Tina Cervasio is one of the most versatile sports broadcasters and personalities on television and radio today. The 20-year broadcast veteran is currently a sideline reporter on CBS Sports Network for College Football and College Basketball, a talk radio host at SiruisXM NBA Radio, and the pregame and halftime host of New York Red Bulls broadcasts on MSG Network. Cervasio is also the host of “Red Bulls Insider,” a magazine-show on MSG, and handles part-time reporting and anchor duties on FOX 5 New York’s “Good Day New York” and “Sports Extra”.
Cervasio, a seven-time New York Emmy Award Winner, as part of the New York Knicks Broadcasts on MSG Networks, is known for telling exclusive stories in feature packages about players, including #STATFam on Amare’ Stoudemire’s family unit, acquiring never before released photos of his private NYC Rooftop Wedding Ceremony in 2012. She also conducted an emotional interview with Carmelo Anthony about his late father, his Puerto Rican heritage, and his passion for giving back to those who live there. From Cervasio’s knowledge of covering the NBA and her interviewing skills, in 2015 she became the first female lead-host on SiriusXM NBA Radio.
Her radio work also includes anchoring each Olympic Games on Westwood One Radio Networks. Cervasio has worked the Rio, Sochi, and London Games as an anchor, play-by-play for women's hockey and gymnastics at the Torino and Athens Olympic Games.
Over her career, Cervasio has worked as a sideline reporter for the NFL on FOX and NBA on TNT. Prior to MSG, Cervasio was the Field Reporter for the Boston Red Sox on the New England Sports Network (NESN) and garnered multiple Emmy nominations for her work and received a personalized 2007 World Series ring.
Before her move to Boston, 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.
Cervasio is a University of Maryland graduate and was honored in 2014 with the "Distinguished Terrapin Award" by the University of Maryland, College of Journalism for "Excellence in Journalism." Other awards include the "Woman of the Year" by the Belleville, New Jersey Italian American Foundation, and the Nutley, New Jersey Hall of Fame Class of 2011, joining Martha Stewart and the late Senator Frank Lautenberg.
Cervasio also has a heart for charities. In 2008, 2009 and 2013 she ran the New York City Marathon for Garden of Dreams Foundation. She regularly visits New York City Public Schools to motivate students with Sports and Arts in Schools Foundation, serves on the fundraising committee for the Clara Maass Medical Center Foundation / David Diehl Golf Invitational, and serves as emcee for several fundraisers each year, including United Way of New York, Sarcoma Foundation of America, Voices Against Brain Cancer, and Coaches vs. Cancer among others. Cervasio is an active member of Women in Sports and Events (WISE), from the NYC Metro steering committee to emceeing events. WISE has afforded Cervasio the opportunity to follow in the footsteps of pioneers before her, becoming the first female emcee at the 2016 New York City Basketball Hall of Fame Induction. In 2017, Cervasio joined Inside Sport Group as a founding advisor, where she also serves as an emcee for each of the company’s exclusive member events.
Cervasio resides in New Jersey with her husband Kevin McKearney and their Himalayan cats, Luke and Leia. ~
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