Berman, Christopher

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Born: May 10, 1955 AD
Currently alive, at 58 years of age.

Nationality: American
Categories: TV Host


1955 - Born on the 10th of May in Greenwich, Connecticut, USA. American television sportscaster.

1977 - Hosted a news talk show and covered football and basketball games for WERI radio in Westerly, Rhode Island.

1979 - Berman's first television exposure came when he joined WVIT TV, an NBC affiliate in Hartford, Conn., as a weekend sports anchor.

         - Berman joined ESPN in October a month after the cable channel debuted.

1980 - Hosted the network's coverage of the NFL Draft.

1983 - Married to Kathy Alexinski on July 23rd.

1987 - Anchored the pregame and postgame highlight shows during the NFL season.

1988 - He hosted ESPN's first ever sports game show, "Boardwalk and Baseball's Super Bowl of Sports Trivia".

1989-1990 - Chris Berman has been selected the National Sportscaster of the Year by the members of the National Sportscasters and Sportswriters Association.

         - In addition to the NSSA Awards, he was also honored with a Cable Ace Award as cable's best sports host and The Cable Guide readers voted him "Best Cable Sportscaster."

         - He also hosts the Sunday night edition of Baseball Tonight, the network's nightly Major League Baseball news, highlights and features program.

1991 - Inducted into the Brown University Athletic Hall of Fame.

         - Chris Berman hosts NFL GameDay, a weekly Sunday morning pre game show which won a Sports Emmy Award and a Cable ACE NFL PrimeTime, ESPN's extensive Sunday evening highlight show and ESPN's Sunday night NFL telecasts.

1995 - Berman called Cal Ripken, Jr.'s record breaking 2,131st consecutive game.

         - He was ranked number 90 on The Sporting News' Top 100 Most Powerful People in Sports.

1996 - He joined ABC Sports as the halftime host on Monday Night Football.

         - Chief play-by-play announcer for ESPN's Wednesday baseball telecasts.
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