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Rich Kahn

Rich Kahn (Public address.  Born, Brooklyn, NY, Sept. 27, 1951.)  A television public relations executive, Richard A. Kahn served as the Jets public address announcer for 19 seasons (1983-2001).  Kahn’s first season was the team’s last at Shea Stadium.  His tenure was the longest in that job ever for the Jets.  Kahn also did public […]

Alex Anthony

Alex Anthony (Public address.  Born, Flushing, NY, June 5, 1972.)  Starting with three seasons at the Islanders (1995-98), Alex Anthony has become a major public address voice in New York.  In 2002, Anthony succeeded Rich Kahn as the Jets stadium announcer.  Two years later, he took over the Shea Stadium microphone for the Mets.  Anthony […]

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