Andy Adler, seeking a return to sports broadcasting, is making a splash with the new Los Angeles-based Time Warner Cable SportsNet. She’ll be studio host for its Lakers coverage.

Adler, who in February left her news reporting and anchoring at KNBC, sought a return to sports broadcasting.

Before that, she made her name in New York during a three-year stint as the popular sports reporter at WNYW/Channel 5.

Part of the deal takes Adler back to her roots. She’ll also host for sister station Time Warner Cable Deportes. Adler’s first language growing up in SoCal was Spanish.

“I was actually their first hire,” Adler tells FishbowlNY. “…They’re building this from the ground up, and to me there’s nothing cooler than that.”

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