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 almost three decades 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.
Moreover, 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.
Bruce Beck Age
He was born on September 18, 1956, in Livingston, New Jersey, in the United States. Bruce is 66 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 his mother followed on July 12, 2020. However, there is not much available information concerning his siblings. Hence it is not publicly known whether Bruce has any siblings or not.
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 have served those in need every Thanksgiving at St. John’s Bread and Life program, which is the most enormous soup kitchen in Brooklyn, New York. 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 treatment for her cancer. She underwent various surgeries and after 16 out of 16 chemotherapy treatments, Jordana was declared cancer free in 2019 following a Pet Scan.
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 Sports Broadcasting Camp | 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 snchor for NBC 4 New York. Bruce has spent almost three decades 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. Bruce has covered numerous events for NBC 4 New York including the World Series, the Stanley Cup Finals, and six Super Bowls, among many others.
In addition, he is also 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. He has also contributed to and hosted various WNBC-TV specials. Moreover, Bruce hosted the Sun America Sports Desk as well as the All-State Sports Update for NBC Sports.
In addition, he also served as a sideline reporter for the network’s coverage of the NBA and WNBA on NBC and was a frequent contributor to WOR radio’s morning show along with John Gambling. Bruce worked at NBA-TV for 8 years serving as a studio anchor where he hosted “Sportstalk and Sports images on the Comcast Network called CN8. Moreover, 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 NBC4 include:
Checkey Beckford – Reporter
Matt Brickman – Meteorologist
John Chandler – Sports Anchor
Joe Fryer – West Coast Correspondent
Meagan Fitzgerald – Correspondent
John Torres – Medical Correspondent
Bruce Beck Awards
Bruce has been named the “New York State Sportscaster of the Year” by the National Sports Media Association (NSMA) on nine different occasions, earning the award six successive years from 2007 to 2012, and also 2014, 2015 as well as 2017. In addition, he has been recognized with a 2011 New York Sports Emmy for his interview with Eric LeGrand, a former Rutgers football player.
Besides that, Bruce 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 Beck Salary
He makes quite a generous amount from working as a lead sports snchor for NBC 4 New York. Bruce’s average salary is $120,585 per year.
Bruce Beck Net Worth
Having worked with NBC 4 for almost three decades, Bruce has managed to accumulate a decent fortune. His estimated net worth is $1.5 million.
How Tall Is Bruce Beck
He is a man of average stature who stands at a height of 5 ft 8 in.
How Old Is Bruce Beck
Bruce is 66 years old. He was born on September 18, 1956, in Livingston, New Jersey, in the USA.
Where Is Bruce Beck
Bruce has been working as a lead sports anchor for NBC 4 New York for almost three decades now. He currently resides in Westchester County, New York along with his family.