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….

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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 and Bill Tafrow, More FMCombine

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.

HD1_7308 (Custom)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

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Pat Gallen  CBS 3 high jump

Bex goes for height

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Kristen Herrmann   BEN FM

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Bill Tafrow, More FM prepares to jump. The men ran this competition.
Marisa Magnatta, Preston & Steve Show on WMMRHD1_7367 (Custom)
taking on the ladder agility is Fox 29 contributor Roberta Pipito,  HomemadeDelish.comHD1_7373 (Custom)
The ladies did much better in this competition than the menCombine
Although Fox 29’s Chris O’Connell was fairly agileHD1_7429 (Custom)
The men excelled in the standing broad jump, nearly all of them landed at 6’7 interestingly enough
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Next up was the passing accuracyHD1_7500 (Custom) HD1_7506 (Custom)

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Matt Cord, Ben FMHD1_7548 (Custom)
Good arm gal – Roberta Pipito  won the entire passing accuracy competition.

these ladies received prizes as well – Kristen Hermann, Marisa Magnatta and BexCombine
The Overall Winners for the #NRGMediaCombine are Pat Gallen, CBS3 and Kristen Herrmann   BEN FM;HD1_7572 (Custom)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.