenna's dad always had the UCONN women's basketball games on where Jenna became a big Huskies and Geno fan!  
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Kristi Fulkerson
Twitter Handle kfulk3
Kristi joined the TV2 Sports team full-time in January 2013. She wears many hats for SECTV, working as a reporter, anchor, producer, editor and videographer. Kristi primarily covers the Lehigh Valley Phantoms hockey team, while also keeping up with the IronPigs, Steelhawks and several local high school and college sports teams. Kristi was part of the 2016 Emmy Award-winning (dream) team for the ‘Behind the Scenes of an IronPigs Broadcast’ feature story.

A native of Towanda, Pennsylvania, Kristi is married with two babies (one son & one puppy!). She loves the NY Giants (sorry, Eagles fans!), coffee, and spending time with family and friends!
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Leah Kocse
Leah joined the Service Electric Cable TV team soon after graduating from Pennsylvania State University in 1999 and has been at SECTV ever since. Her career began in 2000 as a News Reporter, where she learned everything there is to know about broadcasting from the ground up

While she continues to enjoy working at Service Electric, Leah also enjoys her time with her husband Al and their three children. When she is not out covering games, you can find Leah cheering on her kids from the sidelines as well as helping out with the P.T.O. at their elementary school. 
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Meghan Caffrey
Twitter Handle m_camillee
Meghan Caffrey joined the Sports Scene team as a Reporter in October of 2016, and comes from an athletic family. Growing up in New Jersey, the third of four kids, Meghan was constantly on the sidelines of her older siblings’ soccer, basketball, baseball, and football games. A dancer herself, though she did try her hand at basketball, Meghan’s passion for sports grew from the sidelines. Sunday afternoons spent with her dad, hammering him with questions as the Giants went to work on TV, was where Meghan learned that she could make this love and interest of a game into a career.

Meghan loves to meet new people and chat, so feel free to reach out to her with a story idea or just to say hello! (Or even send her your favorite smoothie recipe or a “must go” workout class recommendation in the Valley!)
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Mike Zambelli
Mike joined the Service Electric sports team in 1988. Serving as a Color Analyst for both football and basketball. His duties expanded when he was named Sports Director in 1994. He’s served as the Play-by-Play Announcer for high school, college and local professional sports teams, including the Lehigh Valley Iron Pigs. He’s served as host on Lehigh Valley Sports Scene preview shows for state basketball and football championships as well as The Mike Zambelli Show.

Mike has been nominated for three Mid Atlantic Emmy Awards and is a member of The Dieruff High School Wall of Fame, the Lehigh Valley Golf Hall of Fame, Lehigh Valley Football Hall of Fame, the VIA All Star Basketball Hall of Fame and was the distinguished alumni for the McDonald’s All-Star Football Classic in 2002.
Mike is married to wife Susan, he has three children and three grandchildren.
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Steve Degler
Steve Degler joined Service Electric in 2009. He serves as the Play-by-Play Announcer for TV2 Sports coverage of the Lehigh Valley Phantoms, Reading Fightin Phils and Lehigh University football. He is also the Color Analyst on Lehigh Valley IronPigs broadcasts.

Prior to his time with Service Electric, Degler was the radio announcer for the Reading Phillies for 17 seasons. He has also been a member of the La Salle University Basketball Radio Network for 20 seasons.
Steve is a graduate of Hamburg Area High School and Kutztown University. He and his wife, Karen, are the parents of two daughters, Sarah and Hannah.
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Thomas Meikrantz
Thomas J. Meikrantz was born in Allentown and began his employment at
 Service Electric Cable in October 1991. Meikrantz was hired as a news
 reporter and substitute news and sports anchor. 
 Prior to joining Service Electric, Meikrantz was the Sports Director at
 WJHL-TV, a CBS affiliate in Johnson City, TN from 1984 to 1990. He began his television career at WFMZ-TV in 1979 both behind and in front of the camera, 
eventually serving as Sports Director.

Meikrantz attended Penn State University, where he graduated with a degree in 
Broadcast Journalism. He is a 1975 graduate of William Allen High School.

Meikrantz is married to the former Peggy L. Holland. They have two 
children, a son Corey who attends West Chester University and a daughter
 Caylin, who will attends Elon University.