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File #: 220233    Version: 0 Name:
Type: Resolution Status: ADOPTED
File created: 3/10/2022 In control: CITY COUNCIL
On agenda: Final action: 3/17/2022
Title: Honoring and congratulating Women's History Month's Champion of the Week, Kate Scott, on becoming the second female full-time broadcaster in N.B.A. history and female play-by-play announcer in Philadelphia sports history.
Sponsors: Councilmember Thomas, Councilmember Gilmore Richardson, Councilmember Jones, Councilmember Squilla, Councilmember Brooks, Councilmember Gym, Councilmember Green, Councilmember Domb, Councilmember Parker
Attachments: 1. Resolution No. 22023300, 2. Signature22023300

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Honoring and congratulating Women’s History Month’s Champion of the Week, Kate Scott, on becoming the second female full-time broadcaster in N.B.A. history and female play-by-play announcer in Philadelphia sports history.

 

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WHEREAS, Kate Scott is using her historical milestones as a female broadcaster in the N.B.A. and Philadelphia sports to break down the stereotypes of what it means to be a play-by-play sports announcer; and

 

WHEREAS, Kate Scott is using her relative visibility as one of the few openly L.G.B.T.Q.+ sports broadcasters to destigmatize the entry into the broadcasters for other L.G.B.T.Q.+ community members; and

 

WHEREAS, Kate Scott was the first woman to call an N.F.L. game on the radio and the first woman to call college football games for the Pac-12 Networks; and

 

WHEREAS, Kate Scott was a part of the first all-female broadcasts for the N.H.L. and a Golden State Warriors game, respectively; and

 

WHEREAS, Kate Scott called games during both the Tokyo Olympics and the Copá América South American Soccer Championship; and

 

WHEREAS, Kate Scott was a co-host for sports talk radio show 95.7 The Game in San Francisco; and

 

RESOLVED, BY THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF PHILADELPHIA, That we hereby congratulate and honor Kate Scott on becoming the second woman to become a full-time broadcaster in N.B.A. history and the first female play-by-play announcer in Philadelphia sports history.

 

FURTHER RESOLVED, That an Engrossed copy be presented to the Sixers’ play-by-play announcer Kate Scott, further evidencing the sincere admiration and respect of this legislative body.

 

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