SCARSDALE, N.Y. -- Happy birthday to Scarsdale’s Bruce Beck.
Beck, a Scarsdale resident, turns 58 on Thursday.
Beck, a weekday sports anchor at WNBC-TV, was born Sept. 18, 1956, in Livingston, N.J. He is in his 15th year with News 4 New York. He also files numerous sports reports for the station's various newscasts. The sportscaster has covered a multitude of events for News 4 New York, including Super Bowl XLII, the NBA Finals, the Stanley Cup Finals, the World Series, the U.S. Open Tennis Championship, the U.S. Open Golf Championship, the NCAA Final Four, the 2008 Summer Olympics from Beijing, the 2006 Winter Olympics from Torino, Italy, the 2004 Summer Olympics from Athens, Greece, and the 2002 Winter Olympics from Salt Lake City.
Beck has hosted and contributed to a number of WNBC-TV specials, including the live broadcast of the ING New York City Marathon, the Belmont Stakes, the U.S Open Golf Championship and "Glory Days," which preceded New York Yankees postseason games. Beck now hosts WNBC's Sunday night sports show, "Sports Final."
Beck has been named New York State Sportscaster of the Year three times — in 2007 and 2008 and again in 2010 — by the National Sportscasters and Sportswriters Association. He also received the 2006 New York Emmy as Outstanding Sports Anchor. Beck was twice named New Jersey Sportscaster of the Year by the National Sportscasters and Sportswriters Association. He also was the recipient of the 1999 New York Emmy for outstanding On-Camera Achievement: Sports Reporting. Overall, he has received eight New York Sports Emmys, one Mid-Atlantic Sports Emmy, and three national Cable Ace Awards.
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