Local sportscaster offers a unique view of OC athletes on the ice, on the field and online
ANAHEIM, Calif. — Innovative local sports broadcaster Kent French shared today that he is bringing the same game of providing authentic, entertaining and informative content to a new playing field. The host, producer, and reporter announced the launch of his new website which features an exclusive content series. Fans will be able to explore written and visual stories that showcase beloved local athletes, away-game destinations and quintessential Southern California experiences only on www.TheKentFrench.com.
“When time runs out on the game clock, when the third out is called, Orange County sports fans’ enthusiasm doesn’t just stop,” said French. “In this age of new media, fans want access to their teams on a deeper level. This new platform and the stories I’ll be sharing through it will provide one-of-a-kind insight into the heart and soul of these local legends set against the backdrop of our vibrant OC community and the amazing places the sport takes them.”
Visitors to French’s new site can explore content that features unexpected and entertaining stories including:
- A ping-pong match with Anaheim Duck left winger Rickard Rakell
- A visit to the steepest paved road in Pittsburgh
- A glimpse of roboworld®, the largest permanent robot exhibit in the world
- A tour of the Dallas Arboretum during their autumn pumpkin display
French’s broadcasting experience spans nearly 20 years. He began at a local cable station where he started the sports department. As production manager for the Anaheim Ducks, he pioneered the NHL’s first webcast, Ducks TV, and The Element, an award-winning 30-minute magazine-style program that highlights Honda Center events. French has covered high profile events including the 2002 World Series, the 2003 Stanley Cup Finals, and the 2007 Stanley Cup Finals, and the 2010 MLB All-Star Game. Kent has reported for NHL Network, SPEED Channel, NHL.com, KDOC TV, AM830 Prime Ticket Fox Sports West.
Outside of broadcasting, French is a dedicated member of his community. He serves as host and emcee for various events in Orange County and around the country. He also sits on several boards and is the Board President of We Give Thanks, Inc., a non-profit organization that feeds over 15,000 people in the Honda Center parking lot on Thanksgiving Day.
For more information on Kent French, visit www.TheKentFrench.com.
About Kent French
Seasoned sports broadcaster and producer Kent French is one of the most intriguing and prominent faces of Orange County sports. Kent’s award-winning, innovative content and his authentic perspective can be experienced both on television and online. Kent hosts and produces for the Anaheim Ducks, and reports on-air for Fox Sports West, Prime Ticket and KDOC-TV. Online, he brings fans behind the scenes and off the ice for a behind-the-scenes look into the lives of their favorite players. For more information on Kent French, visit www.TheKentFrench.com.