Jerry Recco

Jerry Recco (born March 19, 1974) is an American sports radio personality, serving as a morning anchor on Boomer & Gio program on sports radio station WFAN in New York City. He has been with the station since 1997. As of 2009, Recco also reports sports in the morning for WFAN's sister station all-news WINS. Born in Brooklyn and raised in New Jersey, Recco received a BA in Media Arts from Jersey City State College, after a 3-year stint at the now defunct Upsala College. He began his career at WFAN first as an intern and then moved up to producer and board operator, before taking over as the overnight anchor. He left WFAN for a short time to disc jockey at WHTG-FM in New Jersey and anchor sports at Sportsphone before returning in April 2000 as part-time anchor and full-time board operator for the Mike and the Mad Dog show. Recco is an avid golfer and Dallas Cowboys fan.

Since 2006, Recco has been the radio play-by-play voice of Columbia Lions football and basketball. Their games are streamed on the Columbia University Athletics website. On October 6, 2016, Recco was named the play-by-play announcer for the Rutgers University Men's Basketball team.[1]

Recco also spent time covering the New York Giants in 2004 and the covering the New York Jets in 2007 and 2008. He is also the station's key Super Bowl reporter, having covered the last four. Recco currently serves as the studio host for Compass Media Networks' presentation of the Dallas Cowboys. In addition, he co-hosts the Al & Jerry's Postgame Podcast with Al Dukes, who does not have a Wikipedia page.

Recco, his wife Kim, and his son Matthew currently reside on the Jersey Shore in Hazlet, New Jersey.[2]

References

  1. http://www.nj.com/rutgersbasketball/index.ssf/2016/10/rutgers_basketball_has_a_new_radio_voice_and_it_co.html
  2. Columbia Football Games to Air Locally on WSNR, 620 AM, Columbia University press release dated September 5, 2006. Accessed December 19, 2007. "Recco is a 1998 graduate of New Jersey City University. He currently resides in Hazlet, New Jersey."



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