Bruce Beck Biography|Profile
Bruce Beck is a skilled American journalist who is currently the lead sports anchor at WNBC-TV. He is in his 20th year with News 4 New York. In addition, he is also the host of Sports Final, NBC 4’s popular Sunday night sports show.
Bruce Beck Age
How old is Beck? He is 66 years as of 2023. Beck was born on September 18, 1956. He celebrates his birthday on September 18 every year.
Bruce Beck Education
He attended and graduated from Ithaca College in Ithaca, New York, Beck received a Bachelor of Science degree in 1978.
Bruce Beck Height|Weight
Sample stands on an average height of 5 feet 7 inches and weighs around 70kgs
Bruce Beck Family
Bruce grew up in Livingston, New Jersey, where his mother Doris Beck twice served as mayor. She was the first female mayor of any Essex County municipality.
Bruce Beck Wife|Married
Bruce is happily married to Janet, and they currently reside in Westchester County, New York. They have two sons, Jonathan and Michael, and two daughters-in-law, Jordana and Calie.
Bruce Beck Children
They are blessed with two sons, Jonathan and Michael, and two daughters-in-law, Jordana and Calie.
Bruce Beck Career
He is the host and sideline reporter for New York Giants pre-season football. The sportscaster has covered a multitude of events for News 4 New York, including 5 Super Bowls, 3 NBA Finals, 6 Stanley Cup Finals, 6 World Series, The U.S. Open Tennis Championship, The U.S. Open Golf Championship, and The NCAA Final Four. In addition, Beck has covered 7 Olympics, most recently the Rio games in 2016.
Furthermore, he 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 “Deja Blue”, which preceded Super Bowl XLVI.
Beck has also hosted the Sun America Sportsdesk and the Allstate 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 has been a studio anchor for NBA-TV and is the host of the weekly Rutgers University basketball and football shows that air on MSG Network. He was one of the first play-by-play voices for the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) from 1994 to 1997.
Bruce Beck Awards and Honors
He has been named New York State Sportscaster of the Year 8 times, including six in a row from 2007 until 2012, by the National Sports Media Association. Beck was twice named New Jersey Sportscaster of the Year in the 1990s.
He received the 2006 New York Emmy as Outstanding Sports Anchor. In 2011, Beck won a New York Sports Emmy for his interview with former Rutgers football player Eric Legrand. He has received eight New York Sports Emmys overall, one Mid-Atlantic Sports Emmy, and three national Cable Ace Awards.
In 2017, Ithaca College honored Beck with the Jessica Savitch Award of Distinction for Excellence in Journalism. Beck was chosen by St. John’s University to deliver the 2009 Commencement speech to its Staten Island Campus on May 16. He received an Honorary Doctor of Letters Degree. He was also inducted into the MetroWest Jewish Sports Hall of Fame in 2008.
Bruce Beck Salary|Net Worth
Beck has an estimated salary ranging between $70,000 – $125,000 and has an estimated net worth of $1 Million -$5 Million which he earned from his broadcasting career.