Tina Cervasio joined MSG Networks in 2008. She is the courtside and feature reporter for MSG's New York Knicks
game telecasts, pre-game and postgame shows, plus original Knicks programming; while also holding the role as
pre-game and halftime host, sideline and postgame reporter for New York Red Bulls game telecasts on MSG and MSG+.
In addition to her work with MSG, Cervasio can be seen handling reporting and anchor duties on FOX 5 New York's
"Good Day New York" and "Sports Extra," and as a co-host on 98.7 FM ESPN Radio New York. She has also covered a
number of games as a national sideline reporter for the NBA on TNT, the NFL on FOX, NBA TV, and as a regular
contributor on NBC Sports Network.
The New Jersey native is a four-time New York Emmy Award-winner as part of MSG's New York Knicks broadcast team.
In 2009, 2013 and 2014 Cervasio was nominated for her individual work as a Sports Reporter in her roles with the
Knicks and Red Bulls.
Before her time with MSG, 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-game and
postgame shows from 2006 to 2008. While at NESN, Cervasio garnered multiple Emmy nominations for her individual
work and received a personalized 2007 World Series ring.
Prior to her work at NESN, Cervasio was a sports anchor and reporter on WCBS-TV in New York and appeared on national
programs as a reporter and anchor on NBC Sports, NFL Sunday Ticket and Animal Planet.
In addition to her television work, Cervasio has extensive experience in radio and currently serves as a fill-in
co-host on ESPN Radio New York. Her radio work also includes anchoring updates for Olympics Coverage in Sochi and London,
as well as play-by-play for women's hockey and gymnastics at the Torino and Athens Olympic Games on Westwood One Radio
and 20/20 updates for WFAN Radio in New York.
Outside of sports broadcasting Cervasio spends her time with various charities, including Madison Square Garden's
Garden of Dreams Foundation, which "makes dreams come true for kids facing obstacles." In support of the Garden of
Dreams, Cervasio ran the New York City Marathon in 2008, 2009 and 2013 and participated in the 2012 New York
Broadcasters Derby as a driver in a harness race.
Cervasio also frequently serves as an emcee for a number of highly successful charity programs and organizations,
including the American Cancer Society's "Coaches vs. Cancer," Special Olympics Massachusetts, the Allan Houston
Legacy Foundation, the Sports & Arts in Schools Foundation, UNICO, Maryland Alumni Association's "Maryland in
Manhattan," Financial Women's Association, National Cancer Center Gala, Voices Against Brain Cancer, and more.
In 2013 she was the Celebrity Guest Speaker for the Pre-Event of the Women on Wall Street Conference.
Cervasio regularly addresses students – from high school to graduate school – on the world of journalism, social
media and the sports industry. Speaking at "Maryland Day" at her alma matter, as a panelist at the College of
Journalism's "Shirley Povich Center for Sports Journalism" gives Tina great pride. In New York, she is a frequent
guest speaker and panelist at local colleges and universities, including Columbia University's Graduate School of
Business, the NYU Sports Business Masters Program, Princeton, Rutgers, St. John's and Fordham. She is also an active
member of WISE (Women in Sports and Events), AWSM (Association for Women in Sports Media) and Fellowship of
Cervasio has been honored as the "Woman of the Year" by the Belleville, New Jersey, Italian American Foundation, and
was inducted into the Nutley, New Jersey Hall of Fame in 2011, joining the likes of Martha Stewart and the late
Senator Frank Lautenberg.
Cervasio resides in New Jersey with her husband, Kevin McKearney and their Himalayan cats, Luke and Leia.