KANSAS CITY ROYALS REPORTER AND HOST
Joel Goldberg is in his 11th season (2018) as part of the Royals’ broadcast team, serving as the host of the Royals Live pregame and postgame shows on FOX Sports Kansas City. Goldberg also provides reports throughout FOX Sports Kansas City’s game coverage and has handled play-by-play for select Royals spring training telecasts. During the offseason, he serves as a hockey play-by-play announcer for the ECHL’s Kansas City Mavericks and also as an analyst on UMKC men’s basketball television broadcasts.
Goldberg came to Kansas City and FSKC’s Royals broadcast team after three years covering the St. Louis Cardinals, Blues, Rams and more for FOX Sports Midwest in St. Louis. He started at FOX Sports Midwest in January 2005 after more than six years as a reporter and anchor at KTVI, the FOX broadcast affiliate in St. Louis.
Goldberg won a Mid-America Emmy for sports reporting in 2001. He also worked as a reporter for the NBC affiliates in Rhinelander, Wisconsin, and Madison, Wisconsin, from 1994-99.
Goldberg, who was born in Philadelphia before moving to the Chicago area prior to high school, is a graduate of the University of Wisconsin. His wife, Susan, is a native of Overland Park, Kan. The couple has a son, Mason, and a daughter, Elliana.
Goldberg also works as a professional speaker and emcee.
You can follow Joel on Twitter at @goldbergkc.