BOB COSTAS

THIS SPEAKER'S SET FEE PLACES HIM/HER WITHIN THE RANGE OF:

$40,001 and above
 
TRAVELS FROM: New York

VIDEOS:
No videos listed.

SPEECH TITLES AND/OR TOPICS   Click Here for Detailed Description

  • Bob Costas on His Experiences and Observations about Sports and Broadcasting
  • A Fan’s Case for Baseball
  • On the Record with Bob Costas

Categories

Current Events | Sports | Media | Celebrity | Humor

Biography

Bob Costas has won twenty-three Emmy awards—more than any sports broadcaster. His versatility has been recognized with awards and nominations in the categories of hosting, play-by-play, writing, journalism, news, and entertainment. His peers have named him the “National Sportscaster of the Year” a record eight times, and in 2012, he was elected to the National Sportscasters and Sportswriters Hall of Fame.

Also in 2012, Bob was selected for the Walter Cronkite Award for distinction in journalism. He and Al Michaels are the only sports broadcasters to be so honored.

From the “Baseball Game of the Week” in the 1980’s, through his hosting of the Olympics, the late night interview program “Later … with Bob Costas”, his programs on HBO, and more, he has been a prominent part of the coverage of every major sport over the past three decades. His thoughtful commentaries on a variety of issues have established him as one of his generation’s most distinctive voices.

The 2012 London Olympics were Bob’s tenth for NBC. In addition, he has hosted six Super Bowls, and has been part of the coverage as either play-by play announcer, or host of seven World Series, and ten NBA Finals. Bob Costas has been a prominent part of NBC’s presentations of major events, such as the Kentucky Derby and the U. S. Open Golf Championship.

Beyond NBC, Mr. Costas work with HBO, and more recently the Major League Baseball Network have drawn widespread acclaim. In 2000 Bob Costas book, Fair Ball, a Fan’s Case for Baseball spent several weeks on the New York Times best seller list. His collaborations with Joe Garner on a series of coffee table books and audio sports histories have also been best sellers.

At present, Mr. Costas hosts “Football Night in America” on NBC, continues to be the prime-time host of NBC’s Olympic coverage, while also contributing to NBC News programs such as “Nightly News”, “Rock Center”, and the “Today Show.” With the advent of the new NBC Sports Network, his program “Costas Tonight” reprises the issue oriented town hall format that was such a successful part of his run at HBO. At MLBN, he has been able to return to his first love, baseball—contributing interviews, commentaries, and play-by-play to the new network.

Bob Costas is a native of Queens, New York and grew up on Long Island. He attended Syracuse University in New York, where he majored in communications. He began his professional career at WSYR-TV and radio in 1973 while studying at Syracuse before joining KMOX radio in St. Louis in 1974. He has been with NBC since 1980.


BOOKS    Search For A Book

  • Fair Ball, A Fan's Case for Baseball

Live chat by BoldChat
My Favorite Speakers
 

Similar Speaker

Chip Chinery
In the past few years, Chip Chinery has appeared on Friends, Drew Carey, Curb Your Enthusiasm, Seinfeld, Providence, Sabrina-The Teenage Witch, For Your Love, Men Behaving Badly, Oh Baby, Dead Last, The Man Show and 3rd Rock From The Sun
More>>

Don McMillan

Don McMillan graduated from Stanford University with a Master’s Degree in Electrical Engineering in 1982. He went to work for AT&T Bell Laboratories where he worked as part of the team that designed the world’s first 32-bit Microprocessor. He then
More>>

Tim Gard

Tim Gard, CSP, CPAE, is a tears-in-your-eyes-laugh-out-loud speaker who teaches people to be more resilient and resourceful, and coaches businesses on how to enhance productivity and employee enthusiasm. Tim provides amazing take-home value delivered with his one-of-a-kind
More>>

Dale Henry
After earning his B.S. and M.S. in Secondary Education, Dale Henry completed his Ph.D. in 1991 with a concentration in the area of Adult and Continuing Education. He has served as an educator, administrator, author, speaker, trainer, consultant and
More>>


TRANSLATE:
Cartier's achievements in Fine fake rolex Watchmaking are the fruit of a constantly innovative approach at the service of highly distinctive aesthetics. Sometimes men also like réplique montres in fact. And sometimes you may need replica watches when you went out. The luxury christian louboutin schuhe can make you perfect in your life. I just like Christian Louboutin Schuhe for some reasons! Their freedom and importance have enabled christian louboutin to revolutionise the representation of time with replica watches Watchmaking pieces that adhere to the swiss replica watches Manufacture's highest replica watches uk standards.You may like Affordable Wedding Dresses online. They are very cheap wedding dresses. Its past as an inventor and designer prom dresses has given rise to a style that favours volume and shapes. All kinds of Prom Dresses for sale.