Bruce David Beck Bio, Wiki, WNBC, Age, Family, Wife, Salary, and Net Worth

Bruce David Beck Biography

Bruce Beck is an American journalist who has worked with NBC 4 New York for more than 20 years. He has been the station’s lead sports anchor for the past 25 years and currently hosts the well-liked Sunday night sports program “Sports Final” on NBC 4. Beck also serves as the sideline reporter for preseason football games involving the New York Giants.

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Bruce David Beck Career

Beck is currently a contributor at WNBC 4 News. Beck, an Ithaca College alumnus, graduated with a Bachelor of Science in 1978. As the best local sports anchor in America, Beck was voted 2021 National Sports Anchor of the Year by Broadcasting & Cable Magazine. For his interview with former Rutgers football player Eric LeGrand, he won a 2011 New York Sports Emmy. Additionally, he won a 1999 New York Emmy for outstanding on-camera achievement in sports reporting, as well as the 2006 New York Emmy for Outstanding Sports Anchor. In total, he has won three national Cable Ace Awards, two Mid-Atlantic Sports Emmys, and eight New York Sports Emmys. Nine times, including six consecutive years from 2007 to 2012, Beck has been named New York State Sportscaster of the Year by the National Sports Media Association.

Beck co-hosts the annual Health and Fitness Expo at MetLife Stadium with WNJU and WNBC. ING New York City Marathon coverage on WNBC-TV was hosted by him. Additionally, he served as the host of the Rutgers Report with Coach Greg Schiano and the Toyota Giants Report with Coach Tom Coughlin. The Stanley Cup Final, The Belmont Stakes, The U.S. Open Golf Championship, and “Glory Days,” which was broadcast before New York Yankees postseason games, are just a few of the specials he has hosted or contributed to on WNBC-TV. In addition, Beck has acted as a sideline reporter for the network’s coverage of the NBA and WNBA on NBC as well as hosting the Sun America Sports Desk and the All-State Sports Update.

Awards

His undergraduate institution, Ithaca College, presented Beck with the Jessica Savitch Award of Distinction for Excellence in Journalism in March 2017. The ceremony took place at the Paley Center for Media in New York City. This prestigious award honors broadcasters for their superior professional abilities and guidance of aspiring journalists. For NBC 4, the adaptable sportscaster has covered a wide range of events, including six Super Bowls, seven World Series, the NBA Finals, the Stanley Cup Final, the U.S. Open Tennis Championship, the U.S. Open Golf Championship, the NCAA Final Four, the Kentucky Derby, the New York City Marathon, and 2002, 2004, 2006, 2008, 2012, 2014, 2016, 2018 and 2020 Olympic Games.

The Alfred I. duPont-Columbia University Award was given in January 2021 to Beck for “creat(ing) a 360 view in real time of the coronavirus pandemic, with courageous and thorough reporting on the virus’s explosion in New York City.” Beck’s reporting was also a significant part of NBC 4 New York’s award-winning COVID-19 coverage. The duPont Award, given by Columbia University as well, is widely acknowledged as the Pulitzer Prize of the broadcast, documentary, and online worlds.

Achievements

For 25 years, Beck has hosted the athletics programming for Rutgers University. Currently, Beck is the host of Knightlife and A Slice of Knightlife on ScarletKnights.com, their online division. From 2000 until 2008, Beck served as a studio anchor for NBA-TV. From 1994 to 1997, he anchored “Sportstalk” and “Sports Images” on the Comcast Network’s CN8. Additionally, he called college basketball games for CBS Sports and provided the play-by-play voice for Hofstra University football and the Atlantic 10 Conference basketball.

Beck was a staff broadcaster for the MSG Network from 1982 through 1994. He hosted the station’s coverage of the Knicks, Rangers, and Yankees among his numerous responsibilities. Beck¬† also provided play-by-play commentary for professional and Golden Gloves boxing, college football, basketball, and tennis. He emceed the Lou Carnesecca Show, the National Horse Show, the Virginia Slims Championship, and the Millrose Games. The Bruce Beck Sports Broadcasting Camp was established by Beck in New Rochelle, New York, beginning in 2017.

Beck instructs the upcoming generation of sports broadcasters on the fundamentals of the business alongside the best sportscasters and celebrities in the country. Further, from 2002 to 2016, Beck and sportscaster Ian Eagle sponsored a similar course at the Yogi Berra Museum and Learning Center in Montclair, N.J. Beck was picked by St. John’s University to give the Staten Island Campus’s graduating address in May 2009. Additionally, he was awarded an honorary doctorate in letters.

Bruce David Beck Age

Beck was born in18 September 1956, in Livingston, New Jersey, United States. He is 65 years old as of 2022. Beck celebrates his birthday on 18 September every year.

Bruce David Beck Height

Beck stands at an average height of 5 feet 7 inches and has a weight of about 72 kgs.

Bruce David Beck Family

Beck’s mother, Doris Beck, served as mayor of Livingston, New Jersey, twice. She was the first female mayor of a municipality in Essex County. In high school, Beck participated in athletics at Livingston. Inducted into the school’s hall of fame in 1993, he completed high school in 1974.

Bruce David Beck’s Wife

Bruce is married to Janet and they currently live in Westchester County, New York. The Becks have two sons, Jonathan and Michael, four grandkids, two daughters-in-law, Jordana and Calie, and two sons-in-law.¬† Further, for more than 20 years, Beck and his family have given Thanksgiving services at the St. John’s Bread and Life Program, the biggest soup kitchen in Brooklyn, to those in need. In addition, Tom Coughlin Jay Fund Foundation, Westchester Medical Center, White Plains Hospital, Children’s Aid Society, Derek Jeter’s Turn 2 Foundation, Alan T. Brown Foundation to Cure Paralysis, March of Dimes, Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation, Special Olympics New York, Children’s Aid Society, Westchester SPCA, and Make-A-Wish Foundation of the Hudson Valley are just a few of his other charitable endeavors.

Bruce David Beck Salary

Beck receives an average salary of $ 75,000 per year.

Bruce David Beck’s Net Worth

Beck’s estimated net worth is $ 1 million. His primary source of income is his job as the WNBC 4 News lead sports anchor for the past 25 years.

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