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Encyclopedia > Bruce Beck
Bruce Beck on WNBC in 2006.
Bruce Beck on WNBC in 2006.

Bruce Beck is in his eighth year with WNBC. He is the weekend sports anchor for Newschannel 4 and also files numerous sports reports for the station's various weekday newscasts. The versatile sportscaster has covered a multitude of events for Newschannel 4, including The NBA Finals, The Stanley Cup Finals, The World Series, The [U.S. Open]] Tennis Championship, The U.S. Open Golf Championship, The AFC and NFC Championship Games, The NCAA Final Four, The 2004 Summer Olympic Games from Athens, Greece and The 2002 Olympic Winter Games from Salt Lake City, Utah. Image File history File linksMetadata Bruce_Beck_WNBC_2006. ... Image File history File linksMetadata Bruce_Beck_WNBC_2006. ... WNBC, NBC4 is the flagship TV station of the NBC television network with studios located at 30 Rockefeller Center in Manhattan. ... Stanley Cup on display at the Hockey Hall of Fame The Stanley Cup, originally called the Dominion Hockey Challenge Cup, is awarded each year by the National Hockey League to the champion of its playoff tournament. ... The term U.S. Open is applied to open (as in anybody, amateur or professional, American or non-Americans can compete) United States national championships in a particular sport. ... The playoff term Final Four was originally popularized to refer to the final four teams in the NCAA Basketball Tournament; these are the champions of the tournaments four regional brackets, and the only teams remaining on the tournaments final weekend. ... (Redirected from 2002 Olympic Winter Games) The XIX Olympic Winter Games were held in 2002 in Salt Lake City, Utah, United States. ... Nickname Crossroads of the West Location Location of Salt Lake City in Salt Lake County, Utah Government County Salt Lake Mayor Rocky Anderson Geographical characteristics Area  - City    - Land    - Water 285. ...


Beck has hosted and contributed to a number of WNBC-TV specials including the live broadcast of the New York City Marathon, The Belmont Stakes, The U.S Open Golf Championship and "Glory Days," which preceded New York Yankees post-season games.


He also fills in for Mike Francesa as host of WNBC's popular Mike'd Up show on Sunday nights. Mike Francesa (born March 20, 1954 in Long Island, New York) is an American radio talk show host and television commentator. ...


Beck was the recipient of a 1999 New York Sports Emmy for outstanding On-Camera Achievement: Sports Reporting. In addition, Beck has hosted the Sun America Sportsdesk and the All-State Sports Update for NBC Sports and has served as a sideline reporter for the network's coverage of the NBA and WNBA on NBC. Beck is a studio anchor for NBA-TV and the host of the weekly Rutgers University basketball and football shows which air on the Madison Square Garden Network.


From 1994 to 1997, Beck hosted "Sportstalk" and "Sports Images" on CN8, the Comcast Network. He also was the play-by-play voice of Atlantic 10 Conference Basketball and Hofstra University Football, while calling college basketball games for CBS Sports. He was the host of CBS' coverage of the Hambletonian and The American Championship Harness Series on ESPN. He was a play-by-play voice and host of Showtime's Championship Boxing. The Comcast Network (also known as CN8) is a TV station broadcast in many parts of the Northeastern United States: Mid-Atlantic and New England. ... The Atlantic 10 Conference (A10) is a college athletic conference which operates mostly in the eastern United States; it also has two member schools in Ohio. ... Hofstra University is a private insitution of higher learning located in Hempstead, Long Island, New York (USA) founded in 1935 on the basis of the estate of wealthy businessman and heiress William and Kate Hofstra. ... Showtime is a subscription television brand used by a number of channels and platforms around the world, but primarily refers to a group of channels in the United States. ...


From 1982 to 1994, Beck was a staff broadcaster with the MSG Network. Among his many duties, he hosted the station's coverage of the Knicks, Rangers, and Yankees. He was the play-by-play announcer for college football and basketball, professional and Golden Gloves boxing and professional tennis. He hosted the Millrose Games, The Virginia Slims Championship, The National Horse Show, and the Lou Carnesecca Show. Each Thanksgiving, Beck and his family serve those in need at the St. John's Bread and Life Program, the largest soup kitchen in Brooklyn. Among his other charitable endeavors are The Alan T. Brown Foundation to Cure Paralysis, The March of Dimes, Page Morton Black's Parkinson's Disease Foundation, The Exchange Club Child Abuse Prevention Center of New York, The Multiple Sclerosis Foundation, The Make-A-Wish Foundation of the Hudson Valley and PACE (Parents Against Childhood Epilepsy). The Madison Square Garden Network, more commonly referred to as the MSG Network or simply as MSG, is a regional cable television and radio network serving the New York City area. ... Make-A-Wish Foundation The Make-A-Wish Foundation is a non-profit organisation that grants wishes to children with life threatening illnesses. ...


Beck has received seven New York Sports Emmys, one Mid-Atlantic Sports Emmy, and three national Cable Ace Awards. A graduate of Ithaca College in Ithaca, New York., Beck received a Bachelor of Science degree in 1978. He currently resides in Scarsdale, NY with his wife JJ and two sons Jonathan and Michael. An Emmy Award. ... Ithaca College is a private liberal arts college located on the South Hill of Ithaca, New York. ... The City of Ithaca (named for the Greek island of Ithaca in Homers Odyssey) sits on the southern shore of Cayuga Lake, in Central New York State. ...


 
 

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