Joe Amorosino

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Joe Amorosino (born c. 1970) is an American sportscaster.

Early life[edit]

Amorosino was born in Quincy, Massachusetts and grew up in the neighboring town of Braintree. He is a 1988 graduate of Don Bosco High School in Boston and a 1992 graduate of Boston University College of Communication.[1] Joe was voted Boston’s Best Sportscaster in 2011 by Boston.com’s A-List. He was also voted Boston’s Best Sportscaster in 2010 by CityVoter Boston A-List.

Broadcasting career[edit]

Amorosino's sportscasting career began as the Sports Director/Anchor for Cape 11 News in Yarmouth, Massachusetts in January 1995 where he covered local sports and the Cape Cod Baseball League, which features the top college baseball players in the country each summer. His next stop was WPRI-TV in Providence, Rhode Island, where he was weekend Sports Anchor/Reporter. He spent less than two years in Providence before joining WHDH-TV, 7News in Boston in March 1998 as a Sports Reporter and was named weekend Sports Anchor three years later in March 2001. Amorosino was named 7NEWS Sports Director/Anchor in July 2003. He also hosts the weekly sports show "Sports Xtra" on Sunday nights and manages the 7NEWS sports department.

Amorosino is an Emmy Award-winning sports reporter who has covered all three New England Patriots Super Bowl wins (2002, 2004, 2005) the Boston Red Sox World Series wins (2004, 2007), and the Boston Celtics NBA Championship win (2008) and the Boston Bruins most recent Stanley Cup Championship (2011). His 2003 interview with P. J. Stock received national attention when what was supposed to be an instructional story on fighting in the National Hockey League resulted in an unplanned brawl between Amorosino and Stock.

As the studio host for NBC Boston’s Olympic Zone, Amorosino has covered the Olympic Games in Vancouver 2010, Beijing 2008, and Torino 2006.

Awards[edit]

Amorosino was voted Boston’s Best Sportscaster in 2010 by CityVoter Boston A-List, where more than 45,000 votes decided the winner, and was the recipient of the "Young Alumni Council Award" for 2000.

References[edit]

  1. ^ For a sportswriter's livelihood, anchor's a way

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