Bruce Beck Profile
Bruce Beck is an American Emmy Award-winning Sports Anchor/Reporter and Host working for NBC 4 New York – WNBC-TV. He joined the network in the year 1997.
Bruce Beck Education
Beck graduated from Livingston High School in the year 1974 and then attended Ithaca College. He graduated from the college in the year 1978 with a Bachelor of Science (BS) in Accounting. Beck also holds an Honorary Doctor of Letters Degree from St. John’s University where he was selected to deliver the commencement speech to the university’s Staten Island Campus in May 2009. During his stint in high school, he served as a student-athlete and was an inductee of the school’s hall of fame (1993).
Bruce Beck Career
Beck serves at NBC New York as a Lead Sports Anchor. Also, he hosts “Sports Final,” the station’s popular Sunday night sports program and serves as a sideline reporter for New York Giants pre-season football. He also co-hosts WNJU and WNBC’s annual “Health and Fitness Expo” at MetLife Stadium. Beck has hosted the station’s coverage of the “ING New York City Marathon.” He has served as a host of “The Rutgers Report with Coach Greg Schiano” and “Toyota Giants Report with Coach Tom Coughlin.”
He has also served as a host and contributor to several NBC 4’s specials such as Glory Days, the Stanley Cup Final, the United States Open Golf Championship, and The Belmont Stakes. Additionally, Beck has worked as a sideline reporter for NBC’s coverage of the WNBA and NBA, and as a host of the All-State Sports Update and the Sun America Sports Desk for NBC Sports.
For 2 and a half years, Beck has hosted Rutgers University athletics programming and he now hosts “Knightlife and A Slice of Knightlife” on ScarletKnights.com. For 8 years (2000-2008), Beck worked for NBA-TV as a studio anchor and served as a host of “Sports Images” and “Sportstalk” on the Comcast Network (CN8) for 3 years (1994-1997). He has worked as a staff broadcaster at MSG Network for 12 years. While there, he hosted the Yankees, Rangers, and Knicks, as well as the Millrose Games, the Lou Carnesecca Show, the National Horse Show, and Virginia Slims Championship. Beck was responsible for launching Bruce Beck Sports Broadcasting Camp in New Rochelle, New York in early 2017.
Over the years with NBC 4 New York, Beck has reported on numerous events including the Stanley Cup Final, the New York City Marathon, the 2020 Olympic Games, and the NBA Finals, just to name a few. Beck is a strong volunteer in the community. For 2 decades, he and his family have served those in need at the largest soup kitchen in Brooklyn, “St. John’s Bread and Life Program.” He has also been involved in Westchester Medical Center; Derek Jeter’s Turn 2 Foundation; Special Olympics New York; the Make-A-Wish Foundation; Children’s Aid Society; the Tom Coughlin Jay Fund Foundation; and others.
Quick Facts About Bruce Beck
|Full Name||Bruce David Beck|
|Age||65 years old as of 2021|
|Net Worth||$1 Million – $5 Million|
Awards and Recognitions
Beck holds various awards and honors which he has earned in his journalism career. He holds a 2011 New York Sports Emmy Award for interviewing Eric LeGrand (former Rutgers football player). Overall, Beck also holds 8 New York Sports Emmy Awards, 3 national Cable Ace Awards, and 2 Mid-Atlantic Sports Emmy Awards. Broadcasting & Cable Magazine named Beck “2021 National Sports Anchor of the Year.” The National Sports Media Association also named Beck “New York State Sportscaster of the Year.” Ithaca College honored Beck with the Jessica Savitch Award of Distinction for Excellence in Journalism in March 2017. The Jessica Savitch Award honors broadcasters for their mentoring of future journalists as well as for professional excellence.
Bruce Beck Age
Beck is 65 years old as of 2021. He was born on September 18, 1956, in Livingston, New Jersey, United States. He celebrates his birthday on the 18th of September every year.
Bruce Beck Height
Beck stands at a height of approximately 5 feet 8 inches (1.73 m).
Bruce Beck Family
Beck was raised in Livingston, New Jersey with his loving parents, Doris Beck (mother) and his father whose names are unknown. His mom has worked as a mayor twice — was the 1st female mayor of any Essex County municipality. Information regarding Beck’s siblings is currently under review. However, the information will be updated as soon as it’s available.
Bruce Beck Wife
Beck is married to his lovely spouse, Janet. The couple takes great pride in being biological mom and dad to their 2 adult sons, Michael and Jonathan. They also feel proud of being parents-in-law to their adult daughters-in-law, Calie and Jordana. Beck and Janet also have 4 grandchildren.
Bruce Beck Salary
Being one of the top journalists for NBC 4 New York, he earns an annual salary ranging from $ 20,000 – $ 100,000.
Bruce Beck Net Worth
Beck has an estimated net worth of between $1 Million – $5 Million which he has earned through his successful career as a Sports Anchor/Reporter and Host.
Bruce Beck’s Daughter Cancer
Beck’s daughter-in-law, Jordana, was diagnosed with stage II breast cancer at 32 years old when she was at 11 weeks pregnant with her 2nd child. The doctors said that it was safe for Jordana to carry and have the baby inside her womb while still undergoing treatment for cancer. Jordana shared her story on a Friday morning on “TODAY,” hosted by her father-in-law. The diagnosis of the cancer was in October 2018. She said that it first began with two tumors in her breast-both of which were triple-negative and she didn’t waste any time going for treatment. She underwent several chemotherapies and eventually a major surgery. However, she recovered and she is now in good health. Having faced the biggest challenge of her life, Jordana has come out with 2 healthy babies and enormous gratitude for life.
At NBC 4 New York Beck works alongside;
- Gilma Avalos
- Pat Battle
- Matt Brickman
- Erica Byfield
- Adelle Caballero
- John Chandler
- Michael Gargiulo
- Ted Greenberg
- Adam Kuperstein
- Maria LaRosa
- Rana Novini
- Natalie Pasquarella
- Dave Price
- Melissa Russo