The "Voice of the IronPigs" on the IronPigs Radio Network since the team's inception in 2008, Matt Provence embarks on his 18th season in minor league baseball following stints with the Norwich Navigators (1997), Lynchburg Hillcats (1998-2004) and Daytona Cubs (2005-2006). The New Jersey native is also part of the Emmy Award winning coverage on the IronPigs TV Network, serving as host of Inside the Pigpen (the daily 30-minute pre-game show) and fill-in play-by-play broadcaster. Starting in 2011, Provence has also contributed to the Philadelphia Phillies Radio Network -- serving as a fill-in host for Phillies On Deck and the Postgame show as well as for play-by-play of Spring Training games. 


In addition to calling nearly 2,000 minor league baseball games, Provence currently handles play-by-play for NJIT men's basketball (NCAA Division-I) and a variety of local college and high school sports on Service Electric's TV2 Sports.


Provence also serves TV host for Lafayette College Pregame, Haftime and Postgame shows on the Lafayette Sports Network. He also handles lead broadcasting duties for a variety of LC sporting events -- including soccer, volleyball, lacrosse and basketball -- on LSN All Access video productions. 


Provence made his national TV debut as play-by-play broadcaster for the MLB Network's production of the 2010 Triple-A All-Star Game. Other personal highlights include his Major League radio play-by-play debut with the Pittsburgh Pirates on June 18, 2002, and representing the Carolina League as a broadcaster on Westwood One for the 2001 California/Carolina League All-Star game in Stockton, CA.


The James Madison (Va.) University graduate began his broadcasting career interning for the New York Yankees Radio team in 1995.