2001 Alumni Hall of Fame Honoree

Journalism, Public Relations and Advertising, 1964

WYSP’s Voice of the Philadelphia Eagles

Sportscaster Merrill Reese has been the “Voice of the Philadelphia Eagles” for over 20 years. Throughout his career, he has also handled play-by-play commentary for ESPN’s award-winning series NFL Dream Season, Madison Square Garden Television, and Big 5 basketball. Rees has been named Pennsylvania Sportscaster of the Year by the National Association of Sportscasters and Sportswriters, was inducted into the Pennsylvania Sports Hall of Fame, and was selected by Philadelphia magazine as Philadelphia’s “Best Sportscaster.” Reese’s 1998 autobiography Merrill Reese: “It’s Good” was a bestseller.