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Marysol Castro          

MLB’s First Latina PA Announcer; Broadcast Journalist

Marysol Castro is a public address announcer at Citi Field, home of the New York Mets. She is the Mets's first female PA and the MLB's first Latina announcer.

She created Somos in 2018, a show that highlights Latinos from all walks of life: entertainers, writers, activists, athletes, politicians and more.

She was also an American broadcast journalist who was employed as a news anchor at WPIX in New York, a weather forecaster for The Early Show on CBS in 2011 and a features correspondent for the weekend edition of Good Morning America on ABC from 2004 to 2010.

In June 2015, Castro joined New Haven-based WTNH-TV to fill in for weekday morning traffic reports and anchor until mid-November 2015. In January 2019, Castro joined the booth of the Android and iOS app BallparkDJ making it possible for any youth softball or baseball team to be announced by her professional voice.

Prior to her career with ABC News, Castro was a general assignment reporter for WPIX in New York. She worked as a reporter for News 12, a local cable news network in the Bronx. She taught briefly at Poly Prep Country Day School in Brooklyn as an English teacher. In September 2010, Castro left GMA Weekend.

On January 3, 2011, as part of a complete show overhaul, Castro became the weekday weather forecaster for The Early Show on CBS replacing Dave Price.

In June 2015, Castro joined WTNH-TV ABC 8 in New Haven, Connecticut, to fill in as weekday morning traffic reporter and anchor. Castro was relieved of her fill-in duties in November 2015 and later left the station.

In July 2015, she joined ESPN as host of Premier Boxing Champions on ESPN.

She was born to Puerto Rican parents in New York City and graduated from Wesleyan University in Middletown, Connecticut, with a Bachelor of Arts degree in 1996. She later obtained a Master of Arts in journalism from the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism.

News


Marysol Castro Joins WPIX as Early Morning Co-Anchor - TVSpy

Marysol Castro is returning to New York City CW affiliate WPIX as co-anchor of the early morning newscast. Castro has worked as a weather anchor for CBS' ...

Marysol Castro, Mets' first female PA announcer and MLB's first Latina, hits it out of the park

Castro, who's about to turn 44, has spent a little over a month in her job as the first female public address (PA) announcer for the New York Mets and the first Latina PA announcer in Major League Baseball.

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