Emily Messina, 23, enters her first season in the broadcast booth with the Reading Fightin Phils. Messina also assists with public relations and graphic design. She spent her winter with the Melbourne Aces of the Australian Baseball League. There she was a voice of the team, working as a PA announcer and play-by-play and color commentator. Prior, Messina worked for the Cleveland Indians Advanced-A affiliate, the Lynchburg Hillcats, as their Press Box Manager and a part of the broadcast team. A Pennsylvania native, Messina began her career in the Athletic Department of The Catholic University of America.
Tyler Small, 21, joins the media relations team with the Reading Fightin Phils as an intern. As a junior at La Salle University, Small has worked as the play by play broadcaster for La Salle Athletics on ESPN+ for three years, and with the Sussex County Miners baseball team for a season. While also gaining on air experience in campus television and radio, Small is excited to work in affiliated baseball, which has been a dream of his from a young age.