Bruce Beck NBC, Bio, Wiki, Age, Height, Wife, Camp, Salary, and Net Worth

Bruce Beck Bio | Wiki

Bruce Beck (Bruce David Beck) is a veteran American journalist currently working for NBC 4 New York as a Lead Sports anchor. He has been with NBC 4 New York for 24 years now and is also the host of NBC 4’s popular Sunday night sports show known as “Sports Final”. In addition, Bruce also serves as a sideline reporter for New York Giants pre-season football.

Bruce Beck Age

He was born on September 18, 1956, in Livingston, New Jersey, in the United States. Bruce is 64 years old.

Bruce Beck Height

He is a man of average stature. Bruce stands at a height of 5 ft 8 in (Approx 1.73 m).

Bruce Beck Family

He was born to his parents Doris Beck (mother) and Felix Beck (father) in Livingston, New Jersey. His mother was the first female Mayor of any Essex County municipality. In addition, Bruce’s mother served twice as the Mayor of Livingston. His grandparents’ names are Benjamin Lew and Miriam Lew. Bruce’s father Felix passed on on March 26, 2019, and later his mother followed on July 12, 2020. However, there is no much available information concerning his siblings. Hence it is not publicly known whether he has any siblings or not.

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Bruce Beck Wife

He is happily married to his beloved wife Janet Beck who is a camp director. The pair is blessed with two sons named Jonathan and Michael and two daughters-in-law named Calie and Jordana.  For the past 21 years, Bruce and his family serve those in need every Thanksgiving at St. John’s Bread and Life program, which is the largest soup kitchen in Brooklyn. He currently resides in Westchester County, New York.

Bruce Beck Daughter Cancer

In the year 2019, Bruce’s daughter-in-law Jordana was diagnosed with stage 2 breast cancer at 11 weeks pregnant with her second child. Doctors affirmed that it was safe for her to carry and give birth to her baby while still going through cancer treatment. Jordana shared her story on Today saying that it was news that no one wants to hear.

Bruce’s daughter said that she got the call in October 2018, confirming that she had stage 2 breast cancer after feeling a lump in her breast. The unexpected news made her and her husband collapse to the ground. She found out that she had two tumors in her breast which were both triple-negative. This confirmed the most aggressive form of breast cancer.

Jordana and her husband didn’t take any chances as they immediately started with treatment for her cancer. She underwent various surgeries and is still fighting breast cancer. Jordana is holding on to the hope of winning the fight against breast cancer.

Bruce Beck Education

He attended Livingston High School where he was a student-athlete. Bruce graduated in 1974 from high school and was inducted in 1993 into the school’s hall of fame. He later enrolled in Ithaca College in Ithaca, New York, where he graduated in 1978 with a bachelor of Science degree in Journalism.

Bruce Beck Camp

In the year 2017, Bruce began the Bruce Beck Sports Broadcasting Camp at Iona College located in New Rochelle, New York. He together with the top personalities as well as sportscasters in New York teaches the foundation of the industry to the succeeding generation of sports broadcasters. The camp ends at Yankee Stadium with children calling the play-by-play of a live Yankees game. Bruce together with Ian Eagle, CBS sports announcer, operated a similar camp at Yogi Berra Museum and Learning Center every summer from 2002-2016, in Montclair, New Jersey.

Bruce Beck NBC

He currently serves as a Lead Sports Anchor for NBC 4 New York. Bruce has spent 24 years at the TV Station and is also the host of NBC 4’s famous Sunday night sports show called “Sports Final”. Additionally, he also serves as the sideline reporter for New York Giants pre-season football. He has been named as the “New York State Sportscaster of the Year” by the National Sports Media Association (NSMA) on nine different occasions, earning the awards six successive years from 2007 to 2012, and also 2014, 2015 as well as 2017.

In addition, Bruce has been recognized with a 2011 New York Sports Emmy for his interview with Eric LeGrand, a former Rutgers football player. Besides that, he also obtained the 2006 New York Emmy for Outstanding Sports Anchor. In addition, he also earned the 1999 new york Emmy Award for excellent On-Camera Achievement in Sports Reporting. In total, Bruce has obtained eight New York Sports Emmys, three national Cable Ace Awards, and one Mid-Atlantic Sports Emmy. On March 10, 2017, he was acknowledged with the prestigious Jessica Savitch Award of Distinction for Excellence in journalism at the Paley Center for Media in New York City.

Bruce has covered numerous events for NBC 4 New York including the World Series, the Stanley Cup Finals, six Super Bowls, the NBA Finals, the U.S. Open Tennis Championship, among many others. In addition, also serves as the Co-host of WNBC as well as WNJU’s yearly health and Fitness Expo at MetLife Stadium. Besides that, Bruce was the host of WNBC-TV’s coverage of the ING New York City Marathon and also hosted The Rutgers Report with Coach Greg Schiano as well as the Toyota Giants Report with Coach Tom Coughlin.

Other Works

He has also contributed and hosted various WNBC-TV specials including The Belmont Stakes, the Stanley Cup Final, the U.S. Open Golf Championship, as well as “Glory Days” that preceded New York Yankees postseason games. In addition, Bruce hosted the Sun America Sports Desk as well as the All-State Sports Update for NBC Sports. Besides that, he also worked as a sideline reporter for the network’s coverage of the NBA and WNBA on NBC. He was a frequent contributor to WOR radio’s morning show along with John Gambling.

Bruce is the host of the weekly Rutgers University basketball and also football shows that air on MSG Network. He currently serves as an in-depth man for Spike’s Boxing and Kickboxing. He worked at NBA-TV from 2000-2008 serving as a studio anchor where he hosted “Sportstalk and Sports images on the Comcast Network called CN8 from 1994-1997. Bruce was a staff broadcaster with the MSG Network from 1982-1994. He has also hosted various games such as the Virginia Slims Championship, the Millrose Games, the Lou Carnesecca Show, as well as the National Horse Show.

Some of Bruce’s colleagues at NBC include:

Checkey Beckford – Reporter

Matt Brickman – Meteorologist

John Chandler – Sports Anchor

Bruce Beck Salary

He makes quite a generous amount from working as a Lead Sports Anchor for NBC 4 New York. Bruce’s salary is $120,585 annually.

Bruce Beck Net Worth

Having worked with NBC 4 for 24 years, Bruce has managed to accumulate a decent fortune. His net worth is $1.5 million.

How Much Is Beck Worth

Having worked in the media industry for more than two decades, Bruce has a net worth of $1.5 million.

How Old Is Bruce Beck

From our research, Bruce was born on September 18, 1956, in Livingston, New Jersey, in the USA. He is currently 64 years old.

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