Bridgette Proulx is a New England based sports broadcaster and producer.
Proulx is a graduate of the University of Massachusetts Amherst with a bachelor’s degree in Journalism and Sport Management. Proulx will be the play-by-play voice of Yale women’s hockey for the 2019-20 season on ESPN +. She is also a Red Sox and talk show producer at WEEI 93.7 FM in Boston.
At UMass Amherst, Proulx was the Sports Production Director of the school’s radio station 91.1 WMUA. Proulx became the first female to provide play-by-play for a sports broadcast in the station’s history. She provided three years of reporting and color commentary for UMass men's and women's basketball, football, hockey, and baseball. Proulx was a primary play-by-play announcer for UMass women's basketball games and UMass men's hockey games in 2015 and 2016.
She is the 2016 recipient of the Andrienne Matt Women in Sports Journalism Scholarship.
In college Proulx interned in the sports department of the television station Boston 25 where she interviewed professional athletes, helped edit and produce sports packages for nightly news broadcasts, and wrote local sports stories for the Boston 25 website.
After graduating, she became an anchor for IMG Radio, hosting pregame, intermission, and post-game segments for Boston College football, basketball, and hockey broadcasts on the Boston College IMG Sports Network. She stayed on for another year as a host, reporter, and producer of Central Michigan University football and basketball on the Chippewa Sports Network and Miami University hockey on the Miami IMG Sports Network.
Bridgette became the first ever female Red Sox producer on 93.7 WEEI when she was hired to the station in 2018. She remains a producer of Red Sox broadcasts on 93.7 WEEI, the flagship station of the Boston Red Sox. Proulx also produces and appears on sports talk shows for the station such as "Red Sox Review" and "Sunday Skate".
Outside of WEEI, Proulx continues as a freelance reporter and color commentator for Miami University hockey. She appears on the reoccurring segment "RedHawks NHL Update," reporting on the progress of Miami alumni in the NHL.
She was the voice of Providence College Women's Hockey, providing play-by-play for the Friars telecasts during the 2019 Women's Hockey East Tournament.
Body of Work
Bridgette is the full-time play-by-play broadcaster for Yale women’s hockey on ESPN. Proulx was also hired to fill in as a play-by-play broadcaster for Yale men’s hockey on ESPN, St. Lawrence men’s hockey on WLFK 95.3, and PC women’s hockey on CBS All-Access. She is a regular color commentator for PC men’s hockey from Learfield IMG College and on the Miami University men's hockey broadcast.
In 2019, Proulx served as the play-by-play voice of the PC Friars in the quarterfinal round of the 2019 Women's Hockey East Tournament for the Friars All-Access telecast on FloSports.
Providence College vs Merrimack, Women's Hockey East Quarterfinals, Game 2 (March 2, 2019)
Bridgette broadcasted and produced over 200 UMass sporting events for 91.1 WMUA. She was the primary play-by-play voice of UMass men's hockey and UMass women's basketball in 2015-16.
Bridgette went on to anchor and produce pregame, intermission, and post-game reports on the Boston College IMG Sports Network in 2016-17.
In her 2nd year at IMG in the 2017-18 season, Proulx was a studio host on Central Michigan University football and men's basektball radio broadcasts. At that time, she also hosted and produced Miami University hockey games on the Miami IMG Sports Network.
Proulx took a position as a Red Sox Producer at WEEI, producing live game broadcasts during the Red Sox World Series winning 2018 season. Outside of baseball season she took on a role as a sports talk show producer for the station.
At WEEI, Proulx produces Red Sox radio broadcasts and talk shows such as "Red Sox Review" and "Sunday Skate" sometimes interviewing guests and analyzing Boston sports teams.
Bridgette continues to do freelance reporting and color commentary for Miami hockey broadcasts on the Miami IMG Sports Network.
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