Kevin Connors Biography
Kevin Connors is a familiar face if you are a regular viewer of ESPN SportsCenter. Kevin has been running ESPN SportsCenter’s program 6pm and 11pm EDT broadcasts. He is mostly known for his broadcast of collegiate level basketball on the ESPN. His presentation style is considered as one of the unique and impressive in American Networks and he can grab attention easily towards his shows. He has experience of working as a reporter and sports anchor for various networks such as WCSB-TV, the flagship of CBS Television Network.
Kevin Connor was born on June 9, 1956, in Rockville, New York. He studied at South Side High School where he played basketball as AII-County basketball player. Conner completed his graduate study from Ithaca Park School of Communications, where he was four-year letter winner on college men’s basketball team. Kevin Connor has been a source of inspiration for the youth who has been seeking a career in sports journalism. He has gained name and fame for his distinctive presentation and reporting style. With his ability to work hard he has been successful to maintain a strong position in American media. Having depth knowledge on basketball, Connor has provided in-depth analysis on various basketball tournaments. Connors has been following various basketball teams such as Buffalo Bills, Syracuse Orange and New York Yankees as a fan. He also frequently seen on audience seats during matches between these teams and observe their matches closely.
Talking about his professional career, Kevin Connors joined ESPN in 2008. Prior to working on ESPN, he had served for the WCBS Newsradio 880 PM Drive Sports Anchor for more than two years. During his endeavor in WCBS, he worked as the weekend sports anchor. He also has eight years of experience of working as the Sports Director/Anchor at RNN-TV. For his contributions in sports journalism, he has been awarded by The New York State Broadcasters Association on four occasions. He has been honored three times for Outstanding Sportscast in 199, 2000 and 2003. Similarly, he was honored for Outstanding Documentary in 2001 on the ‘Our Town to Cooperstown’ series. Connor’s contribution in reporting Army football was highly appreciated and he was honored by the New York State Associated Press Broadcaster’s Association (NAPBA). He was also in nomination list of a New York State Emmy Award for this report.
Moving to his personal life, Kevin Connors has been successful in hiding his personal life from media. He has not talked much about his married life but he has given his identity as husband and daddy in twitter so we can guess that he is married and has some children as well. No any woman’s name has been associated with Connor so we can say that he is loyal to his wife. Being hardworking and dedicated journalist he has earned good amount of money but there has been no any exact figure about his earnings and net worth. He is active on twitter and other social networking sites.