Steve Cangialosi

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Steven Donato Cangialosi (born 1963) is the primary television play-by-play announcer for the New Jersey Devils on MSG Plus and the New York Red Bulls on the MSG Network and 98.7 ESPN New York. Cangialosi replaced Mike "Doc" Emrick after he stepped down from the play-by-play role after 21 seasons in 2011.[1][2] He currently serves with color analyst and former NHL defensemen, Ken Daneyko after working for 3 seasons with Chico Resch, former NHL goaltender. Previous to this, Cangialosi served as the backup play-by-play announcer to Emrick and the primary studio host for pre/post and intermission studio shows. He has also had other various jobs in television and radio including a three year run as a sports talk-show host on ESPN radio in New York City. Steve Cangialosi broadcast his first Olympic Games at the London 2012 games, broadcasting Association Football matches. Also fills in announcer of soccer matches for Bein Sport.

Broadcasting career[edit]

Cangialosi began his broadcasting career at Sports Phone, a dial-in sports score service, while he was still attending college in 1984. After he spent a year as the sports editor at WNEW-FM,[3] he worked in a similar capacity from 1987 to 1992 at WINS,[2] where he was the station's youngest on-air reporter.[4] He joined NY1 in August 1992 as one of the channel's original on-air personalities.[3] He was the host of New York Sports on 1 during his eight years at NY1 until 2000.[2] He concurrently was a talk-show host and sportscaster at ESPN Radio from 1997 to 2000.[5]Alsocalls soccer matches for Bein Sport.

Personal[edit]

A Queens native,[6] Cangialosi was raised in South Ozone Park. He is the second of Victor and Rose Cangialosi's three sons.[4] His father was a photographic technician at Authentic Color in New York City.[7] After graduating from John Adams High School,[3] he earned a Bachelor of Arts in Journalism from New York University in 1985.[6] He was married to television producer Mallory Prestlien from April 1, 1995 until her death on October 19, 2005. Both had met while working at NY1.[7][8] He was the son-in-law of Robert Ivers.[9]

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