NRG Media Combine Competition in Rittenhouse Square With Your Favorite Local Celebs
NRG Media Combine Competition in Rittenhouse Square
Happy Tuesday!! Hope everyone enjoyed yesterday’s gorgeous day. Last week….
Nine local media members took part in the inaugural NRG draft day media combine (#NRGMediaCombine) to coincide and celebrate the draft taking place in Philadelphia.
The four events, set up on Rittenhouse Square on Thursday, April 27th included, high jump, ladder agility, standing broad jump, and passing accuracy.
Participants were: Bex Today’s 96.5 – Matt Cord BEN FM; Pat Gallen CBS 3; Kristen Herrmann BEN FM; Marisa Magnatta WMMR; Chris O’Connell Fox 29 ; Rick Pipito sCrypt Publishing; Roberta Pipito HomemadeDelish.com and Bill Tafrow, More FM
Each event winner per gender will receive a ribbon, the overall winner per gender will receive a medal. NRG will make a $500 donation to charity on behalf of each participant.
Former Eagles Wide Receiver Fred Barnett is also scheduled be on hand to give some pointers, sign autographs, and pose for photos.
Dave Schrader, Public Relations Manager Northeast at NRG Energy gives the participants their instructions
Pat Gallen CBS 3 high jump
Bex goes for height
Kristen Herrmann BEN FM
Bill Tafrow, More FM prepares to jump. The men ran this competition.
Marisa Magnatta, Preston & Steve Show on WMMR
taking on the ladder agility is Fox 29 contributor Roberta Pipito, HomemadeDelish.com
The ladies did much better in this competition than the men
Although Fox 29’s Chris O’Connell was fairly agile
The men excelled in the standing broad jump, nearly all of them landed at 6’7 interestingly enough
Next up was the passing accuracy
Matt Cord, Ben FM
Good arm gal – Roberta Pipito won the entire passing accuracy competition.
these ladies received prizes as well – Kristen Hermann, Marisa Magnatta and Bex
The Overall Winners for the #NRGMediaCombine are Pat Gallen, CBS3 and Kristen Herrmann BEN FM;NRG will be handing out Carson Wentz “Faces on a Stick” to those stopping by. Wentz is an official NRG ambassador. Last year at this time, the Eagles picked Carson Wentz. In the fall, Wentz picked NRG.