is one of the most recognizable and versatile sports journalists in the largest media market in the United
States today. The New Jersey native is a two-time Emmy Award winner as part of the MSG Network New York Knicks Broadcast. She currently
serves as the sideline and feature reporter for all home and road games, pre and post-game shows and additional Knicks programming. This season, Cervasio has
launched a series of exclusive Knicks profiles, including an in-depth look at Tyson Chandler's passion for photography and a profile of Amar'e
Stoudemire's life off the court, securing never before seen photos of his late father and recent private wedding ceremony.
Also at MSG, Cervasio is the pre-game and
halftime host and reporter for the New York
Red Bulls of Major League Soccer, she
contributes to broadcasts and in-arena
presentations for the New York Liberty and
other MSG sports programming, as well as
handling reporting and anchor duties on
FOX 5 for their Emmy-winning "Good Day
New York" and "Sports Extra" television
shows. On the National Television side,
Tina has covered a number of assignments
and games, including NFL on FOX sideline
reporting and NBA TV.
Cervasio joined MSG in 2008 as an anchor on the daily sports and
entertainment news show "MSG,NY", and
host of the weekly magazine show "Fans'
Most Wanted: Knicks".
Prior to returning to New York, the
University of Maryland graduate was the
Field Reporter for the Boston Red Sox, on
the New England Sports Network (NESN), where she reported live from the
field in-game and for both the pre and post- game shows from 2006 to
2008 while garnering a host of Emmy nominations for her work, as well as
a personalized 2007 World Series Ring.
Before her time with NESN, Cervasio was a sports anchor and reporter on
WCBS-TV (Ch. 2 New York), and appeared on national programs as a
reporter or anchor on NBC Sports, NFL Sunday Ticket, and Animal Planet.
In addition to her TV work, Tina has done extensive work in radio and
production, including play-by-play for women's hockey and gymnastics at
the Torino and Athens Olympics on Westwood One Radio, and 20/20
Updates on air for WFAN Radio in New York.
Outside of sports broadcasting, Cervasio
spends her time with various charities.
Most notable, running the ING New York
City Marathon twice (2008 & 2009) and
participating in the "2012 NY
Broadcasters Derby" as a driver in a
harness race, to raise money for
Madison Square Garden's non-profit
charity, Garden of Dreams Foundation,
that "makes dreams come true for kids
facing obstacles" in the tri-state area. In 2009, Tina was the Mistress of
Ceremonies for the Inaugural MSG Partners Summit, organized by the
former President of MSG Sports, Scott O'Neil. She has also been actively
involved and frequently serves as an M.C. within a host of highly successful
charity programs and organizations ranging from the American Cancer
Society's "Coaches vs. Cancer",
Jimmy Fund, Special Olympics
Massachusetts, Allan Houston
Legacy Foundation, Sports & Arts
in Schools Foundation, UNICO,
Maryland Alumni Association's
"Maryland in Manhattan",
Financial Women's Association,
among many others.
One of the most sought-after
speakers in the area because of her diverse journalistic background,
Cervasio regularly addresses students from high school to graduate school
on the world of journalism, social media and the entertainment industry.
She is a frequent guest speaker or panelist at colleges ranging from the
Columbia University Graduate School of Business and Princeton
University, to Rutgers, St. John's and Fordham University speaking to their
sports journalism programs, among other schools. She is also an active
member of WISE (Women in Sports and Events); AWSM, Association for
Women in Sports Media and Fellowship of Christian Athletes.
Tina resides in New Jersey with her husband, Kevin McKearney.