Comcast Sportsnet Houston announces first on-air talent


Comcast SportsNet Houston announced yesterday that Kelli Johnson will serve as an anchor on the new network’s SportsNet Central. The new home of the Rockets and Astros launches on October 1 and Johnson is the first on-air personality to be announced. Johnson has been working for Comcast SportsNet Mid-Atlantic since 2004, covering the Washington Nationals and Redskins as well as the Baltimore Orioles.

CSN Houston’s News Director Doug Brown on the hiring of Johnson:

"Kelli’s hiring is another example of our commitment to being the region’s leading source for comprehensive regional sports coverage. Kelli is an experienced, versatile sports reporter who will provide the type of in-depth reporting that fans have been demanding."

Johnson is a graduate of the University of Idaho where she was a four-year starter on the school’s basketball team. You can follow her on Twitter @kjohnsoncsn. Please join us in welcoming Kelli to the Astros family.

CSN Houston will broadcast major college, high school, and professional sports from around the region. Their coverage of the Astros and Rockets promises to be top notch. To make sure you get CSN Houston click this link.