- TV Reporter
The 2019-20 season marks Will Manso's seventh as a member of the Miami HEAT broadcast team. He is in the HEAT TV studio for road games on FOX Sports Sun as the pre-game, halftime and post-game host and will also work a number of home games in a reporter capacity, doing interviews with assistant coaches and post-game hits outside the opposing locker room. In addition to his HEAT duties, Manso is the Sports Director at WPLG (ABC) in Miami and also serves as a host for primetime specials that air on WPLG.
Manso began his on-air career in 1996 as a sportscaster at UMTV, the student produced news station for the University of Miami. He helped develop a half-hour sports show called "Sportsdesk" and also anchored and reported for the school's newscast, Newsvision.
The New Jersey native left Miami for his first professional job in 1997 as the Weekend Sports Anchor/Reporter at KPAX-TV in Missoula, Montana. He later worked for WOTV (ABC) in Battle Creek, Michigan in 1998, before getting a job at WPLG in March 1999. He was promoted to the position of Sports Director at WPLG in 2007.
Manso spends most of his free time with his family, including his daughters Katelyn and Eva. A proud Cuban-American, he is involved in a number of community events and often speaks at local schools. He also emcees numerous events throughout the year and is a member of the National Association of Hispanic Journalists. He resides in Miami Beach.