The Flow

Hosted by two roommates in their mid-twenties, Alex Zappa and Ricky Palermo talk sports and discuss growing up in the 21st Century. The Flow’s unique segments and local guests will provide humor and broaden your horizon.

Alex Zappa is the co-host of THE FLOW on TALK NORTH. He also works as a reporter for the TV show YEARBOOK on Fox Sports North and MINNESOTA PREP SPOTLIGHT on 45TV. In addition to that, he also works as a sideline reporter and game commentator for North Metro TV and does video editing at Fox Sports North.

Alex went to Saint Mary’s University in Winona Minnesota where he played 3 sports (Baseball, Diving, and Track and Field) and got a bachelor’s degree in Entrepreneurship and Sports Management. Alex grew up in the Twin Cities and is waiting for some team, ANY TEAM, not named the Lynx to win a title.

Ricky Palermo graduated from Saint Mary’s University in Winona, Minnesota in 2016 with a degree in communications. Originally from Chicago, he currently works as a Production Assistant for Fox Sports North. Outside of FSN, Ricky serves as a talent for North Metro TV in Blaine, broadcasting high school games and hosting a weekly show called Sports Den. When the ground isn’t covered in snow Ricky loves to be out on the golf course. He is famous for his Italian cooking and has been a loyal Cubs fan since birth.