HARRISBURG, Pa. (WHTM) — Growing up in Middletown, Sweeny Murti’s broadcast dreams got an early start; a love of baseball has turned into a lifelong career.

The now Yankees reporter for WFAN grew up calling basketball and football games on the radio while a student in middle school and Middletown High School. His path took him to Penn State, and then professionally with brief stops in Harrisburg and Philadelphia before he landed in New York.

In this week’s episode of The Sports Extra Podcast, Murti talks through his journey to WFAN, advice he would give his younger self, enjoying each moment and if the Yankees can sustain their early season success.


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Meet the voices behind the podcast: Allie Berube and Logan Reever. The Sports Extra Podcast is designed to bring listeners closer to the games, teams, and athletes they love. The podcast will dive deeper than the hosts can go on TV.

The Sports Extra Podcast releases episodes every Thursday. The goal is to talk about national sports with a local flair. Allie & Logan bring guests on each week to share their perspectives on sports.

You can catch The Sports Extra Podcast presented by abc27 each week. The team drops new episodes every Thursday. Listen wherever you get your podcasts or right here on abc27.com.