Erika Wachter joins the MSG Networks broadcast team for the 2018-19 season in the role as host for New Jersey Devils telecasts.
A New Jersey native, Wachter comes to MSG Networks after working the last two years as a sports reporter and host for FOX 5 New York, winning a 2018 New York Emmy award in the category Health/Science: Program/Special.
Wachter previously held on-air positions for various local stations including NESN in Boston and CPTV in Connecticut. From 2014-2015, she served as the sports reporter for the University of Connecticut covering Huskies football, men’s hockey and men/women’s basketball. She began her career as a production assistant at ESPN.
Wachter is from Egg Harbor Township, New Jersey and attributes her success to her education at the prestigious S.I. Newhouse School of Communications at Syracuse University. She graduated Summa cum laude, with a major in Broadcast Journalism and a double minor in Marketing Management and Psychology.
While at Syracuse, Wachter played four years on the varsity field hockey team.