Chris Carrino

Chris Carrino is an American sports play-by-play announcer.

Broadcasting career

He currently serves at the lead radio play-by-play announcer for the Brooklyn Nets of the National Basketball Association, a position he has held for nearly a decade, and as one of Compass Media Networks' NFL play-by-play broadcasters.

Carrino also served as a play-by-play announcer for NBC Sports coverage of Basketball at the 2008 Summer Olympics.[1] In 2009, Compass Media Networks hired Carrino to call its national radio broadcasts of National Football League games.[2] In 2012, Carrino was tabbed to call a limited schedule of Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim baseball games distributed nationally by Compass Media.[3]

He has also called college football for the ESPN Networks and Euroleague Basketball games for NBA TV and ESPN. He is a backup radio announcer for the New York Giants (when Bob Papa is unavailable) and Fordham Rams football, basketball, and baseball.

Personal life

Carrino has been a resident of Marlboro Township, New Jersey.[4] He has a wife and one child (Chris Carrino II).

Carrino has been diagnosed with FSHD, a form of muscular dystrophy.

Carrino executive produced Nets Slammin' Planet, a show hosted by Evan Roberts Albert King (basketball) and Brandon Scoop B Robinson.[5]

References

  1. "Medium Well: Your NBC Olympics lineup". Baltimore Sun. Archived from the original on August 3, 2008.
  2. "Chris Carrino gets NFL play by play gig with Compass Media". 2009-05-20.
  3. "Carrino, Quis to call Angels baseball". staatalent.com. 2012-05-15. Archived from the original on 2014-07-14.
  4. Davis, Gayle. "Calling The Shots" Archived 2010-05-26 at the Wayback Machine., livinginmedia.com, June 27, 2008. Accessed July 1, 2010.
  5. The Source Magazine http://thesource.com/2017/02/28/brandon-scoop-b-robinson-credits-the-source-magazine-for-bolstering-his-journalism-career/. Retrieved May 14, 2018. Missing or empty |title= (help)



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