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Chris Rosato Jr.

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Chris Rosato Jr.

Events and Marketing Manager

Email: [email protected]

In March 2022, Chris Rosato Jr. was named the events and marketing manager of the Erie Sports Commission. He has worked with the Erie Sports Commission in various capacities since 2019, when he started as a marketing and communications intern. After graduating from Edinboro University of Pennsylvania in the spring of 2019, he worked with the organization as a part-time special projects assistant.

Originally from Southern California, Rosato Jr. moved to Erie in 2017 to complete his Bachelor of Science degree in Journalism and Public Relations at Edinboro, where he served as the sports editor of The Spectator, Edinboro’s student-run campus newspaper, for three semesters. Since graduating, he has worked as a freelance public address and play-by-play announcer for various events throughout Erie County.

Before re-joining the Erie Sports Commission, he worked in Mercyhurst University’s athletic communications office, where he was responsible for updating the athletics website with statistics, schedule updates and game previews and recaps for six sports. He also served as the play-by-play broadcaster and media relations manager of the Yakima Valley Pippins, a summer collegiate baseball team in Yakima, Washington, for two seasons.

Rosato Jr. has been a PIAA interscholastic sports official for baseball and football since 2019, and serves on the Erie County Football Officials Association’s Scholarship Committee. He lives in Erie with his wife, a chemist.